Moving Pictures

Rush - Moving Pictures
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Based on 106 ratings
1981 Ratings: #14
February 12, 1981 / Release Date
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kappachino
87
If you don't listen to Rush you're gay
100
A flawless album front to back, one that perfectly fuses progressive rock with the sounds of 80’s new wave, especially that of The Police, to create a truly exciting and impressive track list. It is lyrically intriguing and instrumentally mindblowing. Alex Lifeson’s guitar work is outstanding and underrated, especially with his solo on Limelight, the intro to Camera Eye, and Red Barchetta. Geddy Lee thumps away on his bass incredibly, with incredible solos on Red Barchetta, Vital ... read more
zachthesnack
73
Holy shit do I feel bad for Alex Lifeson's fingers, the guitar work on this album is pretty ridiculous
PipePanic
93
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
aronmace
92
My favorite band when I was 13, I just couldn't fathom how 3 people could make so much noise while being cohesive and beautiful. I remember seeing them in 2008 as my first concert ever. They were cooking rotisserie poultry in the center of the stage, I smelt marijuana for the first time- shit was weird.

Growing up I got most of my classic rock music taste from my father, who always told me Rush didn't have any great albums, and he recommended that I only listen to the greatest hits from Rush. ... read more
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Track List

  1. Tom Sawyer
  2. Red Barchetta
  3. YYZ
  4. Limelight
  5. The Camera Eye
  6. Witch Hunt
  7. Vital Signs  
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