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Happy 15th anniversary Test for Echo!

Sat, Sep 10, 2011@9:39AM | comments

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the release of Rush's 16th studio album - 1996's Test for Echo. This was the last album that the band recorded before the tragic events in Neil Peart's life in the late '90s forced the band to take a long hiatus. Test for Echo was the 4th and last Rush album recorded with producer Peter Collins who had also produced Power Windows, Hold Your Fire and the band's previous album - Counterparts. Test for Echo was certified Gold by the RIAA on October 23, 1996 and peaked at #5 on the Billboard album charts. It produced 4 singles, namely Test for Echo, Half the World, Driven and Virtuality. All 4 except for Virtuality reached the top 5 on the US Mainstream Rock charts with Test for Echo peaking at #1. In celebration of the album's 15th anniversary, here's the video for Driven: