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Review: Rush’s ‘Hemispheres’ Reissue Celebrates Band’s Prog-Era Peak

Review: Rush’s ‘Hemispheres’ Reissue Celebrates Band’s Prog-Era Peak

As Geddy Lee put it in a recent Rolling Stone interview, Rush’s Hemispheres signified “the end of a thing.” That thing was the band’s high-prog period, marked by grandiose, album-side–filling tracks. This phase lasted just three short years but produced some of the greatest-ever examples of the style. If 1976’s 2112 was the band’s fiery eureka moment, Hemispheres — Rush’s sixth LP, released in October 1978 — was a mature masterpiece.

This expanded 40th anniversary reissue keeps the focus on the album itself, included on both CD and LP,

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