Power Windows - Album Discussion

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Nïckslïkk2112

Quote from: Bez on October 09, 2019, 20:42:32 pmfecking babies the lot of you..... Everyone knows it was all downhill from Hemispheres....if you'd been old enough to understand you would agree... 8)
Not very often I actively agree with anybody, but this is a FACT.

FWIW PoW would make a reasonable four track EP
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pxr5

I really didn't like Power Windows when it first came out, but it was HYF that turned me off Rush for a long time. I recall clearly buying HYF, putting on my turntable and getting half way through Force Ten and stopping it; that vinyl copy never to be played again (I still have it btw). More recently though, I can find good tracks on both those albums, still not my faves by any means.

Matt2112

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Bisto

October 11, 2019, 18:39:23 pm #303 Last Edit: October 12, 2019, 08:59:42 am by Bisto
Power Windows  is a bonafide great 80's Rock album imho; everything else that Rush subsequently released after PW should only be judged on its merits as a Rush album (if you catch my drift)

If the final Rush tracks ever penned had been; 'The Pass' and 'Bravado' and these had replaced 'Tai Shan' and 'High Water' (on 'Hold Your Fire') I don't think many fans would have missed what came after, Clockwork Angels aside, though I really don't see what all the fuss is about there myself.
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Nïckslïkk2112

Quote from: Matt2112 on October 11, 2019, 11:14:53 amLike Hemispheres is? :)
Hemispheres is a 100% Killer 0% Filler ALBUM
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rufus the dawg


Jonners

The new songs are an abomination

Richard_2112

Quote from: rufus the dawg on October 21, 2019, 13:07:51 pmhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTkACkEwY9E


these are apparently the demo versions of power windows
That was very interesting listening to. Fascinating to hear those songs without the input from Peter Collins
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rufus the dawg

Nearly finished songs, It really shows what a wonderful band rush are

captainkurtz

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DavidL

Got to agree with the commentator that says Alex's guitar sounds waaaay too thin here. Interesting nevertheless.

rufus the dawg

On A show of hands Alex's guitar sound is much bigger.

I love the chainsaw sounding guitar on The Big Money.

zoony

Quote from: rufus the dawg on October 26, 2019, 20:59:54 pmI love the chainsaw sounding guitar on The Big Money.
Always thought that was their second best concert opener, after The R30 Overture of course.

zoony

Quote from: Jonners on October 21, 2019, 15:28:22 pminteresting.....
Indeed. Sounds even more 80s than the finished article, but I'm liking it.