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IMAGES AND WORDS

Dream Theater

 

Progressive Metal

4.29 | 2066 ratings

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kawkaw123
5 stars IMAGES AND WORDS. This CD is one of those that I would take with me to a desert island. I could not imagine life without this CD. Over the past several years of listening to masterpiece I have come to the conclusion that I don't think there is the possibility me loving an another CD more than this one. It all starts with "Pull Me Under" which happens to be the only real "hit" in Dream Theater's career. It is one of the heavier songs on the album, it starts out a little slow but as soon as it gets going it never lets up, it is a truly great song.(5/5). Next is "Another day" which is a nice little ballad with a great saxophone solo in it.(4/5). "Take the Time" another Dream Theater classic, a true progressive masterpiece (5/5). "Surrounded" possibly the worst song on the album, its still enjoyable, its a very upbeat song(3.5/5). "Metropolis" is one of the coolest songs i have ever heard its very progressive and complicated, it has numerous time signature changes and complex rhythms. If only hear one song from this CD make it this one. (5/5)." Under A Glass Moon" another great song that has one of John Petrucci's greatest guitar solos ( he has a lot of great guitar solos so I don't know if thats saying a lot.) but is still love this song especially the beginning.(5/5) "Wait for Sleep" and "Learning To Live" are practically the same song they blend together very well its just as great as the rest of the album(5/5). I think that "learning to Live" and "metropolis" show all the talent that this band has they have one of the best drummers in the world in Mike Portony and John Petrucci is a great guitarist. James Labrie has a great voice, there song writing ability is very good here the lyrics are great. Dream Theater is not at there creative peak here, because in my opinion they peak several times throughout there career. Images and Words is just there first peak and, this CD is truly great in every sense of the word.
kawkaw123 | 5/5 |

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