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Black Clouds & Silver Linings

Dream Theater

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
June 23rd, 2009
Catalog ID:
RR 7883-2
Label:
Roadrunner Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
13 reviews (avg. 88%)
1. A Nightmare to Remember 16:10   Show lyrics
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2. A Rite of Passage 08:35   Show lyrics
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3. Wither 05:25   Show lyrics
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4. The Shattered Fortress 12:49   Show lyrics
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5. The Best of Times 13:07   Show lyrics
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6. The Count of Tuscany 19:16   Show lyrics
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Band members
James LaBrie Vocals
Jordan Rudess Keyboards
Mike Portnoy Drums, Vocals (additional)
John Petrucci Guitars, Vocals (backing)
John Myung Bass
Guest/Session
Jerry Goodman Violin
Miscellaneous staff
Dan Mandell Photography
Hugh Syme Artwork
Dr Rick Kwan Engineering (assistant)
Paul Northfield Engineering, Mixing, Vocal track co-producer
Mike Portnoy Co-producer
John Petrucci Co-producer
Leon Zervos Mastering
James LaBrie Vocals
Jordan Rudess Keyboards
Mike Portnoy Drums, Vocals (additional)
John Petrucci Guitars, Vocals (backing)
John Myung Bass
Jerry Goodman Violin
Dan Mandell Photography
Hugh Syme Artwork
Dr Rick Kwan Engineering (assistant)
Paul Northfield Engineering, Mixing, Vocal track co-producer
Mike Portnoy Co-producer
John Petrucci Co-producer
Leon Zervos Mastering
Read A Near-Perfect Effort 92% octavarium May 17th, 2012
Read A return to the grand... 100% FateMetal March 11th, 2011
Read A voyage of the grandest kind 94% kluseba January 11th, 2011
Read They show off their... 90% Vegetarian_Cannibal July 10th, 2010
Read Dream Theater - Black... 85% whitefrozen April 30th, 2010
Read No Silver Lining Here 86% pinpals September 28th, 2009
Read Too much nothing, not... 79% Malacoda September 17th, 2009
Read Detail and Craft 99% Merquise July 3rd, 2009
Read What the FUCK is going on... 60% Zorc July 1st, 2009
Read When epic and commercial unite 80% symbolic1188 June 28th, 2009
Read Another solid release from... 87% EchoesofImpact June 25th, 2009
Read If You're not Pleased with... 93% ExMachina28 June 25th, 2009
Read All the finest wines really... 98% Kyshioku June 23rd, 2009

Produced by Mike Portnoy and John Petrucci, and mixed by Paul Northfield.

Special 3 CDs edition set includes:
- CD with entire album
- CD with instrumental mixes of the entire album
- CD with 6 cover songs
- expanded artwork and packaging

Vinyl LP includes:
- 180-gram double LP, pressed in Germany

Deluxe collector's edition box set includes:
- possibility to find a Silver Ticket and win a meet & greet with the band
- 3-CD special edition set (see above)
- double LP set with exclusive artwork from Hugh Syme
- "Producer's Edition" disc, which includes isolated audio tracks of the album
- limited edition, numbered lithograph by Hugh Syme
- computer mouse pad with slightly different artwork from the album artwork.
- packaged in a silver foil embossed black velvet box.

Covers CD contains:
1. Stargazer (Rainbow) (8:10)
2. Tenement Funster/Flick of the Wrist/Lily of the Valley (Queen) (8:17)
3. Odyssey (Dixie Dregs) (7:59)
4. Take Your Fingers From My Hair (Zebra) (8:18)
5. Larks' Tongues In Aspic (Part II) (King Crimson) (6:30)
6. To Tame A Land (Iron Maiden) (7:15)

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed by Paul Northfield at Avatar Studios in New York City, October thru March 2009
Mastered by Leon Zervos at Sterling Sound in New York City
Produced by Mike Portnoy and John Petrucci

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0 16861 78832 2
Labelcode: LC09231
Mastering SID Code: IFPI L016
Mould SID Code: IFPI 05N7
Matrix Code: 168617883-2 V01 PAI

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Added on: 2009-03-13 00:44:30 Last modified on: 2014-08-03 10:52:39
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