Best Songs From Dream Theater's Octavarium

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1 Octavarium Octavarium

This used to be my favourite song of all time (I've started to like A Change of Seasons a bit more). But this is a close second. If I really wanted to be an ass, I'd say they're tied. - IronSabbathPriest

I'm pretty damn sure everyone expected this to be 1.

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2 Panic Attack Panic Attack

This should be higher. As a person who occasionally suffers from Panic Attacks, I am amazed at how well this song portrays what goes through my mind. - IronSabbathPriest

1. Panic Attack
2. Octavarium
3. The Root of All Evil
4. Sacrificed Sons
5. These Walls
6. The Answer Lies Within
7. I Walk Beside You
8. Never Enough

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3 The Root of All Evil The Root of All Evil

Good song one of my favorite serenity songs next to this dying soul but this song is just ausome I think its better than octavarium but these walls is just bad ass

4 These Walls These Walls

Best song after Octavarium. The chorus is awesome and the moment where the band kicks in after the guitar (although it sounds like bass) riff is EPIC. - fidelcanojr

After Octavarium, this one is best. I love the lyrics and the melody. - Beatlesboy9

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5 Sacrificed Sons Sacrificed Sons

7th position for this meaningful epic song? Yeah, Octavarium comes first, but this should be higher on the list...

It's obvious Octavarium comes first, but Sacrificed Sons is also amazing, having one of my favorite instrumentals the band has ever done

My personal favorite song from this album. I am pretty sure its about 9/11

Better than these walls

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6 I Walk Beside You I Walk Beside You

I think this should be higher than Never Enough because that song sounds a lot like Muse to the point where it basically rips-off Stockholm Syndrome. It's still good, but this is better in my opinion

How is this under the answer lies within us this song is relaxing the answer lies within sucks

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8 Never Enough Never Enough

A good song, but it's too Muse inspired. And Mike Portnoy's lyrics seem a bit too much like whining. Even though the song does have a good message. - IronSabbathPriest

So I'm not the only person who realizes this sounds just like a Muse song! I thought I was the only one (but that's kinda stupid) - Songsta41

The intro is really the only part I like about this song. At about 30 seconds it gets pretty bad. (as bad as dream theater can get)

And muse influence is bad?

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3. The Root of All Evil
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