Rush – Fly by Night Reviews

Fly by Night

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13 responses to “Rush – Fly by Night Reviews”

  1. Jenna says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Rush – the Album Number Two!
    Rush’s first album was great but after that started even better time – when Neil Peart joined the band. The first album with Peart in drums turns to be a classic!

  2. Ipo says:

    This version of 1975 pupils Rush Rush is where the power-trio, we have known and loved for a long time: in other words, it is the first album with Neil Peart, and his entrance into the band contributed significantly to the changes include, among the S / T debut and this album, Neil input also foreshadowed the general direction of the band would be from here on.
      On Rush's debut, the music was fairly straightforward, heavy rock, and the texts were not necessarily unique (mostly love-oriented texts, which are very typical.) On the musical point of view, The Musings found said on debut, were often compared to Led Zeppelin, this comparison is pretty silly, given the fact that almost all industrial-authors believe that almost all * * Hard-rock band, the land on the scene in the early 70s or later, Cloud Zeppelin. What if Led Zeppelin were the only hard rock giants to an indelible mark on subsequent hard rock bands? Come, now!
      However, on this second album, Neil Peart enters the scene. Appreciable changes are in abundance. Lyrics of the typical exhibition “Lovin '” attributes, and was a little philosophically oriented. Time signatures strayed from straight 4 / 4 (and the like), and went into exotic areas. The opening rocker, “Anthem” is a perfect example of how he * * These two new properties that are a part of Rush's trademark. The texts are Ayn Rand-inspired (Neil was a great trailer.) Personally, I have not read much of anything by Ayn Rand, but if only influenced by these lyrical musings, I have to say that Ayn Rand even have something like a mental case. The lyrics here are a bit arrogant and pompous, but Neil Peart seemed to love this woman the “philosophy”, so to speak, so go figure. And I love the music.
      Speaking of music, we are treated to rush and their brand of the time change: The Rocker opens in a hard charging, frenetic 7 / 8; hear Alex Lifeson of the intense descending Riff on the pentatonic minor and, as Geddy Lee plays the same lick on his bass, in line with Alex. And to top it all, Neil is playing in sync with the two on the snare, which is contributing to the opening of a shelf a little atmosphere, it's almost like an odd-timed March. The energy, and between these three is very intense. After the 7 / 8, it switches to a common time signature. Other rockers such as “Beneath, Between & Behind” display the same kind of intense energy. This is very good stuff. In fact, Rush was just made so that these musings are not exactly on their fully developed, and this is probably the reason why so many people seem to think a little less of the “pre-2112″ albums.
      On “By-Tor & The Snow Dog,” “Rush is their first epic composition. This would probably be a mini-epic in comparison to their later juggernauts, since it is not in the double figures in relation to the minutes in length, but we are already at the cosmic text, instrumental jams (in 7 / 4, and already with some mathematical techniques – see if you can spot what I am talking about, I'm not with him away), and diverse atmosphere, which in the later epics Rush. Songs such as the famous title track and “In The End” Rush are in their hard-rock musings balladry, while “Rivendell” is a beautifully calming, dreamy number that features Geddy Lee in one of his more soft, romantic vocal phases, and he also plays classical guitar here. It is a beautiful track.
      This is not the focus more on this side of Rush, and this aspect is certainly the most important that fans from this. But really, it is an excellent album. Recommended.

  3. Zuri says:

    At first I was disappointed with this album, but it's been really on me and I love it. My fave songs are Anthem, Tor and the Snow Dog, and Fly By Night. It is a unique and very cool album. Neil's drumming is incredible, as always, this is his debut, and he makes the band 20-times better. This is not an essential album for people who are not crazy about Rush. But this is a must for big Rush fans. I think it's awesome.

  4. Xia says:

    4.0 out of 5 stars
    New Direction
    Fly by Night is Rush’s second album, and first with Neil Peart. Peart would play a pivotal role in the direction and future success of the band in the years to follow.

  5. Jaeger says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Classic 70s hard rock
    For me this is where the legend begins – Rush’s first truly classic album. Before this they were sorting out their Led Zeppelin fixation and developing their own voice.

  6. Mya says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Rush classic
    Fly By Night is worth the price of the album for just the title track but as with all RUSH creations this entire recording is classic gold.

  7. Ordell says:

    This review is from: Fly By Night (Audio CD) Review No. 84th Originally released in early 1975, the band was the second recording. I Do not Care, what many young ()-snapper he Whipp (age 18-30) say about this LP, “Fly By Night” is a wahre'70 's Progressive / rock album gem. Sure, most of the later day Rush releases are decent (some, in fact, are great), but there is nothing (I repeat, nothing!) As Rush's first four albums. What I've always dug so much about this CD is that although the re-I am a huge fan-live album, as I still be able to check the “original” versions of songs such as the Canadian trio's Classic Rock NC, here, “Anthem”, the epic “By-Tor And The Snow Dog” (if not this song the hairs on your neck stand, you should seriously listen to soft rock), “Making Memories” the title song “Fly By Night” and the somewhat dramatic “In The End”. Highly recommended. What can I say?

  8. Dallin says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Rush Are Already Making Memories
    Alright I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve only been listening to Rush’s music for about four years but this is not the first time I heard this album by any means…

  9. Valerie says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Just Plain Good Fun
    Of all Geddy Lee’s bass work, the bass line in “Making Memories” is my favorite. He continues on from the eponymous debut album with some truly enjoyable work.

  10. Rini says:

    3.0 out of 5 stars
    The Real Beginning
    Of course, the self-titled Rush album was first, but Fly By Night sounds like a completely different band.

  11. Mhina says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Amazing album
    Fly By Night is Rush’s second album and marks the departure of drummer John Rutsey and the beginning of current drummer Neil Peart’s time with the band.

  12. Othniel says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Rush is Awesome
    I have been a RUSH lover since 1977. I have truly enjoyed their more recent work and tours and after seeing the Snakes & Arrows tour both times, i.e.

  13. Kevin says:

    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Fly By Night
    Fly By Night is one of my all time favorite Rush albums.
    The energy is absolutley stunning.
    This is the first Rush album with Neil, after the departure of John…

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