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"Sacrificed Sons" is the seventh song from Dream Theater's album Octavarium. Written by vocalist James LaBrie (lyrics) and the entire band (music), the song is about the attacks on the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001.

The song starts with unintelligible chattering by foreigners, an effect which carried from the previous track, "Never Enough". For the next minute or so, actual footage from the 9/11 newscasts are heard, which are broken up by static noises, meant to… read more

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Walls are closing anxiously
Channel surfing frantically
Burning city, smoke and fire
Planes we're certain, faith inspired

Dream Theater - Sacrificed Sons Lyrics

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  • No one mentioning the similarities with In The Presence Of Enemies? Great song, though. [2]
  • No one mentioning the similarities with In The Presence Of Enemies? Great song, though.
  • So fuckin emotional ! Perfect sooong !
  • Perfect
  • What a great song! I wish this was instrumental, though.
  • simplemente: SUBLIME.
  • One of my favorite songs by Dream Theater.
  • The instrumentals here are great. Vocals and lyrics of DT are as always - meh.... :)
  • The lyrics in comparison to their earlier stuff honestly aren't the best, but it's still a solid song.
  • >lyrics are total shit oh my god. R u insane?

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