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POWER WINDOWS

Rush

 

Heavy Prog

3.52 | 729 ratings

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Gatot
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4 stars This is another excellent album from Rush with much more involvement of keyboard work which becomes intensified. The opener "The Big Money" was planned to be a radio hit and the video clip was made in a great way. In fact, it's a great track. I like especially Geddy Lee's bass guitar work which provides excellent textures for the song. "Grand Designs" is another track with more intricate arrangements where Alex Lifeson's guitar style has moved forward into a softer one augmented with keyboard sound effects. Neil Peart also gives dynamic sounds especially with his toms. "Manhattan Project" is the band's favorite live track with ambient music background. In this track Geddy starts his voice in relatively low register notes with power. "Marathon" has a combined style of medium tempo at first but it moves into faster one with tight bass lines.

"Territories" starts off with electronic drumming followed with keyboard and guitar and bring the music into arrangement full with keyboard effects. The song moves into complex composition with soaring keyboard and guitar sounds. Geddy's bass lines are great! "Middletown Dreams" is a good track with Geddy's tight basslines combined with keyboard sounds. "Emotion Detector" starts with keyboard and electronic drumming; guitar provides sounds at the back. The song moves in electronic drum beats. "Mystic Rhythms" closes the album with another keyboard-based music. I also like Lifeson guitar rhythm work accompanying Geddy's vocal.

It's another excellent addition of any prog music collection. Keep on proggin' ..!

Peace on earth and mercy mild - GW

Gatot | 4/5 |

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