Mike Shinoda, of Linkin Park fame, is back with his side-project Fort Minor. He released his first new music as Fort Minor in almost a decade with the new single “Welcome.” You can listen to the song by playing the video below. To get the full experience, watch on Google Chrome or the YouTube app. Use the WASD keys or rotate your phone to watch the 360 version.
If you like the song, head over to Fort Minor’s website where you can download the song for free by joining the band’s mailing list.
Shinoda had this to say about the song: “I didn’t intend to write a new Fort Minor song, it just kinda happened. It’s not part of a new album, it’s just a song that I knew I wanted people to hear right now.
‘”Welcome’ is an underdog song, an outsider’s song. Fort Minor has always been my outside outlet as a solo musician and painter, and a way for me to build confidence as an individual, though my individual voice. I played every note, wrote and sang every word, produced and mixed the song, and created all the artwork.”
Hopefully this will actually lead to Shinoda creating a new Fort Minor album. Until then, enjoy “Welcome.”
Fort Minor appeared on Conan last night to perform the new single.
Austin is in his final year at the University of Florida studying English. He enjoys binge watching on Shark Tank, winning the Mortal Kombat, and occasionally stepping in for Batman when necessary.