Rush ‎– Hemispheres

Mercury ‎– 9111 005
Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold


Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres 18:07
A-I Prelude
A-II Apollo (Bringer Of Wisdom)
A-III Dionysus (Bringer Of Love)
A-IV Armageddon (The Battle Of Heart And Mind)
A-V Cygnus (Bringer Of Balance)
A-VI The Sphere (A Kind Of Dream)
B1 Circumstances 3:42
B2 The Trees 4:46
B3 La Villa Strangiato 9:36


  • Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [6-string Electric, 12-string Electric, Classical], Synthesizer [Roland Guitar, Taurus Pedals]Alex Lifeson
  • Bass, Synthesizer [Mini-moog, Oberheim Polyphonic, Taurus Pedals], VocalsGeddy Lee
  • Drums, Bells [Orchestra, Bell-tree], Timpani, Gong, Cowbell, Percussion [Temple Blocks, Wind Chimes], Cymbal [Crotales]Neil Peart
  • EngineerDeclan O'Doherty, Pat Moran
  • Mastered ByRay Staff
  • Producer, Arranged ByRush, Terry Brown


Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales, during June and July 1978; vocals recorded at Advision Studios, London.
Mixed at Trident Studios, Soho, London, August 1978.

Gatefold sleeve with lyrics. Printed inner sleeve with live photos on one side and the star logo on the other. Came with a small poster.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: STEMRA

Other Versions (5 of 104) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ANR-1-1014 Rush Hemispheres(LP, Album) Anthem Records (2) ANR-1-1014 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
ANMD 1080 Rush Hemispheres(CD, Album, RE, RM) Anthem Records (2) ANMD 1080 Canada 1997 Sell This Version
822 547-2 M-1 Rush Hemispheres(CD, Album, Club, RP) Mercury 822 547-2 M-1 US Unknown Sell This Version
AMCY-2294 Rush Hemispheres(CD, Album, Promo) East West Japan Inc. AMCY-2294 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
P2-22547 Rush Hemispheres(CD, Album, Club) Mercury P2-22547 US 1986 Sell This Version