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The Rival's Dilemma Lyrics

Ayreon - The Theory of Everything
Band
Album

The Theory of Everything

(2013)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresProgressive Rock, Rock Opera
LabelsInsideOut Music
Album rating :  90 / 100
Votes :  29
15. The Rival's Dilemma (2:22)
[High Whistle: Troy Donockley
Cello: Maaike Peterse
Flute: Jeroen Goossens]

[Rival:]
So... what if they are right
And he’s so remarkable
How does that affect me?

Ever since I was a child
It all came so easy
I never had to try

If he’s as brilliant as they say
How will I be noticed
Now I’m not so special… anymore

I’m not sure why I’m afraid
No, he won’t beat me
Not without a fight, no!

One day I’ll show them I am the genius
One day the whole world will know
One day I’ll show them who he really is
One day they’ll know
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Ayreon - The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything - Album Credits
Members
Additional musicians
  • Rick Wakeman : Keyboards
  • Jordan Rudess : Keyboards
  • Keith Emerson : Keyboards
  • Siddharta Barnhoorn : Orchestrations
  • Steve Hackett : Lead Guitars
  • Troy Donockley : Whistles, Uilleann Pipes
  • Ben Mathot : Violin
  • Maaike Peterse : Cello
  • Jeroen Goossens : Flute, Piccolo
  • Michael Mills : Vocals (father), Irish Bouzouki
  • JB Christoffersson : Vocals (the teacher)
  • Sara Squadrani : Vocals (the girl)
  • Cristina Scabbia : Vocals (the mother)
  • Tommy Karevik : Vocals (the prodigy)
  • Marco Hietala : Vocals (the rival)
  • John Wetton : Vocals (the psychiatrist)
  • Wilmer Waarbroek : Backing Vocals
Other staff
  • Arjen Anthony Lucassen : Producer, Recording, Mixing Engineer
  • Brett Caldas-Lima : Mastering Engineer
  • Steve Rispin : Recording Engineer
  • Maarten de Peijper : Recording Engineer
  • Jos Driessen : Recording Engineer
  • Dave Kerzner : Recording Engineer
  • Erik Jordan : Recording Engineer
  • Roger King : Recording Engineer
  • Jef Bertels : Cover Art
  • Thomas Ewerhard : Layout
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