Determined (song)

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"Determined"
Single by Mudvayne
from the album Lost and Found
Released 2005
Recorded 2004 at The Plant Studios in Sausalito, California[1][2]
Genre Groove metal
Length 2:39
Label Epic
Producer(s) Dave Fortman[2]
Mudvayne singles chronology
"World So Cold"
(2003)
"Determined"
(2005)
"Happy?"
(2005)

"Determined" is the first single from American band Mudvayne's third studio album, Lost and Found.

Music and lyrics[edit]

The song contains elements of thrash metal[3] and hardcore punk.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Determined" shows the band playing the song in front of a large group of moshing fans. It was recorded in New York City.[5]

Appearances in other media[edit]

The song is featured in the soundtrack to Need for Speed: Underground 2 (Need for Speed: Underground Rivals on PlayStation Portable).[5][6]

Live performance[edit]

Mudvayne performed the song live for the first time in early 2005 during a small clubs tour.[7] It has since become a regular part of the band's setlist.

Reception[edit]

Johnny Loftus of Allmusic called the song "one of Mudvayne's all-time strongest tracks".[3] It also received praise from the Baltimore Sun.[8]

The song was nominated at the 2006 Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance but lost to Slipknot's "Before I Forget".[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Determined"   2:39


Sources[edit]

  1. ^ comments policy  10  comments posted. "Mudvayne: 'Fall Into Sleep' Video Online | News @". Ultimate-guitar.com. Retrieved 2013-04-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Mudvayne". Wayback.archive.org. 2004-06-18. Retrieved 2013-04-26. 
  3. ^ a b Loftus, Johnny. "Lost and Found - Mudvayne : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  4. ^ Mudvayne at the Marquee Ed Masley. AZ Central. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Mudvayne Featured On Need for Speed Underground 2 - in Metal News". Metal Underground.com. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  6. ^ GameZone. "Mudvayne "Determined" Against Xbox Ga...". GameZone. Retrieved 2013-03-18. 
  7. ^ MUDVAYNE BRINGS ITS METAL TO SMALL CLUBS (subscription required)
  8. ^ Mudvayne gets down to bare essentials (subscription required)
  9. ^ "MUDVAYNE Members Feel Like 'Fish Out Of Water' At GRAMMYS". Blabbermouth.Net. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 

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