Moving Pictures 30th Anniversary Press Release, February 25, 2011

Rush's Moving Pictures celebrates its 30th anniversary this year with a spectacular Moving Pictures - Deluxe Edition via Mercury/UMe. The reissue of this seminal album on April 5, 2011, will be available in two formats: (1) a digitally remastered CD plus DVD and (2) a digitally remastered CD plus Blu-ray. For this Deluxe Edition, the DVD & Blu-ray discs will feature the album and three bonus music videos, 'Tom Sawyer,' 'Limelight' and the previously unreleased clip 'Vital Signs,' in both a stunning 5.1 surround sound mix supervised by the band's Alex Lifeson using the original multi-tracks and in newly remastered stereo from the original analog master tapes.

Both DVD & Blu-ray formats will boast the 5.1 surround sound and stereo audio in 96kHz/24-bit high-resolution audiophile playback which offers 256 times more resolution than CD audio, providing the listener with the closest experience you can have to what the artists hear in the studio. The DVD is playable on both DVD-Audio and DVD-Video players, the latter players will include Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and PCM stereo playback. Blu-ray discs will also feature DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound in addition to 96kHz/24-bit PCM 5.1 surround sound and stereo.

The Moving Pictures experience has never sounded better or been more moving. Also included in the package is an extensive gallery with previously unreleased photos from the original recording sessions, new liner notes by renowned music journalist David Fricke and 30th anniversary artwork by original album designer Hugh Syme.


CD: Tom Sawyer, Red Barchetta, YYZ, Limelight, The Camera Eye, Witch Hunt, Vital Signs

BLU-RAY / DVD-AUDIO/VIDEO (same tracklist for both): Tom Sawyer (Audiophile 5.1 Surround and Stereo), Red Barchetta (Audiophile 5.1 Surround and Stereo), YYZ (Audiophile 5.1 Surround and Stereo), Limelight (Audiophile 5.1 Surround and Stereo), The Camera Eye (Audiophile 5.1 Surround and Stereo), Witch Hunt (Audiophile 5.1 Surround and Stereo), Vital Signs (Audiophile 5.1 Surround and Stereo), Tom Sawyer (Music Video - 5.1 & Stereo), Limelight (Music Video - 5.1 & Stereo), Vital Signs (Music Video - 5.1 & Stereo - Previously Unreleased)