Linkin Park unveiled the lyric video for "Battle Symphony" on Thursday (March 16), the second song from their upcoming album, One More Light, due out May 19. The reggae-tinged ballad mixes LP's typical lyrical urgency with a loping rhythm and ominous keyboards as singer Chester Bennington lays out a redemption story with the lines: "I hear my battle symphony/ All the world in front of me/ If my armor breaks/ I'll fuse it back together/ Battle symphony/ Please just don't give up on me/ And my eyes are wide awake."
The melodic track about picking yourself off the ground, dusting off and going back into the fight swells to a crescendo in its final third via a mix of strings, skittery beats and uplifting synth breaks.
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It's the second visual we've gotten from the band, following on the heels of the cathartic Tim Mattia-directed video for first single, "Heavy," which featured a tortured Bennington battling his inner demons alongside the track's guest vocalist, Kiiara.