RUSH: 'Retrospective 3' Audio Samples Available

RUSH's "Retrospective 3" greatest-hits package will be released on March 3 via Anthem/Atlantic.

The collection — available as both individual CD and two-disc CD/DVD set — features tracks culled from the legendary trio's two decades with Atlantic Records, spanning such acclaimed studio works as 1989's "Presto", 1991's "Roll The Bones", 1993's "Counterparts", 1996's "Test For Echo", 2002's "Vapor Trails", and 2007's "Snakes & Arrows". In addition, "Retrospective 3" features a previously unreleased live version of the classic "Ghost of a Chance", recorded live in Atlanta during RUSH's 2008 "Snakes & Arrows Tour", as well as two tracks — "One Little Victory" and "Earthshine" — newly remixed by the band's Alex Lifeson and master mixer Richard Chycki (AEROSMITH, MICK JAGGER, P. DIDDY).

The "Retrospective 3" DVD gathers the band's 10 stunning music videos during the Atlantic years, including clips for fan favorites such as "The Pass", "Roll The Bones", "Stick It Out", "Driven" and the Grammy Award-nominated "Malignant Narcissism". What's more, the DVD includes a trio of live videos filmed in Frankfurt, Germany during RUSH's 2004 "R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour", highlighted by a masterful performance of THE WHO's classic "The Seeker" (originally recorded by RUSH for 2004's "Feedback"). As an added bonus, the band has included a rare televised performance of the classic "Tom Sawyer" and an on-camera interview featuring all three members.

Audio clips are available at BarnesAndNoble.com.

"Retrospective 3" will reportedly fulfill the band's obligation to Atlantic Records. Although denied by a spokesman for RUSH in a statement to Classic Rock magazine, it has been rumored that RUSH is negotiating a future contract with Rounder Records, who released the "R30" DVD in 2005.

"Retrospective 3" track listing:

CD:

01. One Little Victory (remix)
02. Dreamline
03. Workin' Them Angels
04. Presto
05. Bravado
06. Driven
07. The Pass
08. Animate
09. Roll the Bones
10. Ghost of a Chance (live)
11. Nobody's Hero
12. Leave That Thing Alone
13. Earthshine (remix)
14. Far Cry

DVD:

01. Stick it Out
02. Nobody's Hero
03. Half the World
04. Driven
05. Roll the Bones
06. Show Don't Tell
07. The Pass
08. Superconductor
09. Far Cry
10. Malignant Narcissism
11. The Seeker (live)
12. Secret Touch (live)
13. Resist (live)

The cover artwork for "Retrospective 3" can be viewed below.

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