On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Canadian group's record debut RushLast April, the Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) label carried out the relaunch of their debut album, Rush (1974). In recent days the record label confirmed that during the next year it plans to reissue the remaining thirteen studio albums in chronological order, a discography that spans from 1975 to 1989 and that includes eleven studio albums and three live albums. The reissue will be released in high-quality physical vinyl format and several of them will also be released in high-resolution digital format.
The launches will take place from January to December, at the rate of one title per month (In March and July there will be two), starting this launch program on January 27 with the reissue of Fly By Night. The vinyls will include a 320kbps MP4 digital audio download code, while the high-resolution editions will be available in DSD (2.8mHz) 192khz / 24-bit. Three albums ("Fly by Night", "A Farewell to Kings" and "Signals") will also be released on Blu-Ray Pure Audio, with a resolution of 96kHz / 24-bit.
Universal Music, is currently the label of the band that currently owns the records made between 1974 and 1987, a period that the group had a contract with Mercury Records, the period to which this ambitious reissue campaign of Rush's first classic albums belongs.