After being nominated for a Grammy thrice, Dream Theater took dwelling their first win on April 3 on the sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards. Keyboardist Jordan Rudess lately spoke to Andrew Daly of VWMusic in regards to the win.
“I’ve to say that I did not actually anticipate to get it as a result of I used to be getting used to being nominated and never getting it,” he says. “The opposite cause I assumed we would not get it’s that Dream Theater is admittedly prog steel, and we had been in a steel class. I imply, that was the perfect class for us, however I assumed possibly the voters would form of stick collectively in that extra conventional steel state of mind.
“I used to be actually happy that we acquired that sort of recognition and validation, and it is the one award that positively makes a distinction,” he continues. “In a musician’s life, a Grammy can have an effect on your entire profession. It adjustments the way in which you do enterprise with individuals, and the way in which individuals cope with you. It is a actually massive deal. I positively must say that it feels actually good. We’re driving excessive over it for certain.”
The band had been nominated for Finest Steel Efficiency for “The Alien” from their 2021 album A View From The High Of The World. Their earlier nominations had been for “On The Backs Of Angels” from 2011’s A Dramatic Flip Of Occasions and the one “The Enemy Inside” from 2013’s Dream Theater.
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