Episode 23 – Rush – Test For Echo (Part 1)

Rock Roulette Podcast
Episode 23 - Rush - Test For Echo (Part 1)

Episode 23 is here! The wheel was spun and it gave us 1996’s Test For Echo by the band Rush. Hey Curly, Where is the Bag?

Test for Echo is the sixteenth studio album by the Canadian rock band Rush, released on 10 September 1996 on Anthem Records. It is the final Rush work before the death of Neil Peart’s daughter and wife that put the band on hiatus until the recording of Vapor Trails in January 2001. The title track reached No. 1 on the mainstream rock chart. The song “Driven” became a bass showcase for Geddy Lee during live performances, while “Resist” was rearranged as an acoustic song on the Vapor Trails and R30 tours. The band did not perform any tracks from the album on subsequent tours.

Geddy Lee – bass guitar, vocals, synthesizers
Alex Lifeson – electric and acoustic guitars, mandola
Neil Peart – drums, cymbals, hammer dulcimer

Rush – production, arrangement
Peter Collins – production, arrangement
Clif Norrell – recording
Andy Wallace – mixing
Simon Pressey – project assistant engineer
Chris Laidlaw and Paul Marconi – recording assistants at Bearsville Studios
Tom Heron – recording assistant at Reaction Studios
Bob Ludwig – mastering
Hugh Syme – art direction, design, digital illustration
Andrew MacNaughtan, Anthony Frederick, Dimo Safari, Eugene Fisher and Richard C. Negus – photography

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