RUSH Reveal 'Rio' CD/DVD Details, Dispel Breakup Rumors

July 24, 2003

Veteran Canadian rock trio RUSH will release the triple-disc live album and double-disc DVD, titled "Rush in Rio", in September via Anthem/Atlantic Records, according to

The DVD version of"Rush in Rio" includes all 28 songs from the CD (recorded last Nov. 23 on the last show of the band's "Vapor Trails" tour),augmented with a documentary with footage from other shows in the Brazilian cities Porte Allegre and Sao Paolo. Fans will be able to view the action from multiple cameras, and will be treated to "extra stuff like pictures of Big Al [guitarist Alex Lifeson] at home in his pajamas and some other unusual things hidden in there somewhere," according to bassist Geddy Lee.

Addressing rumors that the band may take an extended break before a new project, Lee wrote on his official web site, "after a reasonable amount of time off I'm sure we will wander back into the studio and attempt to make another collection of esoteric yet unrepentantly bombastic rock ditties. After which (providing that goes well of course) we will probably throw ourselves back out there on the road so we can give and take the abuse that we and you so richly deserve!"

The complete track listing for "Rush in Rio" is as follows:

01. Tom Sawyer
02. Distant Early Warning
03. New World Man
04. Roll the Bones
05. Earthshine
06. YYZ
07. The Pass
08. Bravado
09. Big Money
10. The Trees
11. Freewill
12. Natural Science
13. Closer to the Heart
14. One Little Victory
15. Driven
16. Ghost Rider
17. Secret Touch
18. Dreamline
19. Red Sector 'A'
20. Leave That Thing Alone
21. The Rhythm Method
22. Resist
23. 2112
24. Limelight
25. La Villa Strangiato
26. The Spirit of Radio
27. By-Tor & the Snow Dog
28. Working Man

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