Wednesday, September 17, 2014

VIDEO: Rush preview 40th anniversary box set R40

Rush have issued a video preview of their forthcoming 40th anniversary box set, “R40.”

Due November 11, the package live footage spanning all four decades of their career and presents over two hours of unreleased material, including a rare performance of entire seven-part version of their 1976 classic, “2112”.

Available as 6-disc and 10-disc packages, “R40” includes “Rush In Rio”, “R30”, “Snakes & Arrows Live”, “Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland” and “Clockwork Angels Tour”, plus a bonus disc of previously unseen and unreleased live material stretching from 1974 to 2013.

The bonus disc will include all 8 songs from the Laura Secord Secondary School show in 1974 which features original drummer John Rutsey. That recording includes two Rush originals, “I’ve Been Runnin'” and “The Loser”, as well as their cover of Larry Williams’ “Bad Boy”, made famous by The Beatles.

The bonus discus also features 5 songs from songs from the Capitol Theatre in 1976 such as “Anthem” and “Lakeside Park”, the rarely performed full, 7-part version of “2112” filmed in 1997, “Lock And Key” from the Hold Your Fire tour, as well as footage from the band’s 2013 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


6-disc set

Disc 01 - “Rush In Rio”
Disc 02 - “R30”
Disc 03 - “Snakes & Arrows Live”
Disc 04 - “Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland”
Disc 05 - “Clockwork Angels Tour”
Disc 06 – bonus material

10-disc set

Disc 01 - “Rush In Rio”
Disc 02 - “Rush In Rio” bonus features
Disc 03 - “R30”
Disc 04 - “R30” bonus features
Disc 05 - “Snakes & Arrows Live” Pt. 1
Disc 06 - “Snakes & Arrows Live” Pt. 2 + bonus features
Disc 07 - “Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland”
Disc 08 - “Clockwork Angels Tour”
Disc 09 - “Clockwork Angels Tour” bonus features
Disc 10 – bonus material

See also:

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