Linkin Park – The Catalyst Review
“The Catalyst” is taken from American rock band Linkin Park’s 4th studio album “A Thousand Suns”. It was released on 2 August, 2010 by Warner Bros. Records as the first single from their album. It was produced by Mike Shindoa and Rick Rubin, and written by Linkin Park. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The official music video was released on 25 August, 2012 and directed by Joe Hahn.
“The Catalyst” ranked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks, at number 1 on the Billboard Rock Songs, at number 1 on the Billboard Alternative Songs, at number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100, at number 1 on the UK Rock Chart, at number 40 on the UK Singles Chart, at number 29 on the Swiss Single Top 100 Chart, at number 31 on the Swedish Singles Top 60 Chart, at number 27 on the RIANZ Singles Chart, at number 8 on the Hungarian Single Top 10 Chart, at number 11 on the German Top 100 Singles Chart, at number 29 on the European Hot 100 Singles chart, at number 95 on the Dutch Single Top 100, at number 28 on the Canadian Hot 100, at number 9 on the Belgian Ultratip Wallonia, at number 18 on the Austria Top 40 Chart and at number 33 on the ARIA Singles Chart.