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DREAM THEATER To Release Back To Budokan 2017 Live Album Soon

Featuring a full performance of Images & Words and "A Change Of Seasons."

Featuring a full performance of Images & Words and "A Change Of Seasons."

In 2004, Dream Theater released its live album Live at Budokan, and in either 2017 or 2018 the band will repeat the feat. While there's no release date attached to the album just yet, Dream Theater is currently plotting a new live album called Back To Budokan 2017. The album will feature an entire performance of Dream Theater's 1992 album Images & Words alongside some old and new songs, plus an entire performance of "A Change Of Seasons."

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The show took place on September 11 at The Budokan in Tokyo. Here's the tracklist, courtesy of Bravewords, and artwork from producer Richard Chycki's Instagram. Dream Theater is planning on releasing a new non-conceptual album sometime in 2019.

Disc 1
"Opening (The Colonel)"
"The Dark Eternal Night"
"The Bigger Picture"
"Hell's Kitchen"
"The Gift of Music"
"Our New World"
"Portrait of Tracy" (John Myung solo)
"As I Am"
"Breaking All Illusions"

Disc 2
"Pull Me Under"
"Another Day"
"Take the Time" (extended outro with John Petrucci guitar solo)
"Metropolis Pt. 1" (with Mike Mangini drum solo)
"Under a Glass Moon" 08.
"Wait for Sleep" (with extended keyboard intro)
"Learning to Live"

Disc 3
"A Change of Seasons"

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