Breaking the Fourth Wall
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Live album by Dream Theater
Released September 29 2014
Recorded March 25, 2014
Venue Boston Opera House
Genre Progressive metal, progressive rock
Length 165:36 (video), 158:49 (album)
Label Roadrunner
Producer John Petrucci
Dream Theater Live album chronology
Live at Luna Park
Breaking the Fourth Wall

Breaking the Fourth Wall is the eighth live album by Dream Theater, recorded on March 25th, 2014 at the Boston Opera House, during their Along For the Ride Tour. It was released on CD, DVD and Blu-ray on September 29th. A live version of The Looking Glass was released on August 21st on YouTube prior to the release of the album, and Strange Déjà Vu was later uploaded on September 15th. It is the second live release to feature Mike Mangini, and also features the Berklee College of Music "World Strings" and "Concert Choir" on Illumination Theory. Scene Two: Overture 1928, Strange Déjà Vu, Scene Seven: The Dance of Eternity and Scene Nine: Finally Free.

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Disc One[edit | edit source]

1. The Enemy Inside (Petrucci) 6:18

2. The Shattered Fortress (Portnoy)12:45

3. On the Backs of Angels (Petrucci) 8:48

4. The Looking Glass (Petrucci) 4:46

5. Trial of Tears (Myung) 15:23

6. Enigma Machine (instrumental) 8:21

7. Along for the Ride (Petrucci) 4:53

8. Breaking All Illusions (Myung, Petrucci) 12:29

Disc Two[edit | edit source]

9. The Mirror (Portnoy) 6:47

10. Lie (Moore) 7:56

11. Lifting Shadows Off a Dream (Myung) 6:27

12. Scarred (Petrucci) 11:41

13. Space-Dye Vest (Moore) 7:48

14. Illumination Theory (Petrucci) 19:25

Disc Three[edit | edit source]

15. Scene Two: Overture 1928 (instrumental) 3:41

16. Strange Déjà Vu (Portnoy) 5:09

17. Scene Seven: The Dance of Eternity (instrumental) 6:16

18. Scene Nine: Finally Free (Portnoy) 9:56

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