This is a heavier, more dramatic version of the original, due in large part to David Draiman‘s intense vocals, and also to the heavy metal genre normally played by the band, and the addition of classical elements with piano, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and drums/ percussion. Although the original song is a timeless classic, that you had better be crazy or brilliant to try to cover, it now pales in comparison with Disturbed’s version! The original sounds like a warning; this version sounds more ominous as though the visions continued and became true (from the comments to the video).
In this interview with David Draiman, he describes listening to the final mix. Then he asked to hear it again – and again. The producer, sitting behind him, thought perhaps he didn’t like it. However, David didn’t want to turn around because he was tearing up. And I think you can see he almost does in the interview. He’s very pleased with it.