A Farewell to Kings

Rush - A Farewell to Kings
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1977 Ratings: #36 / 91
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1977 Ratings: #33
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September 1, 1977 / Release Date
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Anthem / Label
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Rush through Rush Part 4:

The trio of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart cracked the code that they needed to succeed on 2112 and A Farewell to Kings is a clear message that they heard their audience loud and clear. The people liked the sprawling instrumentation and the progressive and complicated song structures, and so Rush bit and they bit hard. A Farewell to Kings is a continuation of their constantly developing and intensively considered sound.

Once again, the trio make up three of ... read more

“A Farewell to Kings” is more of a farewell to their earliest era of hard rock, as they capitalize on the long song structures and complicated passages, which cements the group as one of the best progressive rock/metal bands of all time!

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: all of them!
What about the voice of Geddy Lee? How did it get so high? I wonder if he speaks like an ordinary guy?
How do you top one of the greatest prog-rock albums of all time? By making another classic record, with Rush creating a dense, electrifying and grand record that stands the test of time as being one of Rush's most creatively interesting records to date.

Favorite Jams: Xanadu, Cygnus X-1 Book I: The Voyage, Closer To The Heart

Lest Favorite: Cinderella Man
Color: Red
Rating: 4.48/5.00
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Added on: May 8, 2014