Power Windows

Power Windows

by RushRush

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Overview

Like much of the band's '80s output, Power Windows finds Rush juggling their hard-rock heritage with new technology to mixed results. With Alex Lifeson choosing sparse, horn-like guitar bursts over actual crunch, Geddy Lee's synthesizers running rampant, and Neil Peart's crisp, clinical percussion and stark lyrical themes (evoking cold urban landscapes), the result just may be the trio's "coldest" album ever. Still, it does boast its share of important tracks in "Marathon" and "Manhattan Project," while offering an energetic, tongue-in-cheeck hit single in "The Big Money." In an album that rewards patience (repeated listens are the key), the most gripping moments are saved for last, with the beautifully eerie textures of "Mystic Rhythms," a song that was later used as a concert drum solo showcase for Peart.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/03/1997
Label: Mercury
UPC: 0731453463523
catalogNumber: 534635
Rank: 14744

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Rush   Primary Artist
Choir   Vocals
Anne Dudley   Strings,Conductor
Jim Burgess   Synthesizer
Andrew Jackman   Conductor
Geddy Lee   Synthesizer,Bass,Guitar,Bass Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals,bass pedals
Alex Lifeson   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Neil Peart   Percussion,Drums,electronic percussion
Andy Richards   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Rush   Arranger,Producer
Peter Collins   Arranger,Producer
Anne Dudley   String Arrangements
Jim Burgess   Programming
Andrew Jackman   Arranger,Vocal Arrangements
Geddy Lee   Producer
Alex Lifeson   Producer
Neil Peart   Producer
Andy Richards   Programming
Hugh Syme   Artwork,Art Direction,Cover Design,Paintings
Jim Barton   Engineer
Liam Birt   Executive Producer
Steve Kleinberg   Cover Design
James Barton   Engineer

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