Rush ‎– A Farewell To Kings

Mercury ‎– 822-546-2 M-1
CD, Album, Reissue

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1 A Farewell To Kings
Lyrics By – Peart*Music By – Lifeson*, Lee*, Peart*
2 Xanadu
Lyrics By – Peart*Music By – Lifeson*, Lee*
3 Closer To The Heart
Lyrics By – Peart*, Talbot*Music By – Lifeson*, Lee*
4 Cinderella Man
Lyrics By – Lee*Music By – Lifeson*, Lee*
5 Madrigal
Lyrics By – Peart*Music By – Lifeson*, Lee*
6 Cygnus X-1 (Book One - The Voyage)
Lyrics By – Neil PeartMusic By – Lifeson*, Lee*, Peart*

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  • Art Direction, GraphicsHugh Syme
  • Bass Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, Synth [Mini-Moog], Synthesizer [Bass Pedal Synthesizer], VocalsGeddy Lee
  • Design [Design Assistance]Bob King (3)
  • Drums, Bells [Orchestra Bells], Chimes [Tubular Bells], Temple Block [Temple Blocks], Cowbell [Cowbells], Wind Chimes, Bell Tree, Triangle, VibraslapNeil Peart
  • Electric Guitar [Six String Electric Guitar], Twelve-String Guitar [Twelve String Electric Guitar], Acoustic Guitar [Six String Acoustic Guitar], Twelve-String Guitar [Twelve String Acoustic Guitar], Classical Guitar, Synthesizer [Bass Pedal Synthesizer]Alex Lifeson
  • Engineer [Mixing At Advision: Assisted By]Declan (Not Norman!) O'Doherty*, Ken Thomas
  • Engineer [Mixing At Advision]Terry Brown
  • Engineer [Recording At Rockfield]Pat Moran, Terry Brown (Broon)*
  • Executive-ProducerMoon Records
  • ManagementRay Danniels, Vic Wilson
  • Photography By [Band Photograph]Fin Costello
  • Photography By [Cover Photography]Yosh Inouye
  • ProducerRush, Terry Brown


Comes housed in standard jewel case with three panel fold out booklet.

Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales, Jun 1977.
Mixed at Advision Studio, London.
Mastered at Masterdisk, N.Y.C.

All music published by CORE Music Publishing (ASCAP) CAPAC, Canada
All lyrics © 1977, Core Music Publishing (ASCAP) CAPAC, Canada.

In booklet:
Printed in West Germany. Imprimé en Allemagne. Made in West Germany.

On disc:
[Mercury ®] logo
℗ 1977 PolyGram Records, Inc., USA
Made in W. Germany

On traycard:
Manufactured and Marketed by PolyGram Records
℗ 1977 PolyGram Records, Inc.
© 1977 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Printed in West Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 0042282254627
  • Barcode (Text): 0 422-822546-2 7
  • Matrix / Runout: 822 546-2 01 #
  • Other (Matrix Ring: Variant 1): CK
  • Other (Matrix Ring: Variant 2): BJ
  • Other (Mould Ring): MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0268
  • ASIN: B000001F86

Other Versions (5 of 122) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ANR-1-1010 Rush A Farewell To Kings(LP, Album, Gat) Anthem Records (2) ANR-1-1010 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
534 628-2 Rush A Farewell To Kings(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Anthem Entertainment (2), Mercury (2) 534 628-2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
0563 Rush A Farewell To Kings(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Elbo 0563 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
9100 042 Rush A Farewell To Kings(LP, Gat) Mercury 9100 042 UK 1977 Sell This Version
9100 042 Rush A Farewell To Kings(LP, Album) Mercury 9100 042 UK 1977 Sell This Version