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3 stars 3,5 stars really. I'm a suspect to write any review about RUSH, because side to side with YES, GENTLE GIANT and GENESIS etc... they compound the mainstream of my favorite bands. Mainly if the album was released between 1974 ( obviously this album) until 1985 (Power Windows). The album in question isn't really a progressive album. However, I can't write any review about some RUSH album without write a few words about this first album.. Although, the music in this first album ( how I said before ) isn't really progressive, you can find some elements that clearly already demonstrate the natural way to posterior Rush music development. The track 1 "Fiding my Way" open the album with hard-rock with some interesting rhythmic variations The "riff " in track 5 "What You're Doing" are very well worked and send the audience to LED ZEPPELIN sound ( in my opinion, a band with a sonority very complex in some moments such as "The Song Remains The Same", "Achilles Last Stand", "Dazed and Cofused"...". The track 8 "Working Man" is the most progressive theme in the album, and the middle section shows a tendency to explore something close to a "jam session" and electric guitar / bass duets.. If you possess the first live album "All The Worlds Stage", you don't need this first album, because the above mentioned tracks are also presents in the live album with Neil Peart on the drums, which make that tracks much more attractive. Due this considerations my rate is 3 stars !!!
maryes | 3/5 |


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