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3.57 | 979 ratings

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1 stars Much ado about nothing!

I listened to this album a couple of times in a row now and I can't detect anything worthwhile here. Don't get me wrong, I'm a big Rush fan for more than twenty years now. Although I hate to say it, it has to be done: almost all the stuff on this album is second or even third rate, can you believe it? Neither could I before I listened to it.

The only track seeing them back on form is the instrumental The Main Monkey Business. But that alone cannot justify buying the album.

Far Cry is just a weak copy of the great starting tracks on the other albums.

The short, wittily titled instrumental Malignant Narcissm is entertaining for a while - then it becomes clear that it is not a solid composition but just fun and artistry. So you get what the title promised. Not standing the test of time.

The other songs sound to me not well thought out, using only second rate melodies and hooks.

Rush, please don't carry on in this vein. Then this will be my only 1 star rating for you.

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