Rush ‎– Permanent Waves

Mercury ‎– 9100 071
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 The Spirit Of Radio
Lyrics By – Neil Peart
A2 Freewill
Lyrics By – Neil Peart
A3 Jacob's Ladder
Lyrics By – Neil Peart
B1 Entre Nous
Lyrics By – Neil Peart
B2 Different Strings
Lyrics By – Geddy LeePiano – Hugh Syme
Natural Science
B3-I Tide Pools
Lyrics By – Neil Peart
B3-II Hyperspace
Lyrics By – Neil Peart
B3-III Permanent Waves
Lyrics By – Neil Peart

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This version has the headlines "DEWE! DEFEATS TRUMAN" visible on newspaper on front cover.
Previous version had headline "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN, and
later version's had headlines blanked out.

On the B-side label the lyric credit for Geddy Lee for track B2 Different Strings is wrongly printed as Between Us.

Recorded at Le Studio, Morin-Heights, Quebec, during September and October 1979. Mixed at Trident Studios, Soho, London in November 1979.

Marketed by Phonogram.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout): 9100 071 1Y // 1 ∇ ET 1 3 2 GEOFF'S & RAY'S
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout): 9100 071 2Y // 2 ∇ ET 1

Other Versions (5 of 97) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ANR-1-1021 Rush Permanent Waves(LP, Album) Anthem Records (2) ANR-1-1021 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
SRM-1-4001 Rush Permanent Waves(LP, Album) Mercury SRM-1-4001 US 1980 Sell This Version
ANK-1021 Rush Permanent Waves(CD, Album) Anthem Records (2) ANK-1021 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
7142 720 Rush Permanent Waves(Cass, Album) Mercury 7142 720 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
822 548-2 M-1, 822 548-2 Rush Permanent Waves(CD, Album, Club, RE) Mercury, Mercury 822 548-2 M-1, 822 548-2 US Unknown Sell This Version