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Rush - The Spirit Of Radio (Greatest Hits 1974-1987)  CD (album) cover




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3.13 | 79 ratings

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Queen By-Tor
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2 stars Spirit of the radio friendly songs.

Another Rush compilation, this one not so in depth as the Retrospective series. Where Retrospective I and II decided to go gettum and split the two better known eras of Rush and put a disc between them, this is more of a best of of best ofs. This is a CD full of the radio friendly songs from the band -- all of the hits are there.

A good cd to start out on Rush with, this is definitely not for the prog-heads. Unlike Retrospective I none of Rush's longer endeavors are represented -- with the exception of an edit of 2112. This is really just for the people who like Rush's radio songs and nothing else. One of the perks to this album (although I haven't seen them for a long time) is that some of the cds also came with a DVD sampler of the Chronicals DVD which features a couple of Rush's videos as well as the lyrics for all the songs on the CD.

This is another good place to start, though not necessarily for the die-hard prog fan. But, if you like Rush's hits and nothing else then this is the cd to get. 2 stars.

Queen By-Tor | 2/5 |


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