Episode 43 - Dream Theater (A View from the Top of the World) Detailed Review and Reaction

Breaking Absolutes

07-11-2021 • 2時間 38分

My first listen to Dream Theater's new album: A View from the Top of the World. I share thoughts on what's new, lyrical themes, echoes from previous albums, the contributions of each member of the band, and more!

0:00 Intro

3:12 The Alien

8:02 My Thoughts on Petrucci's Soloing

10:22 The Alien Continued

13:22 My Thoughts on James's Voice

18:01 The Alien Continued

32:26 Answering the Call

48:14 Invisible Monster

1:04:20 My Thoughts on John Myung

1:07:45 Invisible Monster Continued

1:21:53 Transcending Time

1:33:20 Awaken the Master

1:55:19 A View from the Top of the World

2:32:09 Final Thoughts

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