Caress of Steel

Rush - Caress of Steel
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1975 Ratings: #84 / 91
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1975 Ratings: #160
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This album is very very very very very underrated. Perhaps due to its length, however, The Fountain of Lamneth hits hard in a very good way.


Discography Diaries #3: Rush
Album #3: Caress of Steel
Genre: Hard Rock, Progressive Rock
Date: 16/07/2020
Time: 3:55 PM

Continuing on with my dive through Rush's discography I see myself on their 3rd album, Caress of Steel. With me enjoying Fly By Night a fair bit I was hoping that we could continue this progression of sounds that were toyed with on that album, that being the more obscure and prog influenced sounds combined with the hard rock aesthetic. I was a bit worried going into this ... read more


Unsure as to why critics dislike this album so much, it was def a new route that Rush were on but I think this was a great start to their deep dive into progressive rock. Quite a good album, not amazing by any stretch of the imagination but it's not bad at all.

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Track List

  1. Bastille Day
  2. I Think I'm Going Bald
  3. Lakeside Park
  4. The Necromancer
  5. - Into Darkness
  6. - Under The Shadow
  7. - Return Of The Prince
  8. The Fountain Of Lamneth
  9. - In The Valley
  10. - Didacts And Narpets
  11. - No One At The Bridge
  12. - Panacea
  13. - Bacchus Plateau
  14. - The Fountain
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Added on: May 8, 2014