Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
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kalphiteman4
June 22nd 2008


29 Comments


I believe in the Dream theater biography, it is said that A Change of Seasons is about The importance of Carpe Deim and the death of MP's mother. A Change of Seasons is such an amazing track...Especially the part at 15:12. "I'm sick of all you hypocrites...".That part in particular is so incredibly emotional.

Though in all honesty, I've never listened to any of the covers on here. When I listen to this., I only listen to the title track.

Yazz_Flute
June 22nd 2008


18819 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Especially the part at 15:12. "I'm sick of all you hypocrites...".That part in particular is so incredibly emotional.


Yeah dude thats like one of the best parts.

I havent listened to the covers either, i got the cd just cuz of the title track.

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ChaosTheory
August 14th 2008


102 Comments


[quote=Iai]Haha.....I just came in here to recommend X-Japan's Art of Life, and I see I've already done it.



I must give my judgement on this album.



A Change Of Seasons = one of the best songs of all time.

The rest of the album = useless wank.



I give it a 3/5 overall. A version without the bonus tracks, though, would get a 5/5 without any hesitation whatsoever.[/quote]

With the exception of "Perfect Strangers" i must say i agree with you.

Another nice 1/5 from our technical wankists.


Looks like he only made his account to say that. What more needs to be said?This Message Edited On 08.14.08

MattieNumNums
September 22nd 2008


3 Comments


Just a note the reason why Perfect Strangers sounds odd is because, Myung is playing the Keyboard, Sherinian is playing the Guitar, Portnoy the Bass, and Petrucci the Drums.

botb
September 22nd 2008


9722 Comments


ACOS = the best dt epic.

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Yazz_Flute
September 22nd 2008


18819 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I prefer Octavarium (the song) tbh, that's without a question my favorite song ever. This may be more impressive on a technical aspect but Octavarium's title track just has that sheer, epic, goosebump inducing atmosphere that makes it so perfect. While tis song definitely has it, it doesn't amount to Octavarium imo. This is still a damn near perfect song however, and one of my favorites ever.

badtaste
November 15th 2008


824 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Pfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffft, Octavarium is a bunch of mini songs stuck together. A Change of Seasons doesn't have that disjointed feel - it's the one theme, it's a real song.

Anyway, I declare this EP a 4/5, mainly for the title track of course. The covers aren't too bad, but I'm they're prone to being skipped over.This Message Edited On 11.15.08

A7XEric
March 14th 2009


310 Comments


This will probably sound blasphemous to most Dream Theater fans but I don't even really even like the title track. I got through 13 minutes of it and was bored to tears. I plan on giving it a relisten in the future but as of now I don't remember a single part of what I listened to. As far as Dream Theaters 15 min+ epics go I'd much rather listen to Octavarium.

*puts up flame shield*

zoozilla
May 23rd 2009


9 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

A Change of Seasons is my favorite Dream Theater song.

If only the lyrics weren't so cheesy...

Yazz_Flute
May 23rd 2009


18819 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I actually quite like the lyrics on ACoS. They're a lot better than what they write now at least.

And yeah, it's a race between ACoS and Octavarium as my favorite Dream Theater song, and possibly my favorite song off all time.

Rugter32
May 23rd 2009


754 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

The title track is awesomeness. I love it.

Hayzte
May 24th 2009


81 Comments


The title track is the best thing DT has recorded.

Drakodan
June 17th 2009


2 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Review is quite nice as a whole, but just to inform you, the lyrics of the title track examine a mans life, from his youth in the former movements, through to his aging into an older person and becoming more cynical and realizing that his life has been drained. This is kinda obvious, in that in the final movement, he "Sits down with his son".

Motiv3
January 12th 2010


8939 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

A change of seasons is one of the best songs ive ever heard and the covers are excellent too.

Cryogenix
September 22nd 2010


114 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

One of DT's best. I view the EP as an EP, so the 4 goes out to the title track only. Great song, not Odyssey but great songwriting and the gay vocals of LaBree don't interfere that much.

6Dark6Cell6
February 4th 2011


255 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Is this song post labrie fucking his voice up? cause he sounds great here, but he's not exactly going for those super high's you hear on Awake and Images and Words. anyone know?

6Dark6Cell6
February 10th 2011


255 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Oh, and for whomever wrote the review, the song A Change of Seasons is about Mike Portnoy's mother dying and how it changed
his life, him dealing with it and his reactions to the automated responses of people who try and console him about his loss.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
July 29th 2011


16137 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Title track is one of my favorite songs.

Ire
July 29th 2011


41805 Comments


ew gross

sorry i had to

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
July 29th 2011


16137 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

You given it a chance, bro?



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