Riff Raff

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"Riff Raff"
Remix-Reanimation Cover.jpg
Song by Linkin Park from the album Reanimation
Recorded 2001
Released July 30, 2002
Length 0:21
Time signature 4/4
Writer Horst Simco
Producer Mike Shinoda
Label Warner Bros.

Reanimation track listing
  1. Opening
  2. Pts.Of.Athrty
  3. Enth E Nd
  4. Chali
  5. Frgt/10
  6. P5hng Me A*wy
  7. Plc.4 Mie Hæd
  8. X-Ecutioner Style
  9. H! Vltg3
  10. Riff Raff
  11. Wth>You
  12. Ntr\Mssion
  13. Ppr:Kut
  14. Rnw@y
  15. My<Dsmbr
  16. Stef
  17. By_Myslf
  18. Kyur4 Th Ich
  19. 1stp Klosr
  20. Krwlng

Background

"[Riff Raff]" is a voicemail left on Mike Shinoda's answering machine by the DJ Riff Raff, who had previously joined the band on stage to perform "It's Goin' Down" on February 8, 2002 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Even though Riff Raff didn't work on any remixes for Reanimation, the recording was used as an interlude on the album.

Music Video

The music video for "[Riff Raff]" was directed by Joe Hahn[1] for MTV2's "MTV:Playback" and features a girl sleeping in her bed while the voice message by Riff Raff is played.

MTV: Playback was originally aired on July 27, 2002 at 2:00pm, with a rerun on July 28, 2002 at 8:00pm.[2]

Versions

Note: Only the date of the very first release of each version is listed.

Title Album Length Recorded Released Notes
[Riff Raff] Reanimation 0:21 2001 July 30, 2002
  • Features vocals by Riff Raff.

Personnel

  • Riff Raff - vocals

Production (Album)

  • Mike Shinoda - producer
  • Mark "Spike" Stent - mixing
  • David Treahearn - mixing assistant
  • Paul "P-Dub" Walton - ProTools enginer
  • Brian "Big Bass" Gardner - mastering, digital editing
  • Nancie Stern - sample clearance

Lyrics

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