Rush review by Rush

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  • Released: Mar 1, 1974
  • Sound: 10
  • Lyrics: 8
  • Overall Impression: 9
  • Reviewer's score: 9 Superb
  • Users' score: 7.2 (21 votes)
Rush: Rush

Sound — 10
First if you are a Rush fan you must have this album. This album is with their original drummer John Rutsey who is still a good drummer in his own right. But Neil Peart is still a way better drummer. The guitar playing on this album is amazing. How Alex does simple power chords but sounds way more complicated then it really is. Geddy has great high pitched vocals and plays the bass great. It has great first songs by Rush like Finding my Way, Take a Freind and Working Man etc.

Lyrics — 8
The lyrics on this album aren't as great as Niel Peart's writing but still alright. Some of the songs on this album you don't know what they are trying to say. Working Man is by far the best song written on this album. This song has some great musicianship and great singing and great bass playing.

Overall Impression — 9
This album kind of compares to a Led Zeppelin cd. But it is still a great album. Their could have been a little better writting of lyrics but overall this album was great. If it were stolen I would definately buy another copy.

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    peartdrummer, are you ****in stupid? it was rutsey's decision to quit due to the fact that he was diagnosed with diabetes and didn't like touring. they didn't kick him out. and rush_fan2112, he was a fantastic drummer, he just wasn't as good as peart
    Do you pillow before you post, who the hell says kiddies...sorry i'm just kind of pist a nothing...
    It is my opinion that rush would have done just as awesome without neil. Neil would have probably joined some jazz group, and would have never been heard of, and if you listen to any of his interviews, he kinda sounds that way. I think that rush would have created more albums like their original, but not be led zeppelin copies.