A FAREWELL TO KINGS 40th RADIO SPECIAL:
'Closer To The Heart'
From the 40th Anniversary of Rush’s A Farewell to Kings box set release
Produced by Ian Thornley / Jason “Metal” Donkersgoed
And the men who hold high places
Must be the ones who start
To mold a new reality
Closer to the Heart ...
Big Wreck pay tribute to one of Rush's greatest hits!
A Farewell to Kings 40th Anniversary Box Sets are available December 1st in 4 formats: Super Deluxe Box Set (CD & Vinyl), 4LP, 3CD and digital.
Nov 24 - Black Friday Campaign: Gift with Pre-Sale Purchase (Exclusive Drumheads / Cereal Boxes)
Nov 24 - Exclusive Limited RSD 7” of “Closer To The Heart / Madrigal” is released on Black Friday
Dec 1 - Worldwide release date
The Super Deluxe Edition Box Set includes:
4 high-quality 180-gram vinyl LPs as well as 3CDs encompassing:
The Abbey Road Mastering Studios 2015 remastered edition.
A complete Rush concert recorded in February 1978 at London's Hammersmith Odeon, newly mixed by long-time Rush engineer and original producer Terry Brown from the multi-track live tapes.
New renditions of Rush classics by: Dream Theater, Big Wreck, The Trews and Alain Johannes.
1 Blu-ray Audio disc containing a brand new 5.1 surround mix of the album by four-time GRAMMY nominated surround sound producer Steven Wilson.
Unique King’s Ring with custom velvet pouch and neck chain.
Extensive 12,000-word liner notes by GRAMMY winning rock historian Rob Bowman.
New cover treatment, 2 lithographs with original artwork, special 12-inch turntable mat featuring distinctive artwork and reproduction of original 1978 A Farewell To Kings tour program by long-time Rush creative director Hugh Syme
The new renditions of the Rush classics are:
Closer to the Heart by Big Wreck
Xanadu by Dream Theater
Cinderella Man by The Trews
Madrigal by Alain Johannes (Queens of the Stone Age, Chris Cornell, etc.)
RUSH - bassist/keyboardist/vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer/lyricist Neil Peart—has won a large and passionate worldwide fan base for its unique, adventurous approach, which combines sterling musicianship, complex compositions and distinctive lyrical flights drawing upon science-fiction motifs and esoteric philosophical concepts. The band has sold more than 25 million albums in the U.S. alone, with worldwide sales estimated at 45 million, and has been awarded 24 Gold, 14 Platinum, and three multi-platinum albums. Rush has received seven GRAMMY nominations, won 9 JUNO Awards and were honoured with the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award in 2015. The Canadian rock icons were also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 and Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2015.
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