Watch DREAM THEATER’s new animated video for The Alien

16 August 2021
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DREAM THEATER are giving fans a sneak preview of their upcoming album with the sci-fi inspired clip for nine and a half minute track, The Alien.

It’s the opener from A View From The Top Of The World, which is out on October 22 via InsideOut

It’s the first one we wrote together. It gives people a window into what it was like when we initially met up after all of those months off. It has the adventure, the untraditional structure, the heaviness, and the hooks. It really set the tone for the album,” explains guitarist John Petrucci.

James [LaBrie, singer] wrote the lyrics about the idea of terraforming and looking beyond our Earth for alternative settlements. Since we’re going beyond our planet, The Alien turns out to be us. I thought it was a cool and creative lyric by James.”