Best Dream Theater Songs Longer Than 10 Minutes

What is your favourite Dream Theater song with a duration of longer than 10 minutes?

The Top Ten

1 Octavarium Octavarium

Wow this list was almost perfect, apart from honor thy father and bridges in the sky. Good songs but if it were my way they would be replaced with In The Name of God and Learning To Live. That being said Octavarium wins for me as out of all the epics this is the one that makes me feel the most emotion.

Amazing, not to mention it's my favorite song of all time

2 A Change of Seasons A Change of Seasons

Almost every song is great but A Cgange of Seasons is perfect for me - tomislav95

This song has everything, amazing vocals and no weak sections

ACOS is the most perfect song of the world. Really. If you don't believe me: Listen to it then

3 The Count of Tuscany The Count of Tuscany

This ones is right up there With Octavarium for me - Beatlesboy9


My top 5 dt songs over 10 min.

5 in the name of god
4 endless sacrifice
3 sacrificed sons
2 the ministry of lost souls
1 the count of tuscany

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4 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

the definition of variety! this song is like a whole album packed into one song. awesome.

This isn't a song. It's a concept album of 8 songs. Stop voting for this.

5 The Glass Prison The Glass Prison

Such an awesome song! guitar is amazing and so is the story! - dragon13304

6 Honor Thy Father Honor Thy Father

Don't cross the crooked step...

I love this song, best song in train of thought and best 10 minute+ dream theater song after octavarium - fidelcanojr

10 minutes of epic heavy metal dream theater! Love it... considering this is #9 on my top 100 dt songs list - dice

7 Home

The highlight of the best Dream Theater album of them all.

8 The Best of Times The Best of Times

This song is ausome best solos
Sad song a little bit
IN LOVING MEMORY OF HOWARD PORTNOY 1940-2009 because and sl is a cool album

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9 This Dying Soul This Dying Soul
10 Illumination Theory Illumination Theory

For me, this is the best representation of the band in a single song. It's long, epic, exciting and is a perfect harmony of heavy metal and symphony orchestra. The song barely stays in the one place for more than a minute or two, and the way it smoothly transitions between seemingly unrelated themes and instrumentations is ingenious.

19 minutes of epic- and progressiveness, and the remaining 3 are just plain beauty. Mike Mangini does a great job and the string section is so touching. This is just the best song ever made!

This is better than that overrated Octavarium. It's not as good as a Change of Seasons though.

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The Newcomers

? Bridges in the Sky Bridges in the Sky V 1 Comment
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The Contenders

11 Breaking All Illusions Breaking All Illusions
12 Beyond This Life Beyond This Life

The story in this song is so unique and wonderful. It has to stand higher!

13 Finally Free Finally Free
14 Learning to Live Learning to Live
15 A Nightmare to Remember A Nightmare to Remember
16 In the Presence of Enemies, Pt. 2 In the Presence of Enemies, Pt. 2
17 The Shattered Fortress The Shattered Fortress
18 In the Name of God In the Name of God V 1 Comment
19 Stream of Consciousness Stream of Consciousness
20 The Ministry of Lost Souls The Ministry of Lost Souls

I like it better than octavarium

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List StatsUpdated 23 Feb 2017

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31 listings
6 years, 80 days old

Top Remixes (4)

1. Octavarium
2. A Change of Seasons
3. The Count of Tuscany
1. The Glass Prison
2. Octavarium
3. A Change of Seasons
1. Octavarium
2. Honor Thy Father
3. The Count of Tuscany

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