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* IntercourseWithYou: Probably the most sexually charged Rush album on record. Between Geddy's soaring "ahh yes" in the chorus of Between Sun And Moon, the lines "a man must learn to rule his tender part" and "a man must learn to gently dominate" in Animate, the various "counterparts" in the booklet that came with the CD veering into deeply suggestive territory (bump and grind, hot and bothered, bound and gagged, in and out, ''ribbed and lubricated''...) the booklet also including an uncensored image of a pair of human breasts, and even the cover art being very suggestive (made abundantly clear in animations presented on the big screen during tours with songs from this album, where the nut and bolt are interlocked and screwed together), this is easily the most innuendo-laced Rush album in existence.

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* IntercourseWithYou: Probably the most sexually charged Rush album on record. Between Geddy's soaring "ahh yes" in the chorus of Between "Between Sun And Moon, and Moon", the lines "a man must learn to rule his tender part" and "a man must learn to gently dominate" in Animate, "Animate", the various "counterparts" in the booklet that came with the CD veering into deeply suggestive territory (bump and grind, hot and bothered, bound and gagged, in and out, ''ribbed and lubricated''...) the booklet also including an uncensored image of a pair of human breasts, and even the cover art being very suggestive (made abundantly clear in animations presented on the big screen during tours with songs from this album, where the nut and bolt are interlocked and screwed together), this is easily the most innuendo-laced Rush album in existence.


# "Animate"
# "Stick It Out"
# "Cut To The Chase"
# "Nobody's Hero"
# "Between Sun and Moon"
# "Alien Shore"
# "The Speed Of Love"
# "Double Agent"
# "Leave That Thing Alone"
# "Cold Fire"
# "Everyday Glory"

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# "Animate"
"Animate" - 6:04
# "Stick It Out"
Out" - 4:30
# "Cut To The Chase"
to the Chase" - 4:48
# "Nobody's Hero"
Hero" - 4:55
# "Between Sun and Moon"
Moon" - 4:37
# "Alien Shore"
Shore" - 5:47
# "The Speed Of Love"
of Love" - 5:02
# "Double Agent"
Agent" - 4:52
# "Leave That Thing Alone"
Alone" - 4:05
# "Cold Fire"
Fire" - 4:27
# "Everyday Glory"
Glory" - 5:11



* DarkerAndEdgier: Easily the heaviest album Rush did since Music/{{Hemispheres}}.



* DarkerAndEdgier: Easily the heaviest album Rush did since Music/{{Hemispheres}}.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Easily the heaviest album Rush did since Music/{{Hemispheres}}.HotterAndSexier: The cover probably gives this away on its own. See IntercourseWithYou below.



* LighterAndSofter: "The Speed Of Love" and "Cold Fire". "Everyday Glory" music wise.

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* LighterAndSofter: "The Speed Of of Love" and "Cold Fire". "Everyday Glory" music wise.music-wise.


'''''Counterparts''''' is the fifthteenth studio album by Music/{{Rush}}, released in 1993. The album marked the return of ''Music/{{Power Windows}}'' and ''Music/{{Hold Your Fire}}'' producer Peter Collins. Fresh from producing albums for Music/{{Queensryche}}, he took his experience from producing heavy metal and helped Rush return to a heavier and more aggressive hard rock sound.

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'''''Counterparts''''' ''Counterparts'' is the fifthteenth fifteenth studio album by Music/{{Rush}}, released in 1993. The album marked the return of ''Music/{{Power Windows}}'' and ''Music/{{Hold Your Fire}}'' producer Peter Collins. Fresh from producing albums for Music/{{Queensryche}}, he took his experience from producing heavy metal and helped Rush return to a heavier and more aggressive hard rock sound.


* NewSoundAlbum: Rush mixes their characteristic sound with alternative rock!

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* NewSoundAlbum: Rush mixes their characteristic sound with alternative rock!rock.


* NewSoundAlbum: Rush goes grunge!

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* NewSoundAlbum: Rush goes grunge!mixes their characteristic sound with alternative rock!

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* IntercourseWithYou: Probably the most sexually charged Rush album on record. Between Geddy's soaring "ahh yes" in the chorus of Between Sun And Moon, the lines "a man must learn to rule his tender part" and "a man must learn to gently dominate" in Animate, the various "counterparts" in the booklet that came with the CD veering into deeply suggestive territory (bump and grind, hot and bothered, bound and gagged, in and out, ''ribbed and lubricated''...) the booklet also including an uncensored image of a pair of human breasts, and even the cover art being very suggestive (made abundantly clear in animations presented on the big screen during tours with songs from this album, where the nut and bolt are interlocked and screwed together), this is easily the most innuendo-laced Rush album in existence.


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-->''Animate me.''


* Instrumentals: "Leave That Thing Alone".

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* Instrumentals: {{Instrumentals}}: "Leave That Thing Alone".


