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Rush to reissue all 14 Mercury Albums On 8-Track

Today Rush.com has announced that after the success of last year's vinyl reissue program, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will soon begin reissuing all 14 albums from the Mercury era on 8-track tape. 

This is great news for audiophiles and more importantly collectors who love to buy up anything with Rush's name on it. In addition, all reissues will include a code to download a copy of the 8-track audio converted to 64 kbps mp3, for that authentic 8-track sound on your mp3 player. 

As an added bonus, three of the albums, Fly By Night, A Farewell to Kings, and Signals, will also be released in 8-track monaural sound for the first time ever. 

"I think it's great," said singer Geddy Lee.  "People have been asking us for years, 'what happened to the 8-track?' and since we have some extra time on our hands, we decided to bring it back." 

"I have an 8-track player in my Audi," said guitarist Alex Lifeson, "and that's where I do all my heavy listening.  8-track is where it's at!" 

Click here for the Rush 8-Track reissues trailer.

9 comments:

  1. I have 2112, Permanent Waves, and Moving Pictures on 8-track already, so I don't need those.

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  2. When will you be issuing them on 10" 78 RPM?

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  3. I want to share this but the image link is broken!

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    1. It seems to be working for me. Maybe it was down temporarily?

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    2. I guess you fixed it, thanks! 😉

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  4. Isn't that the same joke from last year?��

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    1. No...we're still waiting for the Clockwork Angels animated movie!

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  5. Awesome idea Eric :-)

    -Blake

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