Mystic Rhythms

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"Mystic Rhythms"
Single by Rush
from the album Power Windows
B-side "Middletown Dreams" (USA)
"Territories", "Red Sector A"(live) (UK)
Released October 29, 1985
Format 7", 12"
Genre Hard rock, progressive rock
Length 5:35
Label Mercury Records
Producer(s) Peter Collins and Rush
Rush singles chronology
"Manhattan Project"
"Mystic Rhythms"
Power Windows track listing
"Emotion Detector"
"Mystic Rhythms"
End of album

"Mystic Rhythms" is a single featured on the Rush album Power Windows. The single charted at #21 on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart.[1] The song was featured on several compilation albums[1] and was performed live by the band on their Power Windows, Counterparts and R30 tours, appearing on the live album A Show of Hands and the live DVD R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour. For this song, drummer Neil Peart utilized his electronic drum kit, playing it on the album and in concert during live performances of the track.

It was released as a single in Japan and was used as the opening song of the NBC news program 1986.[2]

The music video for the single was directed by Gerald Casale, who is a member of Devo.

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  1. ^ a b "Power Windows". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Rush - A Show of Hands". Archived from the original on May 7, 2008. Retrieved 2013-05-02.