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IMAGES AND WORDS

Dream Theater

 

Progressive Metal

4.28 | 2719 ratings

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Rodrigo Andrade7
5 stars "Images and words" is the classic that set new ground of the progressive metal subgenre, this is the older Dream Theater at its best. Amazing guitar solos,amazing lyrics,amazing vocals,amazing keyboards,amazing drums... everything about this album is amazing. The album is melodic,fast paced,emotional and strong, proggy at its best!! Everything sounds well on this album, the length is perfect and every track gives you a lot to listen to, from amazing keyboard solos opening a way to guitar solo sections ending up with Labrie picking and controlling the song with his strong and powerful vocal! This is the classic Dream Theater, if you have never heard this album you don't know anything about progressive metal, this is the pinnacle of what this band has ever made. Dream Theater just got a fantastic bump since their debut album, "Images and words" is above everything the band had made before on every level. Highlights of the album: "Pull me under" an amazing track that easily defines Dream Theater greatness, "Another Day" a beautiful melodic track with a outstanding sax solo, "Metropolis part 1 (the miracle and the sleeper)" the masterpiece of the album! This is one of the most memorable songs Dream Theater has ever put up, its amazing on every level, and my other highlights go out for "Under a glass moon" and "learning to live"

"Somewhere like a scene from a memory, There's a picture worth a thousand words..." ♫♫

Rating - 5 Stars: Essential, a masterpiece of progressive rock music No hesitation here, this is easily 5 stars, top tier Dream Theater music.

Rodrigo Andrade7 | 5/5 |

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