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Drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment) had a brainstorm that gave birth to the band Transatlantic. He envisioned a band of himself, Neal Morse (Spock's Beard), and Jim Matheos (Fates Warning). As it turned out, Morse was available, but Matheos was not. Morse came up with the idea of recruiting Roine Stolt (Flower Kings) instead, and all that was left was a bassist. Portnoy contacted Marillion's Pete Trewavas and the group was set. They recorded and released their first album, SMPTe, in 2000, working around everyone's main band obligations. The band issued two albums in 2001, the concert recording Live in America and the studio album Bridge Across Forever, before going on hiatus due to the departure of Morse, who had made the decision to devote his life to Christianity, and chose not only to leave Transatlantic and Spock's Beard, but mainstream progressive rock altogether. The band reunited (with Morse) in 2009 and released its third long-player, The Whirlwind, which was followed by a pair of live outings, Whirld Tour 2010: Live in London and More Never Is Enough: Live @ Manchester & Tilburg 2010 in 2010 and 2011, respectively. The group issued an eponymous fourth studio album in early 2014. ~ Gary Hill
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  2.   Black As the Sky
  3.   Mystery Train
  4.   My New World
  5.   Conquistador
  6.   Can't Get It Out of My Head
  7.   Indisipline
  8.   Beyond the Sun
  9.   Mystery Train/Magical Mystery Tour/Strawberry Fields Forever
  10.   Medley: There Is More to This World/Go the Way You Go/The Great Escape
  11.   We All Need Some Light
  12.   Sylvia
  13.   Into the Blue: Overture (Instrumental)/The Dreamer and the Healer/A New Beginning/Written in Your Heart/The Dreamer and the Healer (Reprise)
  14.   All of the Above: Full Moon Rising/October Winds/Camouflaged in Blue
  15.   Nights In White Satin
  16.   Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  17.   Kaleidoscope: Overture (Instrumental)/Ride the Lightning/Black Gold/Walking the Road/Desolation Days/Lemon Looking Glass (Instrumental)/Ride the Lightnin (Reprise)
  18.   All of the Above
  19.   In Held ('Twas) In I
  20.   And You and I
  21.   Shine
  22.   Watcher of the Skies/Firth of Fifth
  23.   Tin Soldier
  24.   Duel With the Devil: I. Motherless Children/II. Walk Away/III. Silence
  25.   Suite Charlotte Pike: I. If She Runs/II. Mr Wonderful/III. Lost ...
  26.   Bridge Across Forever
  27.   Stranger in Your Soul: I. Sleeping Wide Awake/II. Hanging in the ...
  28.   Duel With the Devil: Motherless Children/Walk Away/Silence of the ...
  29.   Suite Charlotte Pike Medley: If She Runs/You Never Give Me Your Money
  30.   Stranger in Your Soul: Sleeping Wide Awake/Hanging in the Balance/Lost
  31.   Honky Tonk Woman
  32.   There Is More to This World/Go the Way You Go/The Great Escape/Finally
  33.   A Man Can Feel
  34.   A Salty Dog
  35.   Dancing with Eternal Glory/Whirlwind (Reprise)
  36.   Evermore
  37.   For Such A Time
  38.   I Need You, Pts. 1-2
  39.   Is It Really Happening?
  40.   Lay Down Your Life
  41.   Lending a Hand
  42.   Lenny Johnson
  43.   On the Prowl
  44.   Out of the Night
  45.   Overture/Whirlwind
  46.   Pieces of Heaven
  47.   Rose Colored Glasses
  48.   Set Us Free
  49.   Soul Sacrifice
  50.   Spinning
  51.   The Return Of The Giant Hogwood
  52.   The Wind Blew Them All Away
  53.   Band Interview
  54.   Documentary
  55.   Duel With the Devil
  56.   Stranger In Your Soul
  57.   The Whirlwind
  58.   The Return of the Giant Hogweed by Steve Hackett
  59.   Interlude
  60.   Stranger Jams Clips: Cologne - Live Music Hall (May 8th 2010)
  61.   Stranger Jams Clips: Stuttgart - Longhorn (May 9th 2010)
  62.   Stranger Jams Clips: Esch Alzette - Rockahal (May 10th 2010)
  63.   Stranger Jams Clips: Pratteln - Z7 (May 18th 2010)
  64.   The Whirlwind, Pts. 1 & 2
  65.   I Need You
  66.   DVD: The Making of Whirlwind
  67.   I Need You, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2
  68.   Suite Charlotte Pike
  69.   The Making Og the Whirlwind
  70.   Indiscipline
  71.   [Bonus Material]
  72.   Into the Blue
  73.   The Whirlwind Medley
  74.   Kaleidoscope
  75.   Neal & Roine Duet
  76.   Hocus Pocus
  77.   Medley: Wll of the Above/Stranger In Your Soul
  78.   Neal & Ronnie Duet
  79.   Into the Kaleidoscope
  80.   Behind the Scenes
  81.   All Songs From Dvd 1
  82.   Bonus Live Performances
  83.   Medley: All of the Above/Stranger in the Soul
  84.   Suite Charlotte Pike Medley
  85.   Shine On You Crazy Diamond
  86.   Studio Chat
  87.   And I Love Her
  88.   Smoke On The Water
  89.   Dance With The Devil
  90.   All of the Above, Pt. 1
  91.   All of the Above, Pt. 2
  92.   Mystery Light