Determined (song)

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"Determined"
Mudvayne determined.png
Single by Mudvayne
from the album Lost and Found
Released January 2005
Recorded 2004, The Plant Studios in Sausalito, California, U.S.[1][2]
Genre Thrash metal[3]
Length 2:40
Label Epic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Dave Fortman[2]
Mudvayne singles chronology
"World So Cold"
(2003)
"Determined"
(2005)
"Happy?"
(2005)
"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[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 censored version of the song is featured in the soundtrack to Need for Speed: Underground 2.[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. ^ "Mudvayne: 'Fall Into Sleep' Video Online | News @". Ultimate-guitar.com. Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2013-04-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Mudvayne". Wayback.archive.org. 2004-06-18. Archived from the original on 2004-06-18. Retrieved 2013-04-26. 
  3. ^ a b c 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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