Lifting Shadows

The Authorized Biography of Dream Theater. Now in paperback.

Lifting Shadows is the authorized biography of Dream Theater.

Now available in paperback, the book traces the band’s history from their mid-1980’s Long Island origins through to the present, in full, frank and revealing detail.

This new, revised edition has been fully updated by author Rich Wilson who conducted all-new interviews with the band and others. It covers the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy, their search for his successor, and subsequent return to recording and touring success.

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This is a treat: hear Teddy Boy/Rockabilly Noel Stephen Smith and Punk/Rude Boy Ray Gange discuss the Teds Vs Punk wars of 1976-77, refereed by the lovely Ben Wardle

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Prince’s comments for the liner notes to his Greatest Hits have been lost for the last 20 years, but now provide a rare insight into how he saw some of his most famous songs.

When Prince’s first greatest hits collection was released, Prince made private comments as a guide for the liner notes. Later briefly…

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Prince’s Own Liner Notes On His Greatest Hits
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