michael gallucci


In album review on 05/24/2011 at 9:56 am


Moving Pictures: Deluxe Edition


 The rebirth of Rush continues. It started with Stephen Colbert. Then there was last year’s terrific documentary, *Beyond The Lighted Stage*. And now comes this two-disc 30th-anniversary deluxe edition of their best album. The 1981 record is stuffed with everything fans love (and everyone else hates) about the band: obtuse lyrics, grandstanding solos, and songs that seem to go on forever. They’ve never been sharper. You already know *Moving Pictures*’ best songs, “Tom Sawyer” and “Limelight.” But there’s plenty more to wrap your head around, like the proto-electronica “Vital Signs.” A DVD includes the remastered album plus three videos. All hail Rush.


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