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What are your favorites of these songs?

Take the Time
Fatal Tragedy
The Mirror
Blind Faith
Metropolis
The Test That Stumped Them All
Home
The Glass Prison
Pull Me Under
6:00
Finally Free
Disappear
Beyond This Life
Surrounded
Voices
Solitary Shell
The Spirit Carries On
Misunderstood
Scarred
Learning to Live
Overture 1928
The Great Debate
Strange Deja Vu
Under a Glass Moon
Erotomania

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Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« on: May 30, 2018, 06:39:08 PM »
The third of a handful of polls I will do like this about Dream Theater songs (no duplicates by other users, please). :)

I made this one a little more difficult. ;)

You can vote for up to 7.

I went with:

Voices
Scarred
Learning to Live
Take the Time
Metropolis
Erotomania
Home

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2018, 06:46:43 PM »
Learning To Live
Take The Time
Metropolis
Scarred
Fatal Tragedy
Finally Free
Disappear
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2018, 07:10:52 PM »
Lots of great songs on this list, although this was the easiest of the 3 polls for me so far, given that many of my favorite tracks are on the list, and several that are pretty low on my list. Here's what I went with:
The Mirror
Blind Faith
Home
The Glass Prison
Disappear
Scarred
Learning to Live

Honorable mention to Voices, Finally Free and The Great Debate.
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2018, 07:12:24 PM »
Strange Deja Vu
Fatal Tragedy
Spirit Carries On
Finally Free
Blind Faith
The Test That Stumped Them All
Solitary Shell

Honorable mentions: Literally all of them.

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2018, 07:52:22 PM »
Some tough picks to leave out of mine but went with:

Take The Time
6:00
Disappear
Surrounded
Solitary Shell
Learning To Live
Under A Glass Moon

Some of DT's best moments are in this list...
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2018, 06:35:27 AM »
Tough picking just 7 -

Fatal Tragedy
Blind Faith
Metropolis
The Glass Prison
Beyond This Life
Voices
Learning to Live

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2018, 07:03:48 AM »
Take the Time
Blind Faith
Voices
The Spirit Carries On
Scarred
Learning to Live
Under a Glass Moon

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2018, 07:07:49 AM »
Some tough picks to leave out of mine but went with:

Take The Time
6:00
Disappear
Surrounded
Solitary Shell
Learning To Live
Under A Glass Moon

Some of DT's best moments are in this list...

Agreed, impossible for me to pick.
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2018, 07:29:11 AM »
Great selection of songs here, though it was the easiest poll of the 3 for me too. 7 was just the perfect number for my real highest tier of songs - most of the rest are really good too, but just not quite on the same level.

Learning to Live
Metropolis
Take the Time
Under a Glass Moon
Fatal Tragedy
Voices
The Glass Prison
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2018, 08:03:12 AM »
Fatal Tragedy, Metropolis, Home, The Glass Prison, Finally Free, Voices, Misunderstood.

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2018, 09:36:39 AM »
This one actually took some thought.


Mirror
Home
Glass Prison
0600
Finally Free
Misunderstood
L2L
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2018, 10:36:23 AM »
I picked 5 of the first 7, but it got a little easier after that.

Take the Time
Fatal Tragedy
Blind Faith
Metropolis
Home
Scarred
Learning to Live

Four of these songs (Metropolis, Scarred, LtL and Home) would probably make my list of top 10 DT songs.  Almost everything else on this list is very good to great, with the glaring exceptions being The Mirror and The Great Debate (both of which probably would be on a bottom 10 list).
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2018, 10:52:40 AM »
This poll had more of my top 10 or near-top 10, so it was difficult to decide what NOT to pick.  I suspect I am one of the few who left off LTL, but it would have been my next pick if not for the ones I did choose:
-The Mirror
-Metropolis
-Home
-The Glass Prison
-Disappear
-Misunderstood
-Scarred

I notice that a Take the Time got a lot of votes.  For me, that song is near the bottom of this list of options.
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2018, 10:56:50 AM »
You’ve listened to Take The Time, right?  ;D
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #14 on: May 31, 2018, 11:31:04 AM »
Take The Time
The Glass Prison
6:00
Finally Free
Voices
Scarred
Learning To Live

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2018, 11:47:34 AM »
Take The Time is an amazing song. There's nothing else like it in DT's catalog at all, and I think it has some of James's best vocal parts. It has such a cool, smooth sound from start to finish. Damn, I'm gonna go listen to it again now  :metal
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2018, 01:07:48 PM »
Seems like my picks are among the favorites. Definitely no bottom-feeders in this list. Any band would be happy to have just these songs and nothing else in their catalog. 

