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metropo­lis Pt. 2:

scenes From a mem­ory (1999) the most re­mark­able thing about dream theater’s fifth record is that it took them so long to make a con­cept al­bum. but when they fi­nally did, they im­mersed them­selves in it com­pletely. con­ceived as an elon­gated se­quel to their 1992 track metropo­lis – Part 1: the mir­a­cle and the sleeper, this fol­low-up charted the jour­ney of the main pro­tag­o­nist, a man named ni­cholas, as he un­der­went re­gres­sion ther­apy. what fol­lowed was a cy­cle of mur­der, ad­dic­tion, ob­ses­sion and mem­ory. if any al­bum was a 90s ver­sion of the lamb lies down on broad­way in terms of scope, then

metropo­lis Pt. 2 was it.

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