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Pull Me Under
« on: December 20, 2012, 03:58:49 PM »
Noticed that there was no thread on the greatest hit. Might as well make one myself and complete the I&W song threads.  :metal Well,PMU is a good song. But i'm not really the biggest fan. Blew me away the first time i heard it though. That's a fact.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2012, 04:17:08 PM »
The first song I heard from Dream Theater.

Mostly overrated by fans but still amazing. The intro is pure awesome, the high vocal part is the highlight of the song.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2012, 04:19:01 PM »
Pull me Under....well, there's a local metal pub I frequent with my friends and PMU is pretty much the only DT song I ever get the chance to hear, but when that happens, I'm the one that parties the hardest. So I owe some nice experiences to it. Other than that, I usually skip the song after the first chorus when I listen to I&W, although "watch the sparrow falling" is one of my favorite LaBrie moments. The intro is kickass as well.


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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2012, 04:24:48 PM »
Mostly overrated by fans but still amazing.
I think it's overrated by outsiders and casual DT fans and underrated by the hardcore.


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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2012, 04:38:40 PM »
I don't think it's overrated by anyone. Fantastic song.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2012, 04:50:14 PM »
It's an amazing song. Great intro, great band intro, great second verse, great instrumental breakdown, great chorus and great ending.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2012, 05:43:16 PM »
Yeah it's an excellent song, took a bit to grow on me but I still appreciate it now as much as I do when I first began loving the song. It's a top 20 song for me.

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2012, 05:50:37 PM »
Should we also make this the On The Backs Of Angels thread?

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2012, 07:32:34 PM »
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Anyhoo - first DT song I ever heard, and the song still kicks major butt. :metal

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2012, 08:47:59 PM »
Why does my version suddenly stop at the end?

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2012, 09:15:43 PM »
Why does my version suddenly stop at the end?
that's the original song. they wanted to be proggy and symbolize the suddenness of death, I guess.

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2012, 10:32:29 PM »
I don't listen to this song very much anymore, but when I do, boy does it hit the spot! It's an excellent song, with some of Petrucci's best riffs.

Also, something to listen to when the world ends sometime today. Pull me under, I'm not afraid!  :metal

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2012, 12:24:11 AM »
Great song, I'm not bored of it at all. But then again, I wasn't even born when this song was a hit! :lol

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2012, 12:27:02 AM »
Possibly the first DT song I heard, but not during its heyday in the early nineties. This was around 2000-2001 and I bought Images a few weeks after that (and Awake).

It's a great song and I can see why it became a hit, although the musical landscape was turning into the alternative/grunge scene during the time.

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2012, 03:32:17 AM »
Mostly overrated by fans but still amazing.
I think it's overrated by outsiders and casual DT fans and underrated by the hardcore.

That sounds about right. It's a really good song, but it's pretty average for IaW. Mind you, the average on that album is incredibly high. :lol
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2012, 03:35:52 AM »
I have always enjoyed Pull Me Under and think it deserves all the credit it gets, fabulous song.

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #16 on: December 21, 2012, 05:09:36 AM »
Great song, I'm not bored of it at all. But then again, I wasn't even born when this song was a hit! :jets:

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2012, 07:33:50 AM »
Why does my version suddenly stop at the end?
Oh you.

Anyway great song, definitely top 40.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2012, 07:45:59 AM »
Great song, I'm not bored of it at all. But then again, I wasn't even born when this song was a hit! :lol

I was  :biggrin:
Not that I remember anything from that time.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2012, 11:22:05 AM »
Great song, I'm not bored of it at all. But then again, I wasn't even born when this song was a hit! :lol
Hmmm... Reminds me of what i will reveal once my top 50 albums list ends.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #20 on: December 21, 2012, 11:36:04 AM »
Great song, I'm not bored of it at all. But then again, I wasn't even born when this song was a hit! :lol

I was  :biggrin:
Not that I remember anything from that time.

But you weren't born whe the song was being composed. I was :p


Anyway, would you have kept the erotomania bridge in the final version of the song?
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #21 on: December 21, 2012, 12:26:20 PM »
The song is almost as good as its video is bad.

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #22 on: December 21, 2012, 12:27:41 PM »
The song is almost as good as its video is bad.

I believe that's known as SWS, or "Separate Ways Syndrome".
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2012, 12:46:57 PM »
Great song, I'm not bored of it at all. But then again, I wasn't even born when this song was a hit! :lol

I was  :biggrin:
Not that I remember anything from that time.

But you weren't born whe the song was being composed. I was :p


Anyway, would you have kept the erotomania bridge in the final version of the song?
Heck no. If they made the song longer,i'd have never discovered the band.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #24 on: December 21, 2012, 12:52:45 PM »
Why does my version not suddenly stop at the end?


























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« Reply #25 on: December 21, 2012, 01:24:45 PM »
I have never heard this song before
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2012, 01:30:29 PM »
The song is almost as good as its video is bad.

I believe that's known as SWS, or "Separate Ways Syndrome".

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #27 on: December 21, 2012, 01:36:12 PM »
This was my first Dream Theater song, I loved it from the start and I still love it to bits. Everything about it is just plain awesome, it's a classic.

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2012, 05:59:22 PM »
I love the song. One of my favorites from I&W.

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« Reply #29 on: December 21, 2012, 08:35:12 PM »
It's an amazing song. Great intro, great band intro, great second verse, great instrumental breakdown, great chorus and great ending.

I see what you did there. :D

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #30 on: December 21, 2012, 10:33:22 PM »
Why does my version not suddenly stop at the end?

The first time I heard it, I had downloaded it, and I actually thought the file was corrupted. Then when I bought the actual album and heard it, I assumed someone dropped the ball at the studio and released it like that by accident.

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« Reply #31 on: December 21, 2012, 11:15:50 PM »
JP's guitar tone is terrific, particularly with the main chunky riff and the chorus lead-ins.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #32 on: December 21, 2012, 11:16:21 PM »
It's actually grown on my quite a bit. Love the simple rockin song to death.

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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #33 on: December 22, 2012, 01:47:05 AM »
The instrumental riff beneath "gives new meaning to it all" is one of the best of Images And Word.
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Re: Pull Me Under
« Reply #34 on: December 22, 2012, 03:03:25 AM »
The instrumental riff beneath "gives new meaning to it all" is one of the best of Images And Word.

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