Fatal Tragedy
Blind Faith
Finally Free
Disappear
Voices
Misunderstood
Learning to Live

I sometimes lump Take the Time in with Metropolis and Pull Me Under. They are tremendous songs that help make I&W the landmark album it was 25 years ago and still is today. And while the album and its songs have aged well, I don't find myself drawn to listening to individual tracks as I do with other DT albums. It's more of a "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts."

Cool Chris Hot Take: Regarding Take the Time, that "Hold It Now..." part is really, really dumb.
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2018, 01:47:50 PM »
You’ve listened to Take The Time, right?  ;D

Yes.  And that is one of the reasons why I&W is a "middle-of-the-pack" album rather than a top 3 or 4 album. 
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2018, 01:54:13 PM »
Take the Time
Surrounded
Learning to Live
6:00
Scarred
Finally Free
Blind Faith

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2018, 02:24:04 PM »
Take the Time
Metropolis
Surrounded
The Spirit Carries On
Scarred
Learning to Live
Under a Glass Moon

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #20 on: May 31, 2018, 02:54:22 PM »
Cool Chris Hot Take: Regarding Take the Time, that "Hold It Now..." part is really, really dumb.

I don't know what you're talking about, that's one of the best moments in the song

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #21 on: May 31, 2018, 03:53:34 PM »
You’ve listened to Take The Time, right?  ;D

Yes.  And that is one of the reasons why I&W is a "middle-of-the-pack" album rather than a top 3 or 4 album.

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2018, 04:46:06 PM »
Take the Time
Metropolis
The Test That Stumped Them All
The Glass Prison
6:00
Overture 1928
Strange Deja Vu
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #23 on: June 01, 2018, 08:40:37 AM »
Cool Chris Hot Take: Regarding Take the Time, that "Hold It Now..." part is really, really dumb.

Wait a minute...
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #24 on: June 01, 2018, 09:01:07 AM »
Cool Chris Hot Take: Regarding Take the Time, that "Hold It Now..." part is really, really dumb.

Wait a minute...

C'mon...
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2018, 09:04:12 AM »
Cool Chris Hot Take: Regarding Take the Time, that "Hold It Now..." part is really, really dumb.

Wait a minute...

Man... this is indeed how it is!
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #26 on: June 01, 2018, 09:14:13 AM »
Cool Chris Hot Take: Regarding Take the Time, that "Hold It Now..." part is really, really dumb.

Wait a minute...

C'mon...

Whew

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #27 on: June 01, 2018, 01:47:42 PM »
Cool Chris Hot Take: Regarding Take the Time, that "Hold It Now..." part is really, really dumb.

Wait a minute...

C'mon...

Whew

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2018, 03:42:52 PM »
Take the Time
The Mirror
Metropolis
Home
Finally Free
Voices
Learning to Live


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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
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Home
Finally Free
Disappear
Erotomania
Metropolis
Voices
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #30 on: June 02, 2018, 09:13:12 AM »
Metropolis
Disappear
Beyond This Life
Scarred
Learning to Live
The Great Debate

I picked these six because they're part of my overall top 10. It was impossible picking the seventh one, though.

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #31 on: June 03, 2018, 10:25:00 AM »
Btw...you do know Metropolis is in two of these polls right? Part 3 and Part 4?
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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #32 on: June 07, 2018, 09:24:58 AM »
Home
Metropolis
The Glass Prison
Scarred
Under a Glass Moon
Learning to Live
Voices

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #33 on: July 20, 2018, 12:57:40 PM »
Metropolis
Home
The Glass Prison
Pull Me Under (Only 11 votes? Really??)
The Spirit Carries On
Learning to Live
Under a Glass Moon

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Re: Your favorites of these Dream Theater songs - Part 3
« Reply #34 on: July 21, 2018, 04:47:08 AM »
Now, this is like choosing which finger to cut off.

Learning to Live
Scarred
Beyond This Life
Voices
Take the Time
The Spirit Carries On
Solitary Shell