New Linkin Park single 'Iridescent' to be featured in Transformers: Dark of the Moon film
LINKIN PARK has announced their new single, 'Iridescent' will be featured as the end title song in Paramount Pictures’ upcoming Michael Bay film Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The track is a fresh take of the song 'Iridescent' which originally appeared on the band’s current album A Thousand Suns. The third instalment of the blockbuster Transformers series opens worldwide July 1, 2011.
One of the most successful collaborations between music and film, the previous Linkin Park singles to appear in the first two Transformers films, “What I’ve Done” from the first Transformers film, has sold over 3 million downloads in the US, and 'New Divide' from 2009’s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, just crossed the 2 million mark. Both songs were top selling singles for the band, and went to #1 on the modern rock radio charts."
Linkin Park’s Joe Hahn will be directing the video for ‘Iridescent.’ Hahn also directed the video for “ New Divide,” which featured footage from the second Transformers film, and has received over 78 million views on YouTube.
See footage of Transformers: Dark of the Moon with Jablonsky and Shinoda discussing collaboration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb0C5aMA4Fc
Linkin Park continues their A Thousand Suns World Tour this summer in Europe, headlining several music festivals, including UK’s Download Festival and The iTunes Festival. In September, the band heads to Japan and Southeast Asia, with a stop on the main stage of the 2011 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix on September 25th. For tour information and updates please visit http://www.linkinpark.com