The cover for the demo CD.

When Dream and Day Unite Demos 1987-1989 is a collection of demo recordings by Dream Theater released by Mike Portnoy under his YtseJam Records label. The Cd contains pre-production demos as well as instrumental versions of the songs and songs that did not make it on to the album, or were recorded around the same time. Also included are six tracks the band recorded as a Christmas gift for their friends.

Personnel Edit

Tracklist Edit

Disc One Edit

  1. Afterlife (Instrumental) 5:24
  2. The Killing Hand (Instrumental) 8:04
  3. The Ones Who Help to Set the Sun (Instrumental) 7:27
  4. Ytse Jam (Instrumental) 5:51
  5. Cry for Freedom (Instrumental) 6:45
  6. Ressurection of Ernie (Instrumental) 6:42
  7. Peartnoy's Complaint/Drum Solo (Instrumental) 1:52
  8. A Fortune in Lies (Instrumental) 4:31
  9. Only a Matter of Time (Instrumental) 6:26
  10. A Fortune in Lies (Petrucci) 5:21
  11. Afterlife (Dominici) 5:41
  12. The Ones Who Help to Set the Sun (Petrucci) 6:26

Disc Two Edit

  1. A Fortune in Lies (Petrucci) 5:20
  2. Afterlife (Dominici) 5:40
  3. Ytse Jam (Instrumental) 5:50
  4. Only a Matter of Time (Moore) 6:52
  5. The Ones Who Help to Set the Sun (Petrucci) 7:33
  6. The Killing Hand (Petrucci) 8:23
  7. Light Fuse and Get Away (Instrumental) 7:52
  8. To Live Forever (Petrucci) 4:29
  9. Mission: Impossible (Instrumental) 1:23
  10. Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End (The Beatles) 6:11
  11. O Holy Night (Traditional) 4:12
  12. A Vision '89 (Moore) 8:01
  13. Studio Chat 2:10
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