The Art of Live

The Art of Live is both a live album and DVD by American progressive metal band Queensrÿche. Both the DVD and CD were recorded during the group's 2003 co-headlining tour (with Dream Theater) in support of Tribe. The track listing for both releases is nearly identical, although the DVD omits "Anybody Listening?" and includes two cover versions – "Comfortably Numb" (Pink Floyd) and "Won't Get Fooled Again" (The Who) – performed on stage with Dream Theater.

The album is not generally indicative of the band's setlist from this period, and is instead a compilation which largely highlights recent or acoustic material played on the 2003 tour. [3]

The Art of Live
Queensryche - The Art of Live DVD cover
Video by Queensrÿche
ReleasedApril 20, 2004
GenreHeavy metal, progressive metal
Length90 min.
ProducerSusan Tate
Queensrÿche live albums chronology
Live Evolution
The Art of Live
Mindcrime at the Moore
The Art of Live
Queensryche - The Art of Live cover
Live album by Queensrÿche
ReleasedJune 8, 2004
GenreProgressive metal
Queensrÿche chronology
The Art of Live
Operation: Mindcrime II
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Track listings

CD track listing
No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Tribe"Eddie Jackson, Scott Rockenfield, Geoff Tate, Michael WiltonTribe6:09
2."Sign of the Times"Chris DeGarmoHear in the Now Frontier3:39
3."Open"DeGarmo, Tate, WiltonTribe4:40
4."Losing Myself"Mike Stone, TateTribe4:08
5."Desert Dance"DeGarmo, Rockenfield, Tate, WiltonTribe4:14
6."The Great Divide"Tate, WiltonTribe4:39
7."Rhythm of Hope"Jackson, Rockenfield, TateTribe3:37
8."My Global Mind"DeGarmo, Rockenfield, Tate, WiltonPromised Land4:18
9."Roads to Madness"DeGarmo, Tate, WiltonThe Warning5:09
10."Della Brown"DeGarmo, Rockenfield, TateEmpire6:21
11."Anybody Listening?"DeGarmo, TateEmpire6:48
12."Breaking the Silence"DeGarmo, TateOperation: Mindcrime4:37
13."The Needle Lies"Tate, WiltonOperation: Mindcrime3:14
14."Best I Can"DeGarmoEmpire5:30
DVD track listing
2."Sign of the Times"  
4."Losing Myself"  
5."Desert Dance"  
6."The Great Divide"  
7."Rhythm of Hope"  
8."My Global Mind"  
9."Roads to Madness"  
10."Della Brown"  
11."Breaking the Silence"  
12."The Needle Lies"  
13."Best I Can"  
14."Comfortably Numb" (originally performed by Pink Floyd)David Gilmour, Roger Waters 
15."Won't Get Fooled Again" (originally performed by The Who)Pete Townshend 
  • Behind the Scenes feature
  • Interviews
  • Photo Gallery


Band members
Additional musicians
  • Eric Janco - sound engineer, mixing
  • Susan Tate - DVD producer, management
  • Merck Mercuriadis, Jaison John, Dan Russo - Sanctuary Records producers


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Queensrÿche The Art of Live review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-02-28.
  2. ^ Begrand, Adrien (17 September 2004). "Queensrÿche: The Art of Live". PopMatters. Retrieved 2013-03-16.
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