Post Traumatic (EP)

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Post Traumatic
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ReleasedJanuary 25, 2018
ProducerMike Shinoda
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Post Traumatic is the first EP by Mike Shinoda, vocalist, keyboardist and guitarist of American rock band Linkin Park. The EP, being his first solo release, was released on January 25, 2018, by Warner Bros. and Machine Shop.[2][3]


The EP was released about six months following lead singer Chester Bennington's death and contains three songs composed by Mike Shinoda as a way to cope with the loss of his friend and to express everything he'd been going through over this period.[4][5] In a release note, he wrote:

All three of the songs on the EP received official music videos[7][8] and were included on the Post Traumatic album.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mike Shinoda.

Digital download[9]
1."Place to Start"2:13
2."Over Again"3:51
3."Watching as I Fall"3:31
Total length:9:35


  • Mike Shinoda – songwriting, performance, artwork, production, mixing on "Place to Start"
  • Rob Bourdon – percussion on "Place to Start"
  • Manny Marroquin – mixing on tracks "Over Again" and "Watching as I Fall"
  • Michelle Mancini – mastering


  1. ^ Morrison, Luke (January 25, 2018). "[Album Review] Mike Shinoda – Post Traumatic [EP]". AltWire. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Blistein, Jon. "Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Unveils 'Post Traumatic' EP". Rolling Stone. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "LINKIN PARK'S MIKE SHINODA Drops Surprise EP, 'Post Traumatic'". Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Pays Tribute to Chester Bennington on New EP: Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  5. ^ "Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda pays tribute to Chester Bennington on new EP". NME. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  6. ^ Hussein, Wandera (January 25, 2018). "Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Shares Intimate, Three-Song 'Post Traumatic' EP Along With Visuals". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  7. ^ "Mike Shinoda Releases New Post Traumatic EP With 3 Homemade Music Videos". Spin. January 25, 2018. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
  8. ^ "Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Unveils 'Post Traumatic' EP". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
  9. ^ "Post Traumatic – by Mike Shinoda on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved January 25, 2018.

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