Roll The Bones

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Roll The Bones

Post by YYZ30 » Wed Mar 17, 2004 1:04 pm

The album that started me (well......it was Exit Stage Left at 7 but I lost touch) on Rush.

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Post by Sir Myghin » Wed Mar 17, 2004 2:36 pm

From what i hear i much enjoy this album, haven't ehard it all, yet, soon i purchase, well finding them is the trick... cd stores suck...

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Post by Slaine mac Roth » Fri May 07, 2004 1:59 pm

Roll the Bones - one of Rush's finest moments.

What can I say about it? Great songs, not a single dud among them, although I particularly rate Roll the Bones, Heresy, Ghost of a Chance and Neurotica. The performances are fantastic and are really brought out by a beautifully crisp production. The cover is great. I just can't praise the album enough.
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Post by happysmilies007 » Sat Jul 03, 2004 1:08 pm

RTB is definitely one of my faves, i especially like Bravado, Dreamline, Ghost of a Chance, Where's My Thing?, and You Bet Your Life. i love the sound of the guitar on this'un & the bass is quite a bit more prominent than on some previous albums.

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Post by Scottish Lad » Tue Aug 03, 2004 5:07 pm

Good album. I went to see Rush for the first time on this tour.

My faves are The Big Wheel and Bravado.
I can learn to resist,
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Post by D'Anconia » Tue Aug 03, 2004 7:54 pm

IMO Roll the Bones was an inflection point for Rush. I like HYF and Presto but RTB put Rush back in the right direction, with more guitar oriented music (or to put another way, more Alex!).
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Post by awip2062 » Wed Aug 04, 2004 9:09 am

More Alex is a good thing. His guitar is so rockin'! Too bad more people don't realize that.
Onward and Upward!

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Post by Ogg » Wed Aug 04, 2004 4:20 pm

RTB's is one of my least played albums. Sure there are individual moments of brilliance but it rarely gets a listen these days. Sorry.
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Post by Slaine mac Roth » Wed Aug 04, 2004 4:50 pm

Well it would be boring if we all liked the same. At least you're willing to accept that other people like it.
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Post by Sir Myghin » Thu Aug 05, 2004 5:06 pm

D'Anconia wrote:IMO Roll the Bones was an inflection point for Rush. I like HYF and Presto but RTB put Rush back in the right direction, with more guitar oriented music (or to put another way, more Alex!).
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Post by H3WMW » Sat Aug 07, 2004 8:55 am

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I love the cover artwork on this album. One of my faves. Quite amusing.
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