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  • Performer: Rush
  • Title: The Spirit Of Radio
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: Canada
  • Formats: MP1 AU APE AC3 MMF AUD ADX
  • Released: 1980
  • Style: Hard Rock, Prog Rock
  • MP3 album: 1777 mb
  • FLAC album: 1565 mb
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Rush - The Spirit Of Radio album FLAC

The Spirit of Radio: Greatest Hits 1974–1987 is a compilation album by Canadian rock band Rush, released on February 11, 2003. Working Man", from Rush (1974) – 7:11. Fly by Night", from Fly by Night (1975) – 3:22.

Either way, this album really isn't a very good showing of Rush's catalouge. A radio friendly chopped up version of 2112 ?!?! Very wrong! Oh, and there is no live version extra's thrown in. No interviews.

The Spirit of Radio" was a surprise hit for Rush in March 1980 in the UK, peaking at No. 13 in the charts. But, in fact, contrary to popular belief at the time, it wasn't Rush's first hit, as they had previously hit No. 36 in the UK in 1978 with "Closer To The Heart"  . Few at the time realised that Rush had actually formed back in 1968 and released their bebut album in 1974! Since Rush's music was generally not Top 40 material in the UK it got little radio airplay. Sadly, this has dogged all their releases since then.

Album · 2003 · 16 Songs. Then Rush triumphantly embraced synths and New Wave with Tom Sawyer and New World Man. The Spirit of Radio: Greatest Hits (1974-1987) Rush.

The Spirit of Radio" is a song released in 1980 by Canadian rock band Rush from their album Permanent Waves. The song's name was inspired by Toronto radio station CFNY's. The song was significant in the growing popularity of the band. The band had grazed the UK Top 40 two years earlier with "Closer to the Heart", but when issued as a single in March 1980, "The Spirit of Radio" became their breakthrough hit at the time, and soon reached number 13 on the UK singles chart.

Spanning their 13-year association with the Mercury label, The Spirit of Radio contains 16 of Rush's best-known songs that have been floating around the rock radio airwaves for years. Arranged chronologically from 1974's Zeppelin-esque "Working Man," to 1987's majestic "Time Stand Still," this concise, single-disc collection represents Rush during their most productive period.

The Spirit of Radio". from the album Permanent Waves. Circumstances" (international), "The Trees" & "Working Man" (UK/US promo copies). The Spirit of Radio" is a song released in 1980 by the Canadian rock band Rush from their album Permanent Waves. The song's name was inspired by Toronto radio station CFNY's slogan. The band had grazed the UK Top 40 two years earlier with "Closer to the Heart", but when issued as a single in March 1980, "The Spirit of Radio" soon reached on the UK singles chart. Begin the day with a friendly voice A companion unobtrusive Plays that song that's so elusive And the magic music makes your morning mood. Off on your way, hit the open road There is magic at your fingers For the Spirit ever lingers Undemanding contact in your happy solitude. Invisible airwaves crackle with life Bright antennae bristle with the energy Emotional feedback on timeless wavelength Bearing a gift beyond price, almost free.

Tracklist

A The Spirit Of Radio 3:00
B Circumstances 3:40

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – Phonogram

Credits

  • Producer – Rush, Terry Brown
  • Written-By – Lifeson*, Lee*, Peart*

Notes

Navy labels, company sleeve.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ANS-017 Rush The Spirit Of Radio ‎(7", Single) Anthem ANS-017 Canada 1980
76044, 6167 895 Rush The Spirit Of Radio ‎(7", Single, 26 ) Mercury, Mercury 76044, 6167 895 US 1980
76044, 6167 895 Rush The Spirit Of Radio ‎(7", Single, 30 ) Mercury, Mercury 76044, 6167 895 US 1980
68 32 196 Rush The Spirit Of Radio = El Espiritu De La Radio ‎(7", Single, Promo) Mercury 68 32 196 Spain 1980
RADIO 12 Rush Spirit Of Radio ‎(12", Single) Mercury RADIO 12 UK 1980




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