Panic Attack
Length 7:16
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Lyrics John Petrucci
Music Dream Theater
First live performance Norje Havsbad, Norje, Sweden, on June 10, 2005
Total live plays 169
Recorded The Hit Factory
Other appearances Chaos in Motion, Romavarium (fan CD)
Previous song I Walk Beside You
Next song Never Enough

A heavy song, written (unsurprisingly) about a panic attack. The lyrics are reprised in Intervals in the title track. The song is written in the key of C, to tie in with the concept of Octavarium. The interlude between this song and Never Enough is written in C#.


  • The song is featured on the music game Rock Band 2, along with Constant Motion