Sessions@AOL (Fort Minor EP)

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Live album / Digital Album by Fort Minor
Released July 18, 2006 (2006-07-18)
Recorded November 02, 2005 at the Capitol Studio (Studio A) in (Los Angeles, California)
Genre Hip Hop
Length 18:13 (Digital Download)
49:56 (Webcast)
Label Machine Shop
Producer Mike Shinoda
Fort Minor chronology
The Rising Tied

Sessions@AOL is the first live/digital compilation album by Linkin Park co-vocalist Mike Shinoda for his well-known hip-hop side project, Fort Minor.[1] This was recorded in Studio A of the Capitol Studio in Los Angeles, California, and filmed on November 2, 2005. The album included the live versions of songs that were included in Fort Minor's first studio album, The Rising Tied, which was released on November 22, 2005.[2] Due to its time length in the digital download version, it is considered an EP.

Live performance[edit]

The live performance included two versions. The digital download version and the webcast version. The digital download version only included the audio live versions of the songs. But the webcast version included the video of the live performance of the song and in addition it had performances of "It's Goin' Down" and "Where'd You Go" with Holly Brook, an interview with Mike Shinoda, and Sessions @ AOL announcements by Mike. It is rumored that Fort Minor did a whole set to rehearse for the gig at the Universal Amphitheater in LA that month, but it is not confirmed. Eric Bobo from Cypress Hill came out and played his Latin drums on the song "Believe Me". After Fort Minor did "There They Go", they launched into "It's Goin' Down", and then Holly Brook came out and they practiced "Where'd You Go".[3]


Some clips of "Where'd You Go" and "Believe Me" can be seen in interviews with Holly Brook and Bobo on the Fort Minor Militia website. There is a "Behind the Scene's" montage video on that can be viewed that has part of "It's Goin Down" in it. The show was released through AOL as a part of its Sessions@AOL series. It came with a front cover and a back cover. The set list of the release was in a different order and did not include "Where'd You Go" or "It's Goin' Down".


The live performances of the whole track list of the digital album is available on iTunes for purchase.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Remember the Name" (featuring Styles of Beyond) (Live) 3:30
2. "High Road" (Live) 3:28
3. "There They Go" (Live) 2:37
4. "Believe Me" (featuring Eric Bobo & Styles of Beyond) (Live) 5:05
5. "Petrified" (Live) 3:33
Total length: 18:13


No. Title Length
1. "Petrified" (Live) 3:35
2. "Believe Me" (featuring Bobo & Styles of Beyond) (Live) 5:05
3. "Remember the Name" (featuring Styles of Beyond) (Live) 3:30
4. "High Road" (Live) 3:28
5. "There They Go" (Live) 2:37
6. "It's Goin' Down" (Live) 1:57
7. "Where'd You Go" (Live) 3:40
8. "Behind the Scenes montage of Where'd You Go" 11:01
9. "Interview with Mike Shinoda" 17:01
10. "Sessions @ AOL announcements by Mike" 3:05
Total length: 49:56



Additional Musicians

  • Styles of Beyond (rap vocals on "Remember the Name" and "Believe Me")
  • Eric Bobo (Latin drums on "Believe Me")
  • Toy Soldier (drums)
  • Los Angeles choir (backing vocals and strings)

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide July 18, 2006 Digital Media/Webcast Machine Shop


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