Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory is the fifth studio album by American progressive Metal/Rock band Dream Theater. Originally released in 1999, it was recorded at BearTracks Studios in New York, where the band had previously recorded their second studio album Images And Words and the EP A Change of Seasons.
The album is the sequel to "MetropolisPart I: The Miracle And The Sleeper," a song previously featured on the band's 1992 album Images and Words. It was the first album to feature Jordan Rudess on keyboards.
In 2012, Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory was voted as the number one all-time progressive Rock album in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone, beating Rush's 2112 and Close to the Edge by Yes.
"The overall end result of the album is quite impressive indeed." -Stephen Thomas Erlewine, allmusic.com
180g Audiophile Vinyl
LP 1 - Side One:
1. Scene One: Regression
2. Scene Two: I. Overture 1928
II. Strange Deja Vu
3. Scene Three: I. Through My Words
II. Fatal Tragedy
LP 1 - Side Two:
1. Scene Four: Beyond This Life
2. Scene Five: Through Her Eyes
LP 2 - Side Three:
1. Scene Six: Home
2. Scene Seven: I. The Dance of Eternity
II. One Last Time
LP 2 - Side Four:
1. Scene Eight: The Spirit Carries On
2. Scene Nine: Finally Free