Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence (studio album) by Dream Theater

Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence
Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence by Dream Theater
Year: 2002
Overall rank: 2,012th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Top albums of 2002 (34th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (361st)
Award Best albums of all time (2,012th)
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Dream Theater bestography

Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence is ranked 3rd best out of 33 albums by Dream Theater on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Dream Theater is Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory which is ranked number 627 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,075.

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From 02/11/2017 19:10
Aside of Metropolis Pt.2, which is like my favorite album, Six Degrees was special in that it centered a whole huge 40 minutes around one topic to flesh it out enough to work. Main problem is the disappointing middle part, which isn´t bad, just unmemorable in comparison. Opening track is kickass.
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From 04/18/2013 14:57
Dream Theater at their best.
The first disc is a faultless attempt going from the heavy start - The Glass Prison - to the prog success - Blind Faith, The Great Debate.
The second CD is a little weaker to me. But a 42 minutes-lasting song cannot be perfect from start to end, of course. The Test that Stumpted Them All is its best moment, I think.
In the End, Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence is an ambitious work, and the band didn't release such a developped album since this one.
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From 08/28/2012 05:31
It's mostly average Dream Theater fare (which I consider to be a cut above the norm so that's fine with me).

The lead track is balls-to-the-wall, and the second disk is a 40-minute epic. Can't go wrong there. The album has typical Dream Theater dynamics - plenty of ballads mixed in with the heaviness.

Each song has its moments: The Glass Prison has that killer riff, Blind Faith has a beautiful instrumental breakdown, and Misunderstood has some nice melodies. However, the songs do tend to meander a bit. The Great Debate doesn't need to be 14 minutes long; it would be fine at 6. Disappear, likewise, should be a simple 3-minute song.

Ironically, the 40-minute centerpiece is the least bloated of the bunch! It's 8 movements long, and the only piece that might overstay its welcome is the overture.
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