Prelude to the Millennium

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Prelude To The Millennium
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Compilation album by Symphony X
Released February 2, 1999
Recorded 1994-1998
Genre Progressive metal, Neo-classical metal
Length 76:38
Label InsideOut
Producer Steve Evetts, Michael Romeo, Eric Rachel
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Allmusic link 3/5 stars

Prelude to the Millennium: Essentials of Symphony is a compilation album by progressive metal band Symphony X, released in 1999. It features selections from their first four studio albums, although no original versions from their debut album Symphony X are included. Instead, the album starts with a fully re-recorded version of "Masquerade" that features Russell Allen on vocals.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Masquerade '98" – 6:02 - original version from Symphony X
  2. "A Winter's Dream" - Prelude (Part I) – 3:03 - from The Damnation Game
  3. "The Damnation Game" – 4:32 - from The Damnation Game
  4. "Dressed to Kill" – 4:44 - from The Damnation Game
  5. "Of Sins and Shadows" – 4:56 - from The Divine Wings of Tragedy
  6. "Sea of Lies" – 4:18 - from The Divine Wings of Tragedy
  7. "Out of the Ashes" – 3:39 - from The Divine Wings of Tragedy
  8. "The Divine Wings of Tragedy" – 20:41 - from The Divine Wings of Tragedy
  9. "Candlelight Fantasia" – 6:42 - from The Divine Wings of Tragedy
  10. "Smoke and Mirrors" – 6:12 - from Twilight in Olympus
  11. "Through the Looking Glass (Part I, II, III)" – 13:04 - from Twilight in Olympus

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