Despite the fact that we had to face extreme cold and heat, all the tiredness, the
dust and the hours waiting (and getting dirty) in a farm (it was a farm, because
– well, it was supposed to be the Brazilian Woodstock), it was worth it. Only
those who were there are able to explain and understand what the whole concert
experience was like. For those who were not able to attend the event, we’ll try to
summarize it up:

10/11/10. After exact six years and a month, the Brazilians were able to see the most
waited concert in recent times: Linkin Park. The band came to play at the third and last
day of the SWU Festival, which featured bands like Incubus, The Mars Volta, Queens
Of The Stone Age, Rage Against The Machine, Kings of Leon – besides Linkin Park, of
course. But to close the last night with class, there needed to be Mike, Chester, Phoenix,
Rob, Brad and Joe…

Many of us arrived at the festival venue at 8:00am, and Linkin Park’s performance was
scheduled to midnight. But the wait was worth it the moment we heard the first note
of “The Requiem”, which was followed by “Wretches and Kings”. In a few seconds
more than 60 thousand people started to sing, jump and basically got thrilled with the
new songs from the album “A Thousand Suns” and hits like “In The End”, “Faint”
and “Crawling”. Chester and Mike sang in a stage decorated with brazilian flags, one of
which mixture Linkin Park-ish artwork with the National Flag and was given to them by
members of LinkinPark:br. During “One Step Closer”, Chester ran throughout the stage
from one side to another as he waved the green and yellow flag. As two hours of pure
concert energy went by, the band closed its set with class, and with “Bleed It Out”, they
made the whole country shake!

For us -- from LinkinPark:br -- it was a special day. First of all, because Mike posted
the “Welcome Back to Brazil” video on his blog and the official website; after part
of the website team attended the Meet & Greet, where the experience is even harder
do explain: meeting personally your favorite band seems like a dream which you just
don’t ever wake up from… After the M&G, Mike – who, as a way to thank us for the
welcome back video, recorded a very special video: “Welcome to linkinparkbr.com”.
We’ll keep that moment in our hearts forever!

We dedicate this post especially to the Brazilian fans and the biggest band of the world!
We’d also like to take the opportunity to ask the band one thing: Please, do not make us
wait too much, hurry back!

Special thanks for LPBR Team, LPU and the best band in the world...LINKIN PARK!

Setlist:

01. The Requiem

02. Wretches and Kings

03. Papercut

04. Given Up

05. New Divide

06. Faint

07. Empty Spaces

08. When They Come For Me

09. No More Sorrow

10. Jornada del Muerto

11. Waiting for the End

12. Wisdom, Justice and Love

13. Iridescent

14. Numb

15. The Radiance

16. Breaking the Habit

17. Shadow of the Day

18. Crawling

19. One Step Closer

20. Fallout

21. The Catalyst

22. The Messenger

23. In the End

24. What I’ve Done

25. Bleed it Out

You can check some photos here!

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Comment by Matheus Guimaraes on October 16, 2010 at 10:17am
wow!!!! It WAS THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFEE!!!!!!
THANKS FOR COMING HERE IN BRASILL!! AND HURRY BACK!!!
Comment by Alexandre Almeida on October 16, 2010 at 8:03am
I wish they come to Portugal!
Comment by Kuo-Hung , Lee on October 16, 2010 at 7:55am
I hope that Linkin Park can come to the Main Stadium of The World Games2009 in Kaohsiung City in Taiwan!
Comment by slavo on October 16, 2010 at 6:11am
Its luck or no ? I was kid like in my photo (From the inside) ^^... All was foreign .. :)
Comment by Lina Charisi on October 16, 2010 at 5:25am
Oh my God, It must have been awsome! I can't wait to see them again in Greece...
Comment by Mikael Olsson on October 16, 2010 at 4:39am
Amazing setlist!
Comment by slavo on October 16, 2010 at 4:26am
Hello, im from Slovakia.... I say ayoo to brasil :-))) youre not alone! :)
Comment by Ricardo Rodigues on October 16, 2010 at 3:34am
"Please, do not make us wait too much, hurry back"
Thank you for changing my life, and without fear of being happy with great pleasure I say that you are the best band in the world! thanks
Comment by ewan fraser on October 16, 2010 at 3:16am
Comment by Daniele Rodrigues on October 15, 2010 at 9:51pm
Linkin Park is the best band ever, they make my life at the festival. The show was amazing. Thank you.

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