Rush 2112 (Remastered)
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- Released: May 6, 1997
- Originally Released: 1997
- Label: Island / Mercury
Rolling Stone - p.574 stars out of 5 -- " is their most extreme, grandiose and Rush-like record, and thus their greatest..."
- 1.2112 Medley: Overture / The Temples Of Syrinx / Discovery / Presentation / Oracle: The Dream / Soli
- 2.A Passage To Bangkok
- 3.The Twilight Zone
- 6.Something For Nothing
Lyricists: Geddy Lee; Alex Lifeson; Neil Peart.
Personnel: Geddy Lee (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Alex Lifeson (guitar); Hugh Syme (keyboards); Neil Peart (drums, percussion).
Recording information: Toronto Sound Studios, Toronto, Canada (1976 02).
Photographers: G‚rard Gentil; Yosh Inouye.
Arrangers: Rush Brown; Rush; Terry Brown.
2112 is archetypal high-concept heavy/art-rock, featuring an interconnected suite of songs and a futuristic science fiction-inspired lyrical theme (courtesy of drummer/sole lyricist Neil Peart). When it came to '70s sci fi rock epics these guys were capable of giving Hawkwind and Jefferson Starship a run for their money. The first half of the album features "2112" proper, a series of interrelated tunes that paint a portrait of a 1984/Brave New World-style future, where music and emotion are outlawed. Ultimately, our hero discovers a guitar and uses it to fight the powers that be, all to the accompaniment of vaguely Led Zeppelin-derived heavy rock riffs and daunting time signatures. The final five tunes are unrelated to the concept piece but continue in a similar musical vein, though a little balladry is mixed in towards the end.
Classic Albums: 2112 / Moving Pictures (DVD + Blu-Ray +...
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