Thirty-five years ago yesterday, Rush released Moving Pictures. Today, I feel old.
The band shared this milestone yesterday:
“In the fall of 1980, the band recorded in Le Studio in Morin Heights, Quebec. On February 12, 1981, the band’s highest selling album was released – MOVING PICTURES. The iconic album included perennial radio favourites – Tom Sawyer, Limelight, Red Barchetta as well as the instrumental nod to their hometown, YYZ. It also featured the 11 minute song The Camera Eye, Witch Hunt and Vital Signs. The album went on to debut #3 on Billboard, sell over 4 million copies and have Rolling Stone declare it one of the 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.”
The band included this clip in their note, of their “R40” performance of “Red Barchetta”.
Time to spin the original vinyl in celebration.