R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour

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CD Tracklist (Deluxe Edition)


R30 Overture (6:43)
The Spirit Of Radio (5:05)
Force Ten (4:50)
Animate (5:50)
Subdivisions (6:09)
Earthshine (5:42)
Red Barchetta (6:50)
Roll The Bones (6:22)
The Seeker (3:22)
Tom Sawyer (5:00)
Dreamline (5:20)


Between The Wheels (6:17)
Mystic Rhythms (5:23)
Der Trommler (9:02)
Resist (acoustic) (4:34)
Heart Full Of Soul (acoustic) (2:45)
2112 (Overture, The Temples of Syrinx, The Grand Finale) (8:24)
Xanadu (6:44)
Working Man (6:14)
Summertime Blues (3:41)
Crossroads (3:14)
Limelight (4:58)

CD Linernotes (R30 Deluxe Edition Exclusive)

On-site Audio Producers Francois Lamoureux
On-site Audio Engineer Denis Normandeau
2.0 Stereo Mix by Richard Chycki and Alex Lifeson
Assisted by Adrian Lifeson
Audio Post Production - Mixland Music & DVD, Toronto and Lerxst Sound, Toronto
Mastered by Stephen Marcussen, Marcussen Studios
Executive Producer - Pegi Cecconi with Andy Curran

Art Direction, Illustration and Design by Hugh Syme

All Songs Lee/Lifeson/Peart except:

Tom Sawyer (Lee/Lifeson/Peart/Dubois)
Der Trommler (Peart)
Working Man and Finding My Way (Lee/Lifeson)

All songs published by Core Music Publishing (SOCAN) except:

One O'Clock Jump
(Written by Count Basie)
EMI Feist Catalog Inc.

Summertime Blues
(Written by Capehart/Cochran)
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Heart Full of Soul
(Written by Graham Gouldman)
EMI Miller Catalog Inc.

The Seeker
(Written by Pete Townshend)
Fabulous Music Ltd.
Abkco Music Inc.
Towser Tunes Inc.

(Written by Robert Leroy Johnson)
Backstage Music Publishing o/b/o Music & Media International

© 2005 Anthem Film & Television. All Rights Reserved

Video Tracklist

R30 Overture
The Spirit Of Radio
Force Ten
Red Barchetta
Roll The Bones
* Bravado
* The Trees
The Seeker
* One Little Victory
Tom Sawyer
* Secret Touch
Between The Wheels
Mystic Rhythms
* Red Sector A
Der Trommler (drum solo)
Resist (acoustic)
Heart Full Of Soul (acoustic)
(Overture, The Temples of Syrinx, The Grand Finale)
* La Villa Strangiato
* By-Tor And The Snowdog
Working Man
Summertime Blues

* Blu-Ray only

DVD Only Bonus Features (1:30)

(Ivor Wynne Stadium 1979, Studio interview at Le Studio 1980, Artist of the Decade interviews 1990, CBC Television Juno Hall of Fame induction 1994, Vapor Trails interview with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson 2002)

"The Anthem Vault"
(Fly By Night Church Session Video 1975, Finding My Way Don Kirschner's Rock Concert 1974, In The Mood Don Kirschner's Rock Concert 1974, Circumstances Live in Studio 1978, La Villa Strangiato Live in Studio 1978, Farewell to Kings Live in Studio 1978, Xanadu Live in Studio 1978, Soundcheck Various Songs Ivor Wynne Stadium 1979, Freewill Toronto Rocks Rolling Stones Concert 2003, Closer to the Heart Canadian Tsunami Disaster Fund charity telethon performance on CBC television 2005)

Easter Eggs

Video Linernotes

Geddy Lee - Vocals, Bass

Alex Lifeson - Guitar, Vocals

Neil Peart - Drums

DVD One/Blu-Ray

Directed by Pierre Lamoureux

Executive Producers
Pegi Cecconi, Ray Danniels, Allan Weinrib

Produced by
Pierre Lamoureux, Allan Weinrib

Co-Produced by
Franyois Lamoureux, Fogolabs

Director of Photography • Eugene O'Connor

Line Producer • Gavin Pigott

Assistant Director • Gavin Pigott

Editing by Mark Morton

Assistant Editor • Chris Thurston

Lighting Director/Designer • Howard Ungerleider

On-Site Audio Producer • Franyois Lamoureux

On-Site Audio Engineer • Denis Normandeau

Production Coordinator • Tanja Tschorn

Supervising Engineer • Ben Vaughn

Director's Assistant • David Rath

Wim Verelst, Michael Reichert, Ivo Fuchs, Simon Stadler, Holger Radler, Christian Weber, Paul Eggerton, Sam Osborne

