Live Metropolis, Pt. 2

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All Music Guide - Robert Taylor
Unfortunately, this fine live recording will always be remembered for the cover art. Released on September 11, 2001, the original cover displayed a flaming apple wrapped in barbed wire with the skyline of New York engulfed in flames. The band's trademark logo had always been a flaming heart wrapped in barbed wired, but for this recording the apple and skyline were added to reflect that the live concert was held in New York (Roseland Ballroom). The dreadful coincidence was a shock to both the band and record company, prompting an immediate recall. Tragically, this made the original pressings an instant collector's item to those who engage in such feckless activities. The ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Robert Taylor
Unfortunately, this fine live recording will always be remembered for the cover art. Released on September 11, 2001, the original cover displayed a flaming apple wrapped in barbed wire with the skyline of New York engulfed in flames. The band's trademark logo had always been a flaming heart wrapped in barbed wired, but for this recording the apple and skyline were added to reflect that the live concert was held in New York (Roseland Ballroom). The dreadful coincidence was a shock to both the band and record company, prompting an immediate recall. Tragically, this made the original pressings an instant collector's item to those who engage in such feckless activities. The issue received national media attention and the band, mostly comprised of native New Yorkers, issued a sympathetic statement that the recording would be re-released with a new cover. The recording itself is a live version of their prog rock masterpiece, Metropolis Part II: Scenes From a Memory, plus additional live material performed the same evening. The production and sound quality are good and the band's energy is fittingly captured. This same live concert can be seen on the DVD Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2001
  • Label: Warner Bros Uk
  • UPC: 075596266123
  • Catalog Number: 962661
  • Sales rank: 73,543

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dream Theater Primary Artist
Jay Beckenstein Soprano Saxophone
Mary Canty Vocals
James LaBrie Percussion, Vocals
Beverly McKenzie Vocals
John Myung Bass Guitar
Mike Portnoy Drums, Vocals
John Williams Vocals
Clarence Burke Jr. Vocals
Jordan Rudess Keyboards
Chandra Simmons Vocals
Carmen Brown Vocals
Theresa Thomason Vocals
Technical Credits
George Marino Mastering
Kooster McAllister Engineer
John Petrucci Producer
Mike Portnoy Producer
Kevin Shirley Engineer
Pat Thrall Engineer, Digital Editing
Jerry Carillo Engineer
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