Chaos in Motion 2007–2008

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Chaos in Motion 2007–2008
Dream Theater - Chaos In Motion 2007-2008.jpg
Cover art by Hugh Syme
Video by Dream Theater
ReleasedSeptember 30, 2008 (2008-09-30)
RecordedJune 2007 - June 2008
GenreProgressive metal, progressive rock
Length187:15 (film), 163:23 (live album)
LabelRoadrunner
Dream Theater chronology
Greatest Hit (...And 21 Other Pretty Cool Songs)
(2008)
Chaos in Motion 2007–2008
(2008)
Black Clouds & Silver Linings
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com3.5/5 stars[1]
Blistering8.5/10 stars[2]
The Metal Forge8.5/10 stars[3]

Chaos in Motion 2007–2008 is a DVD from the progressive metal band Dream Theater. Released on September 30, 2008, the DVD contains a compilation of live concerts from the band's Chaos in Motion world tour, in support of their 9th studio album Systematic Chaos.[4][5] The tour, which lasted from June 3, 2007 to June 4, 2008, contained 115 shows throughout 35 countries.[6] Two forms of the DVD were released, a 2-disc set and a 5-disc (2 DVD, 3 CD) special edition.[7] The special edition was limited to 5,000 copies.[8]

Recordings[edit]

Track listing[edit]

DVD[edit]

Special edition CD[edit]

The Special Edition 5-disc set includes the 2 DVDs as specified above as well as the audio tracks on a 3-disc set. All music written by Dream Theater except where noted.

Disc one
No.TitleLyricsLength
1."Intro/Also sprach Zarathustra" (music: Richard Strauss)(instrumental)3:04
2."Constant Motion"Mike Portnoy7:06
3."Panic Attack"John Petrucci7:22
4."Blind Faith"James LaBrie10:29
5."Surrounded"Kevin Moore15:21
Disc two
No.TitleLyricsLength
1."The Dark Eternal Night"Petrucci9:44
2."Jordan Rudess Keyboard Solo" (music: Jordan Rudess)(instrumental)4:53
3."Lines in the Sand"Petrucci11:56
4."Scarred"Petrucci13:31
5."Forsaken"Petrucci5:41
6."The Ministry of Lost Souls"Petrucci15:22
Disc three
No.TitleLyricsLength
1."Take the Time"Dream Theater11:37
2."In the Presence of Enemies"Petrucci26:00
3."Schmedley Wilcox"
  • I. "Trial of Tears"
  • II. "Finally Free"
  • III. "Learning to Live"
  • IV. "In the Name of God"
  • V. "Octavarium: V - Razor's Edge"
Petrucci, John Myung, Portnoy
  • Myung
  • Portnoy
  • Myung
  • Petrucci
  • Petrucci
  • 21:18
  • 8:20
  • 2:22
  • 1:54
  • 4:46
  • 3:54
  • Personnel[edit]

    Dream Theater
    Production
    • Sebastian Beloch – director, editing, filmmaker
    • Andrew Bennett – director
    • Lasse Hoile – director
    • Jared Kvitka – engineer
    • Randy Lane – engineer, mixing
    • Kevin Shirley – mixing
    • Ryan Smith – mastering
    • Yasufumi Soejima – director
    • Hugh Syme – artwork, design
    • Mika Tyyskä – director

    External links[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ About.com review
    2. ^ Blistering review
    3. ^ The Metal Forge review
    4. ^ Mike Portnoy. Dream Theater on the new live DVD and their longevity. MTV. Retrieved 2008-05-14.
    5. ^ John Petrucci. Buckshots Bonanza, Dream Theater. Woozyfly.com. Archived from the original (Interview) on 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
    6. ^ "A Must Have for Dream Theater Fans!". Roadrunner. 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-07-10.
    7. ^ "DREAM THEATER 'Chaos In Motion 2007/2008' Live DVD Sets to be Released in September". Blabbermouth.net. 2008-07-10. Archived from the original on 2008-07-13. Retrieved 2008-07-10.
    8. ^ "Get the newest Dream Theater release early". Roadrunner. 2008-09-09. Retrieved 2008-09-18.