James LaBrie posts new track
2013-07-17 by Voivod STAFF | 31 Comments

Dream Theater front-man James Labrie has posted a new track, entitled 'Back On The Ground' to the official YouTube channel of InsideOut Records.

The song will be included on LaBrie's third solo album, Impermanent Resonance, which is due for release on July 29.

You can listen to it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ralb05GOLjA&feature=player_embedded


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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
July 17th 2013

5921 Comments


Song's really catchy.

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PapaH
July 17th 2013

34 Comments


Guy is trying, but I find his singing really dull and boring. Might be just his voice though. I'd rather listen to DT (preferably without LaBrie!).

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
July 17th 2013

5921 Comments


I like LaBrie's voice in this song.

On the contrary, his work in the last DT album was indeed uninspired, but then again, the whole album was like that.

Zeiu
July 17th 2013

143 Comments


This is just weird, the verses sound really familiar from A Dramatic Turn Of Events.. but it's really poppy, even the lyrics are cheesy as fuck and belong in a mainstream pop song and that's what weirds me out about it coming from a guy on top of prog/metal.

lak89
July 17th 2013

183 Comments


Pretty good song, it's probably the "Euphoric" of the album, looking forward to this release.

tempest--
July 17th 2013

12628 Comments


LaBrie has never been a good lyricist.

thespaceforthis
July 17th 2013

518 Comments




Gotta get your feet back on the ground...just not on a penis

Evreaia
July 17th 2013

3954 Comments


Never liked this guy

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Darkwatch025
July 17th 2013

166 Comments


The last DT album was one of their best. You don't think Breaking All Illusions, Bridges in the Sky, and Outcry were good songs?

tempest--
July 17th 2013

12628 Comments


lol

truekebabpower
July 17th 2013

639 Comments


wasn't really that catchy at all, I prefer his heavier, slightly less cheesy songs

Zeiu
July 17th 2013

143 Comments


Are you joking? That album was like their worst..

Headfoot
July 17th 2013

52 Comments


The problem with any LaBrie project is that it has LaBrie in it

Hoppoman
July 17th 2013

633 Comments


Has my seal of approval, tis pretty good.

Weathered
July 17th 2013

74 Comments


Hahahahah wow, I usually cut LaBrie some slack but goddamn this is cringey as fuck.

Irving
Staff Reviewer
July 17th 2013

7144 Comments


Come on x 2

Omeggia
July 17th 2013

120 Comments


Kind of seems they're like wasting Marco's talent on this record. His new solo album had some fantastic stuff on it so it's not that he's lost his edge..

MonsterMash
July 17th 2013

9 Comments


Lyric about tractor beams was pretty cringey.. Good song though

SpeachImpediment
July 17th 2013

94 Comments


"The problem with any LaBrie project is that it has LaBrie in it"

this

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
July 17th 2013

20007 Comments


The last DT album was one of their best.


lol

NightmareCinema16
July 17th 2013

2016 Comments


{2} :|

SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
July 17th 2013

15339 Comments


I used to love DT but now his voice just irks me. It could be the greatest instrumental composition of all time but if he was singing it'd still be a C+, B- at best.

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dante1991
July 17th 2013

516 Comments


I think it's cool he's doing something different from DT, but I wasn't a huge fan of this.
It's not bad as a whole, but I thought the lyrics kinda sucked (although the melodies were nice). "Agony" was a much stronger track IMO.

Digging: Opeth - Pale Communion

Mabbitt
July 17th 2013

1327 Comments


On the contrary, his work in the last DT album was indeed uninspired, but then again, the
whole album was like that.


I disagree, I think it was their best one since Six Degrees. The songwriting was more inspired than
any of their recent albums, which all sounded really forced. Breaking All Illusions is one of my
top 5 songs by them.

LaBrie has never been a good lyricist.


I heard that one of the other members wrote the lyrics to this one. But come on, you guys all know
that it wouldn't be a song with James Labrie singing without cheesy lyrics.

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JasonCarne
July 17th 2013

241 Comments


Lol'd hard at right at the "burst your balloon" part. Is this guy for real?

BigPleb
July 17th 2013

34092 Comments


Not very good.

Digging: Opeth - Pale Communion

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
July 17th 2013

7026 Comments


Didn't Portnoy write a lot of the DT lyrics?

Doesn't really matter though, could be the best lyrics ever but as long as they're coming out of this dude's mouth they'll always sound like absolute dog shit. LaBrie completely ruins any chance of me liking DT at all. Oh and this song is terrible.

darkknight3993
July 18th 2013

25 Comments


Petrucci has always written most of the lyrics, but Portnoy was definitely the second biggest contributor with Myung throwing in a few words here and there. With Portnoy gone, it's really just been Petrucci writing practically everything lyrics wise.

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
July 18th 2013

7026 Comments


Ahh word well yeah i wasn't totally sure but just wanted to point out it wasn't LaBrie who was writing the DT lyrics

PapaH
July 18th 2013

34 Comments


This man is a reason I've never been into DT, even though I admit I like the instrumental part of DT. However, as someone pointed out, it could be the best instrumental song ever, his voice just ruins it.

MyMentality
July 18th 2013

70 Comments


Hell yeah Labrie! m/



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