And it worked. Released at the height of grunge music's popularity, ''Counterparts'' actually charted #2 on the Billboard charts only behind ''Vs.'' by Music/{{Pear lJam}}. Fan and critic reception was very positive, praising the heavier sound which was perfect for the time when the Seattle alternative scene was dominating rock music at the time.

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And it worked. Released at the height of grunge music's popularity, ''Counterparts'' actually charted #2 on the Billboard charts only behind ''Vs.'' by Music/{{Pear lJam}}.Music/{{Pearl Jam}}. Fan and critic reception was very positive, praising the heavier sound which was perfect for the time when the Seattle alternative scene was dominating rock music at the time.


'''''Counterparts''''' is the fifthteenth studio album by Music/{{Rush}}, released in 1993. The album marked the return of ''Music/{{PowerWindows}}'' and ''Music/{{HoldYourFire}}'' producer Peter Collins. Fresh from producing albums for Music/{{Queensryche}}, he took his experience from producing heavy metal and helped Rush return to a heavier and more aggressive hard rock sound.

And it worked. Released at the height of grunge music's popularity, ''Counterparts'' actually charted #2 on the Billboard charts only behind ''Vs.'' by Music/{{PearlJam}}. Fan and critic reception was very positive, praising the heavier sound which was perfect for the time when the Seattle alternative scene was dominating rock music at the time.

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'''''Counterparts''''' is the fifthteenth studio album by Music/{{Rush}}, released in 1993. The album marked the return of ''Music/{{PowerWindows}}'' ''Music/{{Power Windows}}'' and ''Music/{{HoldYourFire}}'' ''Music/{{Hold Your Fire}}'' producer Peter Collins. Fresh from producing albums for Music/{{Queensryche}}, he took his experience from producing heavy metal and helped Rush return to a heavier and more aggressive hard rock sound.

And it worked. Released at the height of grunge music's popularity, ''Counterparts'' actually charted #2 on the Billboard charts only behind ''Vs.'' by Music/{{PearlJam}}.Music/{{Pear lJam}}. Fan and critic reception was very positive, praising the heavier sound which was perfect for the time when the Seattle alternative scene was dominating rock music at the time.



* SpecialGuest: Legendary composer Music/{{MichaelKamen}} composed the string sections for "Nobody's Hero".

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* SpecialGuest: Legendary composer Music/{{MichaelKamen}} Music/{{Michael Kamen}} composed the string sections for "Nobody's Hero".


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[[caption-width-right:350:''Compensate me.'']]

'''''Counterparts''''' is the fifthteenth studio album by Music/{{Rush}}, released in 1993. The album marked the return of ''Music/{{PowerWindows}}'' and ''Music/{{HoldYourFire}}'' producer Peter Collins. Fresh from producing albums for Music/{{Queensryche}}, he took his experience from producing heavy metal and helped Rush return to a heavier and more aggressive hard rock sound.

And it worked. Released at the height of grunge music's popularity, ''Counterparts'' actually charted #2 on the Billboard charts only behind ''Vs.'' by Music/{{PearlJam}}. Fan and critic reception was very positive, praising the heavier sound which was perfect for the time when the Seattle alternative scene was dominating rock music at the time.

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!! Tracklist:

# "Animate"
# "Stick It Out"
# "Cut To The Chase"
# "Nobody's Hero"
# "Between Sun and Moon"
# "Alien Shore"
# "The Speed Of Love"
# "Double Agent"
# "Leave That Thing Alone"
# "Cold Fire"
# "Everyday Glory"

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!!Principal Members:

* Geddy Lee - lead vocals, bass, synthesizer
* Alex Lifeson - guitars
* Neil Peart - drums, percussion

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!! Leave That Trope Alone
* AbusiveParents: In "Everyday Glory".
--> ''In the house where nobody laughs''
--> ''And nobody sleeps''
--> ''In the house where love lies dying''
--> ''And the shadows creep''
--> ''A little girl hides shaking''
--> ''With her hands on her ears''
--> ''Pushing back the tears''
--> ''Til the pain disappears''
* GriefSong: Neil wrote "Nobody's Hero" about the death of a friend from AIDS and a girl who was murdered in his hometown.
* DarkerAndEdgier: Easily the heaviest album Rush did since Music/{{Hemispheres}}.
* Instrumentals: "Leave That Thing Alone".
* LighterAndSofter: "The Speed Of Love" and "Cold Fire". "Everyday Glory" music wise.
* LyricalDissonance: "Everyday Glory" is very upbeat, but the lyrics discuss ''child abuse''.
* NewSoundAlbum: Rush goes grunge!
* NonAppearingTitle: "Double Agent".
* OneWordTitle: "Animate".
* SpecialGuest: Legendary composer Music/{{MichaelKamen}} composed the string sections for "Nobody's Hero".

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-->''Animate me.''
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