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The Crow
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3 stars Better than their debut, but not a great album, and with a soft entering in prog sounds in some songs...

Rush was trying to find their way in rock music, and with the entering of Neil Peart the band earned a lot of quality in the rythm section and a great lyricist in him... Neil Peart it's undoubtly one of the best and more influential (Mike Portnoy he's an obvious fan...) drummers in rock history!!! This is the first Rush's album with the classic trio...

This album followed the path of the previous one, but with a little more complex compositions and with a harder sound, because the great Neal's beats...

Best songs: Anthem (nice start), By-Thor and The Snow Dog (good mini-suite, maybe the firt Rush's progressive song...) Fly By Night (the best song of the album) and Makin Memories (great acoustic and bass here!)

Weak songs: Best I Can (forgettable song...) and Rivendell (really boring song in my opinion...).

A good album, recommended to 70's hard rock lovers. But maybe the prog and symphonic's rock lovers will be dissapointed with it...

The Crow | 3/5 |


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