Feedback is an EP by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 2004.[1] The record features eight covers of songs that were influential for the band members during the 1960s. The outing marked the 30th anniversary of the release of Rush's debut album, which featured the original lineup of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and John Rutsey. The tour in support of the Feedback album was called the R30: 30th Anniversary Tour. The album was remastered and reissued in 2013 as a part of the box set The Studio Albums 1989–2007.

Feedback
Rush Feedback.jpg
EP by
ReleasedJune 29, 2004 (2004-06-29)
StudioPhase One Studios, Toronto
GenreHard rock
Length27:08
Label
ProducerDavid Leonard, Rush
Rush chronology
Rush in Rio
(2003)
Feedback
(2004)
Snakes & Arrows
(2007)

Critical receptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [2]
The Daily VaultB+[3]
musicOMH(favorable)[4]
Sea of Tranquility     [5]
Stylus MagazineF[6]
USA Today    [7]

Rhapsody praised the EP, calling it one of their favourite cover releases.[8] AllMusic reviewer Thom Jurek called the track list "amazing" and said "None of these tunes are done with an ounce of camp. What the listener encounters is a Rush that has never ever been heard before."[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Original artist/InspirationLength
1."Summertime Blues"Eddie Cochran/Jerry CapehartEddie Cochran, Blue Cheer, The Who3:43
2."Heart Full of Soul"Graham GouldmanThe Yardbirds2:52
3."For What It's Worth"Stephen StillsBuffalo Springfield3:30
4."The Seeker"Pete TownshendThe Who3:27
5."Mr. Soul"Neil YoungBuffalo Springfield3:51
6."Seven and Seven Is"Arthur LeeLove2:53
7."Shapes of Things"Paul Samwell-Smith/Keith Relf/Jim McCartyThe Yardbirds3:16
8."Crossroads"Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson, Cream3:27
Total length:27:08

PersonnelEdit

SinglesEdit

Information
"Summertime Blues"
  • Released: May 21, 2004
  • Written by Jerry Capehart & Eddie Cochran
  • Produced by Rush & David Leonard
  • Chart positions: No. 30 US Mainstream Rock

ChartsEdit

Chart (2004) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/feedback-mw0000470265
  2. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. Feedback at AllMusic. Retrieved June 22, 2011.
  3. ^ Rusk, Bruce (June 27, 2005). "Feedback". The Daily Vault. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  4. ^ Hogwood, Ben (July 5, 2004). "Rush - Feedback". musicOMH. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  5. ^ Granillo, Elias (July 4, 2004). "Review: 'Rush: Feedback'". Sea of Tranquility. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  6. ^ Randolph, Bjorn (July 27, 2004). "Rush - Feedback - Review". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on May 10, 2012. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  7. ^ Barnes, Ken (July 13, 2004). "For Rush, positive 'Feedback' (Rush, Feedback)". USA Today. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
  8. ^ Rhapsody’s Favorite Covers Albums Archived July 31, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Referenced August 1, 2010