The Studio Albums 1989–2007

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The Studio Albums 1989–2007
Rush - The Studio Albums 1989–2007.jpg
Box set by
Released30 September 2013
Recorded1988–2006
GenreProgressive rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Length364:50/6 hours and 5 minutes
LabelAnthem, Atlantic

The Studio Albums 1989–2007 is a box set by the Canadian rock band Rush. It contains the band's seven studio albums released from 1989 to 2007 and was released on 7 CDs on 30 September, 2013. The albums are Presto (1989), Roll the Bones (1991), Counterparts (1993), Test for Echo (1996), Vapor Trails (2002), Feedback (2004) and Snakes & Arrows (2007).

There is also a booklet included with lyrics to every album, with the exception of Feedback.

The version of Vapor Trails on this box set is the remixed version.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Presto (1989)[edit]

All lyrics written by Neil Peart; all music composed by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Show Don't Tell"5:01
2."Chain Lightning"4:33
3."The Pass"4:52
4."War Paint"5:24
5."Scars"4:07
6."Presto"5:45
7."Superconductor"4:47
8."Anagram (For Mongo)"4:00
9."Red Tide"4:29
10."Hand over Fist"4:11
11."Available Light"5:03
Total length:52:11

Roll the Bones (1991)[edit]

All lyrics written by Neil Peart; all music composed by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee.

No.TitleLength
1."Dreamline"4:37
2."Bravado"4:35
3."Roll the Bones"5:30
4."Face Up"3:54
5."Where's My Thing? (Part IV, "Gangster of Boats" Trilogy) (instrumental)"3:49
6."The Big Wheel"5:13
7."Heresy"5:27
8."Ghost of a Chance"5:18
9."Neurotica"4:39
10."You Bet Your Life"5:01

Counterparts (1993)[edit]

All lyrics written by Neil Peart, except "Between Sun & Moon" co-written by Pye Dubois; all music composed by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee.

No.TitleLength
1."Animate"6:04
2."Stick It Out"4:30
3."Cut to the Chase"4:48
4."Nobody's Hero"4:55
5."Between Sun & Moon"4:37
6."Alien Shore"5:47
7."The Speed of Love"5:02
8."Double Agent"4:52
9."Leave That Thing Alone" (instrumental)4:05
10."Cold Fire"4:27
11."Everyday Glory"5:11
Total length:54:24

Test for Echo (1996)[edit]

All tracks written by Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart, except "Test for Echo" written by Lee, Lifeson, Peart, and Pye Dubois.

No.TitleLength
1."Test for Echo"5:56
2."Driven"4:27
3."Half the World"3:43
4."The Color of Right"4:48
5."Time and Motion"5:01
6."Totem"4:58
7."Dog Years"4:55
8."Virtuality"5:44
9."Resist"4:23
10."Limbo" (instrumental)5:29
11."Carve Away the Stone"4:06
Total length:53:31

Vapor Trails (2002)[edit]

All lyrics written by Neil Peart; all music composed by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee.

No.TitleLength
1."One Little Victory"5:08
2."Ceiling Unlimited"5:28
3."Ghost Rider"5:41
4."Peaceable Kingdom"5:23
5."The Stars Look Down"4:28
6."How It Is"4:05
7."Vapor Trail"4:57
8."Secret Touch"6:34
9."Earthshine"5:38
10."Sweet Miracle"3:40
11."Nocturne"4:49
12."Freeze (Part IV of "Fear")"6:21
13."Out of the Cradle"5:03
Total length:53:31

Feedback (2004)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Original Artist/InspirationLength
1."Summertime Blues"Eddie Cochran/Jerry CapehartEddie Cochran, Blue Cheer, The Who3:43
2."Heart Full of Soul"Graham GouldmanThe Yardbirds2:52
3."For What It's Worth"Stephen StillsBuffalo Springfield3:30
4."The Seeker"Pete TownshendThe Who3:27
5."Mr. Soul"Neil YoungBuffalo Springfield3:51
6."Seven and Seven Is"Arthur LeeLove2:53
7."Shapes of Things"Paul Samwell-Smith/Keith Relf/Jim McCartyThe Yardbirds3:16
8."Crossroads"Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson, Cream3:27
Total length:27:08

Snakes & Arrows (2007)[edit]

All lyrics written by Neil Peart; all music composed by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, except "Hope" by Lifeson.

No.TitleLength
1."Far Cry"5:21
2."Armor and Sword"6:36
3."Workin' Them Angels"4:47
4."The Larger Bowl"4:07
5."Spindrift"5:24
6."The Main Monkey Business" (instrumental)6:01
7."The Way the Wind Blows"6:28
8."Hope" (instrumental)2:03
9."Faithless"5:31
10."Bravest Face"5:12
11."Good News First"4:51
12."Malignant Narcissism" (instrumental)2:17
13."We Hold On"4:13

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]

Gregory Heaney of AllMusic gave the box set 4 out of 5 stars. He said that of most interest to Rush fans in the box set will be the remixed version of Vapor Trails.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rush The Studio Albums 1989–2007". hdtracks. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  2. ^ "The Studio Albums 1989-2007 - Rush | Releases". AllMusic. 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2018-09-09.