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Clockwork Angels

by Rush

Clockwork Angels by Rush

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Clockwork Angels

by Rush

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Label: Roadrunner Records
The Rush of 2012 isn't as epic as the Rush that gave us 2112 and Moving Pictures, but that's a minor issue at most. Clockwork Angels is proof they've aged better than nearly every other band from the classic rock era still active. A concept album, it's rooted in alchemy and steampunk. In all honesty, though, these themes are difficult to follow and take a back seat to grooving on all the quality jams. The best is "Headlong Flight," a boogie rager with a killer middle section. Another keeper is "Carnies," a fiery rumination on transcendence and escape via Gypsy life... so very Rush, isn't it?

About This Album

The Rush of 2012 isn't as epic as the Rush that gave us 2112 and Moving Pictures, but that's a minor issue at most. Clockwork Angels is proof they've aged better than nearly every other band from the classic rock era still active. A concept album, it's rooted in alchemy and steampunk. In all honesty, though, these themes are difficult to follow and take a back seat to grooving on all the quality jams. The best is "Headlong Flight," a boogie rager with a killer middle section. Another keeper is "Carnies," a fiery rumination on transcendence and escape via Gypsy life... so very Rush, isn't it?

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About This Album

The Rush of 2012 isn't as epic as the Rush that gave us 2112 and Moving Pictures, but that's a minor issue at most. Clockwork Angels is proof they've aged better than nearly every other band from the classic rock era still active. A concept album, it's rooted in alchemy and steampunk. In all honesty, though, these themes are difficult to follow and take a back seat to grooving on all the quality jams. The best is "Headlong Flight," a boogie rager with a killer middle section. Another keeper is "Carnies," a fiery rumination on transcendence and escape via Gypsy life... so very Rush, isn't it?