Medley of Rush Studio album covers

Rush Albums Ranked Worst to First

Rush released their self-titled debut album in 1974 and today retains legions of fans who remain devoted to their music. The biggest cult band in the world, routinely dismissed by mainstream music critics, seemed to finally get the respect they … Continue reading Rush Albums Ranked Worst to First

Rush – 2112: Mythological Narrative Lyrics in Music

Author’s Note: This is a transcription of a college research paper from 1996 on Mythological Narrative Lyrics in Music for which I used the album 2112 by Rush. I received an A-. It was written as two parts in two different years of study. The first part appeared in the Winter 94-95, Number 11 issue of “A Show of Fans” a Rush fanzine for and by Rush fans. Music has been a dominate force in communication for many years. The power of music results from it’s popularity. Chesebro, Foulger, Nachman, and Yanneli studied music’s influence through four decades. Music which has a method for … Continue reading Rush – 2112: Mythological Narrative Lyrics in Music