Distant Memories - Live in London
Live album by Dream Theater
Released November 27, 2020
Recorded Feb 21-22, 2020
Venue Hammersmith Eventim Apollo Theatre
Genre Progressive metal, progressive rock
Length 155:15 (DVD), 149:45 (album)
Label InsideOut Music
Producer John Petrucci
Dream Theater Live album chronology
Breaking the Fourth Wall
(2014)
Distant Memories - Live in London
(2020)

Distant Memories - Live in London is the ninth live album by Dream Theater, recorded from February 21st-22nd, 2020 at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo Theatre during their Distance Over Time Tour, which also celebrated the 20th anniversary of the release of Metropolis, Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory. It was released on digital, CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and vinyl on November 27th, 2020. On September 25th, 2020, a live version of Pale Blue Dot was released on the band's YouTube, followed by a live version of Scene Three: II. Fatal Tragedy on November 6th, 2020. This is the band's third live release to feature Mike Mangini, and the band's first live album since Breaking the Fourth Wall in 2014.

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

Disc 1[edit | edit source]

  1. Untethered Angel (Petrucci) 5:55
  2. A Nightmare to Remember (Petrucci) 16:37
  3. Fall Into the Light (Myung) 7:26
  4. Barstool Warrior (Petrucci) 6:42
  5. In the Presence of Enemies - Part 1 (Petrucci) 8:43
  6. Pale Blue Dot (Petrucci) 8:52

Disc 2[edit | edit source]

  1. Scenes Live Intro 1:44
  2. Scene One: Regression (Petrucci) 2:06
  3. Scene Two: I. Overture 1928 (instrumental) 3:38
  4. Scene Two: II. Strange Déjà Vu (Portnoy) 5:03
  5. Scene Three: I. Through My Words (Petrucci) 1:02
  6. Scene Three: II. Fatal Tragedy (Myung) 6:53
  7. Scene Four: Beyond This Life (Petrucci) 11:26
  8. Scene Five: Through Her Eyes (Petrucci) 6:45

Disc 3[edit | edit source]

  1. Scene Six: Home (Portnoy) 13:01
  2. Scene Seven: I. The Dance of Eternity (instrumental) 6:09
  3. Scene Seven: II. One Last Time (LaBrie) 3:48
  4. Scene Eight: The Spirit Carries On (Petrucci) 6:39
  5. Scene Nine: Finally Free (Portnoy) 12:54
  6. At Wit's End (LaBrie) 9:42
  7. Paralyzed (Petrucci, bonus track) 4:34

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This album marks the first time A Nightmare to Remember has ever been included on a live release by the band. The only other album it is found on is Black Clouds & Silver Linings.
  • This album marks the first appearance of In the Presence of Enemies on a live release since Chaos in Motion: 2007–2008, released back in 2008.
  • This is the second live album to include a full performance of Scenes From a Memory, the other one being Live Scenes from New York, released in 2000.
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