Wither

Album: Black Clouds & Silver Linings (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • This rock ballad from Dream Theater's tenth studio album is about writer's block. Most of the album's songs came from the personal experiences of guitarist John Petrucci and drummer Mike Portnoy, who wrote the lyrics on Black Clouds & Silver Linings. For more about the album and how Dream Theater feels about the "Progressive Metal" tag, check out our interview with Mike Portnoy.

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