UK – Atlantic Records UK today announced the release the highly anticipated new studio album form RUSH – “SNAKES & ARROWS.” The renowned rock trio’s first new collection of original material in nearly five years, the album will be released in the UK on Monday April 30th. (US release date is Tuesday May 1st).

SNAKES & ARROWS was recorded in the fall of 2006 with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Velvet Revolver) with Rush co-producing. The album’s first single, Far Cry, initially impacted on US rock radio station in mid-March and the overall reaction has been nothing short of ecstatic. Far Cry has a digital only release in the UK, through Atlantic Records on April 16th. . .

Album Tracklisting:

“Far Cry”
“Armor and Sword”
“Workin’ Them Angels”
“The Larger Bowl”
“The Main Monkey Business”
“The Way the Wind Blows”
“Bravest Face”
“Good News First”
“Malignant Narcissim”
“We Hold On”

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Since releasing its self-titled debut album in 1974, Rush has been universally regarded as one of the most inventive and exciting groups in rock, famed for Lee, Lifeson, and Peart’s virtuoso musicianship, epic soundscapes, and dramatic lyricism. The band’s extraordinary body of work – which includes such acclaimed works as 1976’s “2112,” 1981’s “MOVING PICTURES,” 1996’s “TEST FOR ECHO,” and 2002’s “VAPOR TRAILS” – has achieved worldwide sales exceeding 35 million units.

“It’s hard to describe the new album. It’s big, it’s bold, and I think it’s some of the best work we’ve done in years. I’m really pleased with the quality of the songs, and there’s lots of playing on it.” – Geddy Lee (Revolver Magazine)

Rush – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart – will trumpet the release of “SNAKES & ARROWS” with the announcement of a world tour, including six UK arena dates – the band’s first since 2004’s “An Evening with Rush: 30th Anniversary Tour.”

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