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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #175 on: September 08, 2017, 11:42:37 AM »
I was always under the impression SC and BC&SL were among the albums most poorly received in DT's catalogue. Or, at least, two that haven't aged very well - just from my observations of people discussing the band for many years. Not that it matters a bit to me, I do like lots of songs between the two albums, I'm just floored with (several) songs on The Astonishing, for me personally, eclipsing both records in a matter of 3-4 minutes each.

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« Reply #176 on: September 08, 2017, 11:47:27 AM »
I was always under the impression SC and BC&SL were among the albums most poorly received in DT's catalogue. Or, at least, two that haven't aged very well - just from my observations of people discussing the band for many years. Not that it matters a bit to me, I do like lots of songs between the two albums, I'm just floored with (several) songs on The Astonishing, for me personally, eclipsing both records in a matter of 3-4 minutes each.

Around here (on DTF) according to that poll we did a while back - ADTOE and TA are by far the most liked records of the Road Runner era and SC and BC&SL were tied for last in that group. Keep in mind, that's based on the votes of 121 members here so to say it's a small sample would be an understatement, but it's what we got.

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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #177 on: September 11, 2017, 11:08:27 AM »
Good luck with that.  You're highly outnumbered.  :p

Not around here:

http://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=49866.0

He was comparing one TA song to those albums.  That's different.
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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #178 on: September 11, 2017, 11:19:11 AM »
Just my opinion, fellas. I really, really love that song. :)

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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #179 on: September 12, 2017, 01:39:10 AM »
According to his updates on twitter, he's still in the writing process... I don't think it's going to be released before 2018... :corn


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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #180 on: September 13, 2017, 03:06:58 PM »
Good luck with that.  You're highly outnumbered.  :p

Not around here:

http://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=49866.0

He was comparing one TA song to those albums.  That's different.

Well if we put it this way, I think The Path That Divides could easily be a BC&SL song..  :metal

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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #181 on: September 13, 2017, 04:21:21 PM »
Path That Divides... That's the one where the chorus is like "When you're facing the path that divides, I will be there by your side', right? :-\ :-\ :-\
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« Reply #182 on: September 14, 2017, 01:12:33 AM »
Path That Divides... That's the one where the chorus is like "When you're facing the path that divides, I will be there by your side', right? :-\ :-\ :-\

Yes, it does recall that line at some point. I've found some similarities with Wither (first section) and The Shattered Fortress ("I know the day had come.." section).

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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #183 on: September 14, 2017, 11:27:41 AM »
The Path That Divides has that really fast part from James that is reminiscent of This Dying Soul.

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« Reply #184 on: September 18, 2017, 04:46:40 PM »
Peter Orullian just confirmed on Facebook that the book is going to be released this year, on the holidays.
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« Reply #185 on: Today at 01:59:18 AM »
Peter Orullian just confirmed on Facebook that the book is going to be released this year, on the holidays.
Good! Let's hope there will be a cheaper version... 70 $ for a book... :omg:  I'm sure there will be a standard basic poor version!

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« Reply #186 on: Today at 06:12:27 AM »
Peter Orullian just confirmed on Facebook that the book is going to be released this year, on the holidays.
Good! Let's hope there will be a cheaper version... 70 $ for a book... :omg:  I'm sure there will be a standard basic poor version!

Hope they, at least, offer a digital version to download.
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Re: Now there's going to be a novel for "The Astonishing"???
« Reply #187 on: Today at 07:08:24 AM »
Peter Orullian just confirmed on Facebook that the book is going to be released this year, on the holidays.
Good! Let's hope there will be a cheaper version... 70 $ for a book... :omg:  I'm sure there will be a standard basic poor version!

Hope they, at least, offer a digital version to download.
I'm not so much into digital books, I love the smell of the pages... ::) Next concept album will be about the extinction of the traditional books!!! ;D
But for a special price... I'm afraid the shipping to Europe will be terribly expensive and slow!!!