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SIX DEGREES OF INNER TURBULENCE

Dream Theater

 

Progressive Metal

4.14 | 2038 ratings

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agla
4 stars "Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence" is a turning point in the career of Dream Theater . Two CDs that are a photo of the double face of Dream Theater . The first CD is the most experimental, different from what was done in the past the group.

The intro of "The Glass Prison" is evil and aggression, perhaps comparable only to the couple "The Mirror / Lie": The song is the beginning of the Mike Portnoy' Saga. He began to write as a result of its well known problems with alcohol.

The piece begins with the tolling of a funeral bell, which follows the dirtiest riffs and sharp created by John Petrucci. A great piece, a song that only in the final shows the melody of Dream Theater .

"Blind Faith" begins quietly that makes us catch our breath, after the mad rush of "The Glass Prison": a melodic beginning that LaBrie plays masterfully until the middle piece, when John Petrucci and Jordan Rudess to get in the chair with a sequence of solos among the most beautiful in the discography of Dream Theater .

"Misunderstood" which releases all his anger in a refrain full of pathos, and an acid and alien solo by John Petrucci .

"The Great Debate" is a beautiful reflection of an ethical moral, on the use of stem cells ( "Are You Justified / Justified in Taking / Life To Save Life "). The song through its thirteen minutes in length, is moving sinuously, to give a display of his power in a chorus very successful .

Closes the first CD, the sad "Disappear", touching the peaks of the highest quality. An exciting and tragic love story, a state of mind that most of the shadows of lights. One of the best songs ever in the group.

With the second cd the group change the music, And they do it in a clear and obvious, the melody that had characterized the masterpiece of "Scenes From A Memory", is taken up in part.

The piece ( forty-two minutes duration) representing six different diseases, six different kinds of suffering, six different moods, Six different views of reality. Ambitious project which manifests itself in the first movement opera.

"Overture" A beautiful opening words where Rudess stands out for the airy melodies. Just his piano opens "About To Crash", that there is about a girl with mood swings that they fall into depression.

"War Inside My Head" ( the ghosts which return in the mind of an ex- soldier ), and "The Test That Stumped Them All" ( battle between a schizophrenic and his doctors within the walls of an insane asylum ) oozing poison and rhythmic psychotic, a fire of napalm the first, while the second plays in a manner likely the patient's perspective .

Back to the calm and sweetness with "Goodnight Kiss", which tells the eternal drama of a mother who does not want to resign themselves to the loss of her daughter. Very nice the solo of Petrucci.

The magnificent "Solitary Shell", enchanted with the story of a boy with difficulty adapting to reality. Literally chills the final part, with the couple Rudess / Petrucci again on the shields.

"About To Crash" (Reprise) includes the track number two developing it further in a more rocking direction at the beginning, but then that leads to the majesty of the incipit of "Losing Time / Grand Finale", last track of a work by unusual themes, that shows all his own gradeur in the melody of this piece .

"Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence" is a very good album, the last album where Dream Theater have dared, without thinking of the consequences, is a leap in the dark without worrying about falling on your feet.

agla | 4/5 |

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