Jimmy JIB
Herman Heirstrate, Ronald Meyvisch

Camera Assistants
Karim Laout, Nikolai Kalg, Andreas Grindl, Mathias Diederich

Belgian & German Technical Crew

Project Co-ordinator • Timo Koch - Outside Broadcast, Belgium

Unit Manager • Ronald Meyvisch

Vision Engineers
Geert Helson, Werner Van Den Eede

Technical Assistants
Andre Verbesselt, Ivano De Notarpietro

Tape Operator • Joost Davidson

Hothead/JIM Technician • Dirk Vanderbemden

Vision Mixer • Miguel Rinckout

Sound Engineer • Bart Rommelaere

Peter Van Dam, Joeri Donckers, Staf Moonen

Sound TruckSound Truck • B&R Medientechnik

Audio Technical Director • Bernd Kugler

Operating Engineer • Marc Lenz

Audio Engineer • Marcus Kotter

Audio Technicians
Timo Ostermann, Dirk Reuther

5.1 Audio Mix
by Richard Chycki and Alex Lifeson, assisted by Adrian Lifeson

Engineering by Francois Lamoureux

Offline Editing Facilities
School, Toronto, Canada

Post Facility
Fogolabs, Montreal, Canada

Online Editor • Yannick Gamache
Title Design by Crush, Toronto, Canada

Audio Post Production
Mixland Music & DVD, Toronto; Lerxst Sound, Toronto

DVD Authoring
Fogolabs, Montreal; Broadness, New York

Tour Credits

Opening Animation
Spin Productions, Toronto, Canada

Starring Jerry Stiller

Darn that Dragon
CuppaCoffee, Toronto, Canada

Ray Danniels, SRO Management, Toronto

European Touring Company
Neil Warnock, The Agency Group, London

Lighting Supplied by
Premier Global Productions, Nashville, TN

Audience Lighting Supplied by
Rock Service

Sound Supplied by
MD-Clair Brothers, Nashville, TN

Projection System Supplied by
BCC Video Inc., Westlake Village, CA

Lasers Supplied by
Production Design, Markham, ON

Pyrotechnics Supplied by
Pyrotek, Markham, ON

Video Equipment Provided by
Bexel Video

Rear Screen Photo Montage Edited by
Aaron Dark, ark Morton, School, Toronto

RUSH R30 Tour Crew
Liam Birt • Tour Manager All Round Handsome Guy
Donovan Lundstrom • Road Manager
Craig Blazier • Production Manager
Shelley Nott • Artist Liaison/SRO Management
Keith Keller • Tour Accountant
Karin Blazier • Production Assistant
Brad Madix • Concert Sound Engineer
Howard Ungerleider • Lighting Director/ Designer
tony Geranios • Keyboard Tech
Lorne Wheaton • Drum Tech
Russ Ryan • Bass Tech
Rick Britton • Guitar Tech
Brent Carpenter • Stage Monitor Engineer
George Steinert • Carpenter
Bruce French• Nutritionist
Michael Mosbach • Security Director
Jo Ravitch • Sound Crew Chief
Beau Alexander • Audio Tech
Daniel Taake • Audio Tech
Rich Vinyard • Lighting Crew Chief
Norm Sliwa • Master Electrician
Keith Hoagland • Lighting Tech
Jamie Grossenkemper • Lighting Tech
David Davidian • Video Director
Bob Larkin • Video Engineer
Adrian Brister • LED Engineer
Greg Frederick • Camera Man
Brian Collins • Head Rigger
Frank Aguirre Jr. • Rigger
Marcus Heckmann • VJ
Scott Wilson • Laser Tech
Kevin Hughes • Pyrotechnic ian
Patrick McLoughlin • Merchandiser
Brutus • Scooter Trash
Heidi Varah • Caterer
Haydn Crowther • Caterer
Lauren Roberts • Caterer
Emma Scott • Caterer

Rear Screen Video Animation Supplied by
Derivative, Toronto, ON

Buses Supplied by
Beat The Street, Tirol, Austria

Trucking Supplied by
Stagestruck, Middlesex, England

Aircraft Charter Supplied by
Air Charter, W. Sussex, England

Customs Brokers
Barry Zeagman, B. Zee Brokerage, Mississauga, ON

Sound Moves UK Ltd.
Middlesex, England

Generators Provided by
G.E. Energy Rentals, Showpower

Television Truck Provided by
Outside Broadcast, Rotselaar, Belgium

Eat to the Beat, Hertfordshire, England

RUSH/Anthem Entertainment Consigliere
Robert A. Farmer

Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany

KBK Konzert, Klaus Boenisch, Rainer Weiss

Thanks to our Technical Suppliers

For Alex
Hughes & Kettner Amplification, Paul Reed Smith, Gibson Guitars, Dean Markley Strings, Dunlop Manufacturing

