Moving Pictures

Rush - Moving Pictures
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1981 Ratings: #6
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February 12, 1981 / Release Date
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Edit: Learning about Neil Peart's untimely death was heartbreaking. He was the greatest drummer of all time. I've never been affected as much as this, and I know it's going to happen many more times. We lost a legend today. Rest in peace.

Rush’s most popular album is also their best, blending the synth-heavy 80s sound of their future ventures with the hard rock precursors of their past. The band puts their everything into just these 7 tracks, bringing some of the catchiest ... read more
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If you don't listen to Rush you're gay
This is Rush at their most tight, their most creative, their most to the point, and, to some, their best. It's all the experimentation and off the wall prog moments of their more experimental records while still maintaining that sense of true grit rock and roll that started them off, with a more loving relationship with synths shown in the last album. An essential for any rock fan.

Favorite Jams: YYZ, Tom Sawyer, Red Barchetta

Lest Favorite: The Camera Eye
Holy shit do I feel bad for Alex Lifeson's fingers, the guitar work on this album is pretty ridiculous
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Added on: January 18, 2014