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Throughout the years 2014 and 2015, Rush celebrate their 40th anniversary with vinyl reissues of albums from their Mercury era.
Power Windows is the bands 11th studio album, released in 1985. It was the first time the band worked with producer Peter Collins. The album was recorded at The Manor in England, AIR Studios in Montserrat and at Sarm East Studios in London.
Power Windows launched an era in which the band expanded into new sonic directions, and featured synths heavily. It was also the album where Geddy switched to using a Wal bass, made by a small English company. Hed use the Wal as his main bass all the way through the Roll The Bones album and tour. Neils lyrics focused primarily on various manifestations of powerManhattan Project explores the origins and consequences of the U.S. militarys development of the atomic bomb, and Territories comments on nationalism around the world.
More keyboards and synths were introduced into the sound, with The Big Money and Mystic Rhythms made into videos for MTV. The album once more hit #10 on the Billboard 200 and eventually sold a million copies, earning platinum status. Other singles included Territories, Manhattan Project, and Marathon, the latter two topping the U.S. Mainstream Rock airplay charts at #10 and #6, respectively.
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Geddy Lee, bass, synthesizers, bass pedals, vocals
Alex Lifeson, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Neil Peart, drums, percussion, electronic percussion
1. The Big Money
2. Grand Designs
3. Manhattan Project
6. Middletown Dreams
7. Emotion Detector
8. Mystic Rhythms