"Jornada Del Muerto" as written by Chester Charles Bennington, Robert G. Bourdon, Brad Delson, Mike Shinoda, Dave Farrell and Joseph Hahn....
もちあげて ときはなして
もちあげて ときはなして
もちあげて ときはなして
もちあげて ときはなして

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"Jornada del Muerto" as written by Chester Charles Bennington Brad Delson

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  • +6
    General CommentAlso would like to add that the song title is a reference to Jornada Del Muerto, a desert in New Mexico where the first atomic bomb testing was held. The lyrics are in Japanese to comply with the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

    Another hidden little tid-bit fact that has to do with the concept.
    pastachickennugget42on September 30, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI don't know if these are the right lyrics, but this song is one of my favourites of the album...
    Rammherzon September 18, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationSomeone should put the romaji up
    It is: mochi agete, tokihanashite

    If you do translate it, the literal translations are: mochi - hold, agete - all, tokihanashite - release.
    Now i know it is 'lift me up, let me go' but the best aspect of a concept album, let alone music, is that we can perceive them any way we wish.
    So my interpretation is that we have everything as a well functioning civilisation, but we're letting it go and compromising them by conflict.

    Just putting it out there, the interlude is just mesmerising. I can listen to it for days. Definitely one of my favourties in the album.
    smexybakon June 25, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentJornada Del Muerto translates to Journey of the Dead.
    linkinparkisepicnesson February 21, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTranslates to "Lift me up, Let me go".
    MalJon September 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is true what pastachickennugget says about New Mexico. Nice Japanese singing by Mike.
    JCushon October 15, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes, i agree with you guys and i want to add that it's one of the 6 songs in a thousand suns album which are little and are used just to make an atmosphere. that's why a thousand suns is a concept album.
    nectarioson May 07, 2011   Link
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    General CommentLift me up let me go.
    AdamArtzon July 08, 2013   Link

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