Lifting Shadows Off A Dream Lyrics: He seems alone and silent / Thoughts remain without an answer / Afraid and uninvited / He slowly drifts away / Moved by. Lifting Shadows, the authorized biography of Dream Theater – the American progressive-metal band comprising James LaBrie, John Petrucci, Jordan Rudess . Lifting Shadows: The Authorized Biography of Dream Theater [Rich Wilson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Two-volume boxed set with a .

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Lifting Shadows: The Authorized Biography of Dream Theater

General Comment You can tell dteam was one of Myung’s songs – Awesome bass. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This is not a “Behind the Music” type of expose. The first is that, while the first half of their career is filled with conflict and turmoil, and makes for a thrilling read, the second half is much more plain.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The book depicts an interesting picture of the drummer, who ahadows the band as much as he loves perfection and control over it.

And now that Mike has quit the band, this book basically encapsulates the entire Mike Portnoy era of the band. The first ever Roblox coloring book is finally out. In all honesty, I think that by Six Degrees I particularly found the wealth of interviews and history by each individual member the most fun to read; James LaBrie in particular is quite a funny guy, and reading the most quite member, John Myung talk about his passion for the music was welcome too.

Even on the albums which are regarded less well, he tries to use some angle which makes it seem brilliant. Rather, it’s a balanced account on how “the biggest band you never head of” came to be. Thankfully this book helps shed light on those beginnings, devoting a third of its text chronicling those early years. See all 5 reviews. I found it a bit odd when I read that Mike Portnoy had pretty much stated he was leaving the band years ago. Return to Book Page. In another instance of art mimicking life, Rich Wilson’s “Lifting Shadows”, much like Dream Theater’s music, will only appeal to the already converted.


But it pulls few punches. While it’s interesting to hear him tell about the 90’s and his perspective, he really comes acros It really is a must read for any fan of Dream Theater. User does not exist. Customers who bought this item also bought. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. After discussing their rotation of early singers until they found current singer James Being a huge fan of Dream Theater I was very excited to get my hands on this book, and now having read it I am very glad I did.

Why not add your own? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. These chapters are interesting and give a good insight into the writing process of the band as well as shines the light on the meanings behind a lot their lyrics.

Many of the chapter titles reference Shados Theater DT songs and each charts their challenging career course in detailed fashion. Was it worth it? Not being much of a follower of online chats, forums, discussions, news, gossip, etc.

More Dream Theater Lyrics. And now that Mike has quit the band, this book basically encapsulates the entire Mike Portnoy era of the band. Highly recommended if you love this band.

Again, this might just be me, but Wilson’s constant gushing about how amazing each album is gets tiresome after a while. Perfect interpretation of the song. Just wish there were some pictures in the book, litfing given the opulence of the prior edition. I especially loved any time James LaBrie was describing something. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


To the Dream Theater fanatic, this book is a MUST, but to casual listeners or even to those who may not be familiar with Dream Drream at all, it may be passable.

Richard rated it liked it Oct 04, I am amazed at the detail this went into, and how even some of the smallest characters in the story got covered and interviewed. Having spent most drean their carrier with a small but highly devoted fan base and really no mainstream ex-poser its hard to find any information about their beginnings.

I loved reading about their early days sream “Images and Words” came out. The second issue, again, may be affected by personal bias. It really is a must read for any fan of Dream Theater. Managers, record execs, singers who tried out, people they had crossed the path of, just about everyone got talked to. Books by Rich Wilson. Preview — Lifting Shadows by Rich Wilson. General Comment Quote by John Myung: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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The book tends to center around Portnoy a bit too much. Although personal issues are touched upon, this treatise is more concerned drem the career changes and inner workings of the group. Showing of 5 reviews.