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A Farewell to Kings is the fifth studio album by Canadian progressive rock band Rush, released in 1977. The album was recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales and mixed at Advision Studios in London.

A Farewell to Kings would become Rush's first US Gold selling album going Gold in almost two months of its release and eventually Platinum.

Geddy Lee played his bass lines on acoustic bass while writing them and came up with guitar lines also. The birds heard… read more



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  • so fucking good
  • this album screams vinyl to me
  • Xanadu
  • Perfect album!
  • Rush has many masterpieces, but for me... AFTK tops them all. Pretty much perfect.
  • This masterpiece is just completing 37 Years today, my 2nd fav album of Rush.
  • Probably their best, IMO.
  • 2112 was Rush shouting 'this is who we are if you don't like it then **** off". Kings was far more relaxed and confident, and far better. Their first truly great album. [2] Been going through Rush's backlog of early work today, I agree 100%
  • Perfect, perfect, perfect!
  • Best Rush album.

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