For Geddy
Saved by Technology, Fender, Tech 21/Sansamp, Rotosound Strings, Taylor Acoustic Guitars

For Neil
DW Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Promark Drumsticks, Remo Drumheads

Special Thanks to
A personal thank you from Rush to our long-neglected European fans, for their patience and dedication

At SRO/Anthem
Ray Danniels, Pegi Cecconi, Sheila Posner, Shelley Nott, Anna LeCoche, Cynthia Barry, Rayanne Lepieszo, Andy Curran, Bob Farmer, and Randy Rolfe

Art Direction, Illustration and Design
Hugh Syme

Fin Costello, Andrew MacNaughtan, Deborah Samuel, Dimo Safari, Carrie Nuttall, Bruce Cole, MRossi


1979, Hamilton, lvor Wynne Stadium
1981, Le Studio, Quebec
1990, Artist of the Decade interviews
1994, Juno Hall of Fame induction
2002, Vapor Trails tour interview

The Anthem Vault
Fly By Night
Rnding My Way
In the Mood
La Villa Strangiato
A Farewell to Kings
The Spirit of Radio (Sound Check - 1979 Ivor Wynne Stadium)
Freewill (from Toronto Rocks - 2003)
Closer to the Heart (from Canada for Asia - 2005)

Easter Eggs - good luck - find them

Interviews edited by Aaron Dark, School, Toronto
Interviews conducted by John Martin, Denise Donion, Bill Welychka
All interview footage is provided courtesy of MuchMusic Network, a Division of CHUM limited © 2005, All rights reserved,
Juno Hall of Fame footage courtesy of Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and CBC © 1994 CARAS/CBC.
All music clips courtesy of the Anthem vault except:
Finding My Way and In the Mood courtesy of Historic Fiim Archives
The Spirit of Radio courtesy of MuchMusic Network, a Division of CHUM limited
Freewill from the DVD Toronto Rocks courtesy of Warner Vision
Closer to the Heart from Canada for Asia Tsunami Relief Concert courtesy of WorldVislon, CBC and BIZBUZ Entertainment
Thanks to Dayid Kines and Leisa Peacock
Special thanks to Anna LeCoche

All Songs Lee/Lifeson/Peart
Except Fly By Night(Lee/Peart), Finding My Way (Lee/Lifeson), In The Mood (Lee) and Closer to the Heart (Lee/Lifeson/Peart/Talbot)

