HELP with background song lyrics of IN MY DREAMS WITH YOU

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detox
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HELP! Who can understand the all back-ground LYRICS of Steve's 'Sex & religion, 1993' album - "In My Dreams With You"? Especially before every choruses, and in fading outro, with multi background vocals (in every chanel L+R - it's different, with different words sung by Devin Townsend and Steve too). Please, who can help??? All google, booklet don't contain this stuff! Let me know!
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Which part ? Give me the time in this clip of the part you want. min : Secs

I do remember seeing an interview on headbangers ball with Steve and Devon around 1993, (they were in England supporting Aerosmith if I remember rightly ?) and they said that they had to sing the whole song backwards for the video, and they sang it for the interviewer, backwards !! They replayed it backwards and it was bang on !!
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Hello! Please, the booklet/all google don't contain these parts! And I need your help with that lyrics (I'm from Slovenia, not English). So, the parts that nobody knows:
1. 1 min. 01 sec. (background vocals, between: "So my reality will have to come to me in my dreams"
& "I know that you belong to me every night")
2. from 1 min. 18 sec. to 1 min. 30 sec.
3. 2 min.18 sec. (background screem after "The weight of the world")
4. from 2 min. 33 sec. to 2 min. 49 sec. (background lyrics)
5. from 3 min. 55 sec. till the end. It's the MOST hardest part, becuase I can hear that it goes main chorus-vocals by Davin, and background vocals by Steve and by Devin too (and it's different in every chanell, L+R). So, you must use headphones to understand it right.

Please, try to figure it out, then I'm gonna put it to Devin Townsed Official forum, and darklyrics.com for all Steve Vai and Devin Townsed fans all over the world.

Good luck!!!
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My friend,

I have replayed this song lots of times, most of the clips you describe are just Devin harmonising, for example at 1.01 Devin just sings "whoa, woah hoa".

The fade out vocals at the end are just a mix of Devin harmonizing again, probably multi layered chopped parts of many vocal tracks, singing things like "if I di - i-i-ie" etc. its just the chorus, to be honest it is probably a mix of many harmony parts, similar to some bands that "enhance" the sound with layered keyboards, vocals etc.

Here is the composer Michael Kamen, explaining how he enhanced "Nothing Else Matters" in the studio by adding harmonies underneath. From 2:00 onwards - You can do the same with vocal, which I think is what they did here with Devin. Studio mixed albums often have lots, even hundreds, of mixed tracks in there.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzjJ4UFnXkU

If anyone knows anything more though, I look forward to learning more !!
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Hello! This is 100% correct lyrics of "In My Dreams With You" song, with all the lead vocals, back vocals, background vocals. The album booklet contains just a Devin's lead vocal. NOTICE: Devin's lead vocal is in central, Steve's back vocal is in L-channel, Devin's back vocal is in L-channel, Steve's and Devin's background vocals are in R-channel. Lyrics contain "song timing" to understand everything right. If you'll find some mistakes, then please let me know.

IN MY DREAMS WITH YOU

I’m watching you, I’m wanting you, but you turn away
I’d crawl through broken glass to you, but it wouldn’t pay
You take me for a fool, but if you only knew
What I do in my dreams with you

(Oh-oh-oh) You’re so cold and critical and, baby, that’s too bad
So my reality will have to come to me in my dreams (will have to come to me)

[Chorus:]
And I know that you belong to me every night
You suddenly appear in my eyes
It happens when I sleep
It isn’t right what I do in my dreams with you
(In my dreams with you, oh, no…)
It isn’t right what I do (feels so cold) in my dreams with you

I love the way you come to me every night
My fantasies are real and they never lie
If you only knew, what I do in my dreams with you, yeah
It isn’t right, Lord knows that it isn’t right

(Oh-oh-oh) The world can make you cynical with all its love and its pain (pain)
But I don’t have to carry the weight of the world (I won’t carry)!

[Chorus:]
Now I know that you belong to me every night
You suddenly appear in my eyes
It happens when I sleep
It isn’t right what I do in my dreams with you (So cold, oh-oh)
It isn’t right what I do (No, no) in my dreams (Wow!) with you

Baby, don’t wake me, let me take you on an endless journey
We touch and the softest kiss explodes with lust, yeah
It’s real, you can’t deny the heat you feel
And if I die before I wake, baby, that’s all right!
(Baby, that’s all (yeah) right. Got it, yeah)

[Chorus:]
And I know that you belong to me every night
You suddenly appear in my eyes
It happens when I sleep
It isn’t right what I do in my dreams with you (Baby, don’t wake me)
It isn’t right what I do (Baby, don’t wake me. If I die, if I die, if I die)
(In my dreams with you)
4-01
And I know that you belong to me every night (Baby, don’t wake me)
(Every night)
You suddenly appear (in my dreams with you, yeah) in my eyes
(My fantasies are real in my life)
It happens when I sleep (Baby, don’t wake me)
(I know that you belong to me every night)
It isn’t right what I do in my dreams with you (If I die, if I die, if I die)
(You suddenly appear in my eyes)
4-15
(Baby, don’t wake me)
(I love the way you come to me every night, my fantasies are real in my life)
(Uh-uh)
4-21
It isn’t right what I do (Baby, don’t wake me. In my dreams with you, yeah!)
(I love the way you come to me every night)
(My fantasies are real in my life of you)
4-29
And I know that you belong to me every night (Baby, don’t wake me)
(I know that you belong to me every night, you suddenly appear in my eyes)
You suddenly appear in my eyes (If I die, if I die, if I die!)
It happens when I sleep (Baby, don’t wake me)
(I love the way you come to me every night, my fantasies are real in my life)
It isn’t right what I do
4-41
In my dreams with you (Baby, don’t wake me)
(I know that you belong to me every night, you suddenly appear in my eyes)
4-48
(If I) It isn’t right what I do (Baby, don’t wake me)
(I love the way you come to me every night)
(My fantasies are real in my life, yeah)
4-56
(If I die, if I die) And I know that you belong to me (Baby, don’t wake…)
(I know that you belong to me every night…)
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