The Polyphonic Spree, the Texan choral rockers fronted by former Tripping Daisy vocalist Tim DeLaughter, have released a cover of Rush’s The Spirit Of Radio.
The collective’s cover of the Rush classic, which originally featured on the Toronto trio’s Permanent Waves album, is included on their new Afflatus album. The 10 track album also features covers of songs by The Rolling Stones (She’s A Rainbow), Bee Gees (Run To Me), Wings (Let ‘Em In) and more.
“The Spirit Of Radio actually goes back to high school,” explains Tim DeLaughter. “I covered it with my high school band, Regency, so for nostalgic reasons, we thought it would be fun to try it with The Spree.”
The group’s first album since since 2014’s Psychphonic, Afflatus was recorded live in a single evening at their home studio, pre-lockdown. Having recently celebrated their 20th anniversary, the group is now working upon a new full-length album of original material.
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- Rush - Wandering The Face of The Earth: The Official Touring History - Canadian - book - £40.00, $54.80, €46.80 (New Item) (arrived 22-Sep-2021 16:57)on September 25, 2021 at 11:05 am
RUSH Wandering The Face of The Earth: The Official Touring History (2019 massive 472 page heavy coffee table book (9 1/2 x 12 inches) this covers Rush's storied touring career; it includes every setlist, every opening act, and every noteworthy moment meticulously researched and vetted by the band themselves. Along with spectacular, never-before-seen imagery, this is THE must-have tour compendium for Rush fans. The book shows only minimal shelfwear with light scuffing to the dust jacket, and all pages are immaculate)
- Rush - Moving Pictures - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $47.95, €40.95 (New Item) (arrived 30-Jul-2021 08:47)on September 25, 2021 at 11:05 am
RUSH Moving Pictures (Classic 1981 UK 7-track vinyl LP, the eighth studio album by the Canadian rockers, their best-selling & arguably best known album, including Tom Sawyer, Witch Hunt and the maniacal instrumental YYZ. There is some shelfwear scuffing & creasing evident to the edges of the gatefold picture sleeve [VG] but comes complete with the lyric inner while the vinyl remains in EX condition with some light surface scuffs)
- Rush - Grace Under Pressure - Japanese - vinyl LP - £45.00, $61.65, €52.65 (New Item) (arrived 01-Jun-2021 11:59)on September 25, 2021 at 11:05 am
RUSH Grace Under Pressure (1984 Japanese 8-track vinyl LP, the tenth studio album by Canadian rock band including Distant Early Warning, The Body Electric, Red Sector A and Afterimage, picture sleeve complete with Japanese/lyric insert & discography obi-strip. This example remains in the open shrink, therefore the sleeve shows minimal wear, whilst the vinyl has very little evidence of play 25.3P-505)
- Rush - The Spirit Of Radio - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $13.70, €11.70 (New Item) (arrived 15-Jun-2021 09:06)on September 25, 2021 at 11:05 am
RUSH The Spirit Of Radio (1980 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including The Trees, Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve RADIO7)
- Rush - Rush In Rio - 180g - US - 4-LP vinyl set - £75.00, $102.75, €87.75 (New Item) (arrived 09-Jul-2021 13:52)on September 25, 2021 at 11:05 am
RUSH Rush In Rio (2019 US limited ediiton sealed 31-track 4LP set pressed on audiiophile quality180g vinyl, housed in a four-panel stickered gatefold picture sleeve. Classic set spanning their thirty-year career, recorded at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the final night of the tour in front of a spirited crowd of over 60,000 people. This copy remains sealed and is in 'as new' condition R183672)