© 2005 Anthem Film & Television. All Rights Reserved


In Their Own Words

"'I approached the band's management SRO about filming Rush on their anniversary tour and they turned me down being so close to their Rush In Rio project. As the tour went on they decided it would be a great idea but it was too late to film Radio City Music Hall and Red Rocks although we talked about it, we just couldn't get crews into the cities at the right time.'" - Pierre Lamoureux, Producer and Director of R30, allheadlinenews, October 12, 2005
"One of the German shows, we're going to be filming. And its not that we have a specific DVD release in mind for it, but just kind of as a historical record of 'this' tour." Geddy Lee, Phill Jupitus Breakfast Show, BBC Music 6, September 8, 2004
"We have a tendency of screwing these decisions up pretty well. At the beginning of the tour, I said, 'Hey, are we gonna film any of these shows? And if we are, let's plan it now, well in advance.' And everybody said, 'Well, we just put out "Rio." Why do we want to do two DVDs back to back? Let's just go out there and have fun.' Then, of course, we were halfway through the tour and were playing really well and the crowds were great and everyone says, 'Hey, let's record this for posterity in case we get hit by a bus or something.' So, we about-face and throw the plans together to film the show in Frankfurt since we were just about done with the American tour." - Geddy Lee, MTV.com, December 28, 2005
"A crew of 14 cameras is shooting footage for what will ultimately become Rush's second DVD music video. The fact that the cameras are HD, shooting in 1080p, indicates the band and its management plan a long and profitable revenue life for this project, well into the arrival of the next generation of high-density disc formats (HD-DVD and Blu-Ray Disc) and the proliferating number of high-def broadcast outlets in the U.S. and elsewhere...The video shoot was financed by the band and its Canadian management company, Anthem Entertainment, and will cost several hundreds of thousands of dollars by the time post-production and 5.1 mixing are finished." - Rushing Into Something New, FOH Meets DVD on the Rush European Tour, FOHonline, January 2005
"Well, basically nobody was in a big hurry to do another live project, because we've got about 60,000 of them out there, but when we were touring Europe on the last tour, we hadn't been to those countries in 10 years - some of them 20 years. And there was such an exuberant response from the crowd; it just seemed like a unique opportunity to capture the band in that kind of environment. The venue is very old. We've played there a couple of times. It's always a strange atmosphere for North Americans to come over there and play in one of these buildings that Hitler used to do speeches in and so forth. So it's always got kind of an ominous vibe for us. But the crowd is always great and a lot of fans hadn't seen us in a long time." - Geddy Lee, Billboard.com, October 12, 2005
"Sometimes that kind of pressure inspired us to rise to an exalted level, as had happened the previous tour in Rio de Janeiro, and for other performances we had recorded and filmed over the years. However, other times that kind of pressure had the opposite effect, making us tense and...lousy. Frankfurt, sadly, was the second kind. I had a cold coming on, and felt fuzzy headed, and all of us were edgy, overconcentrating and overanalyzing. It seemed like we had to fight our way through the show. I made a nasty mistake right in the first song, the 'R30 Overture,' and never really recovered. Something bad happened in 'Earthshine,' and again in 'One Little Victory,' and at the time I though they had all been my fault. (The next night, after I had tormented myself all day about it, gone over theose parts in my head all day, and even rehearsed that part of 'Earthsine' in the Bubba-Gump room before the show, Alex told me it had been Geddy in 'Earthshine,' and Geddy told me it was Alex in 'One Little Victory.')" - Neil Peart, Roadshow
"Rio was all about being in that 12th row center seat and feeling the energy of the crowd, whereas R30 is more about the performers and the production. It's a tighter sound - a tighter mix with less ambience and less crowd...this is probably the best-sounding live performance of us I've ever heard." - Alex Lifeson, Sound & Vision, February 2006 issue
"Sure, the footage from Exit Stage Left is classic, and you can't beat the wild Brazilian crowd in the Rush in Rio DVD, but if you can only get one Rush DVD it has to be R30. The setlist, sound quality, and camera angles just can?t be beat. The R30 Overture that opens the show has all-instrumental snippets of 'Finding My Way,' 'Anthem,' 'Bastille Day,' 'A Passage to Bangkok,' 'Cygnus X-1,' and 'Hemispheres,' plus a hilarious cameo from Jerry Stiller. The lack of vocals on this medley allows Alex Lifeson's PRS-fueled guitar tones to really stand out. He and the boys run through a whole bunch of Rush favorites including 'Xanadu,' 'Subdivisions,' 'Red Barchetta,' and 'Tom Sawyer' (with a killer Lifeson solo). The show kicks ass from start to finish and Lifeson is in fine form the entire time with his trademark arpeggios, fiery solos, and a humongous tone that fills the arena. If the gig was all you got this would still be a must have. When you factor in all the DVD extras likea bunch of live-in-the-studio performances from back in the day and soundcheck footage, this is an amazing piece of work and a great example of Lifeson working his magic." - "50 Essential Guitar DVDs", Guitar Player, February 2008

Regarding the DVD Bonus Features

"My brother, who does a lot of work with us in terms of...He's kind of an intermediary between us and our video projects and there was a time where he just spent some time in the vault just kind of looking at what we had, cataloging what we had. And he found all this old footage that we had kind of forgotten about, and brought it to our attention. Once we knew about it, we said, 'Well, we'll look for the right opportunity to use all those pieces.' And then when we decided to do the R-30 tour and then subsequently made the late decision to film one of the shows on R30, it seemed the perfect opportunity to add another disc with all these pieces." - Geddy Lee, Ultimate-Guitar.com, December 6, 2005
"It wasn't a church, it was a school, in the southern states, I think in Georgia, actually. We were doing a gig that night, and we loaded in, and there was this kind of castle setup in another auditorium. And we just happened to have a guy with us who was a camera guy, I think he was working for the record company...and so we just did the song and he just quickly shot it just for our own kind of use, but of course we never used it [laughs] so that's why it was one of those Easter Eggs on the last DVD." - Geddy Lee discussing the Fly By Night Church Session Video, "Rockline", May 9, 2007
"'Here's an interesting piece of trivia, the guy that filmed the 'Xanadu' and 'Farewell To Kings' stuff that's on there went on to be the director of American Idol,' laughs Geddy". - More Sugar, May 2006