RUSH – Permanent Waves (1980) Vintage Vinyl 12"


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Permanent Waves is the seventh studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released on January 14, 1980. It was recorded at Le Studio in Morin Heights, Quebec, and mixed at Trident Studios in London, UK. Permanent Waves became Rush's first US top five album, hitting #4 on the Billboard 200, and their fifth gold (later platinum) selling album. The album marks a distinct transition from long, conceptual pieces, into a more accessible, radio-friendly style and consequently, a significant increase in record sales for the band. The singles "The Spirit of Radio" and "Freewill" both received significant radio airplay.

Side one
1. "The Spirit of Radio"
2. "Freewill"
3. "Jacob's Ladder"
Side two
4. "Entre Nous"
5. "Different Strings"
6. "Natural Science"
I: "Tide Pools"
II: "Hyperspace"
III: "Permanent Waves"

Label: Mercury ‎– SRM-1-4001
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 07 Jan 1980
Genre: Rock
Style: Prog Rock
Companies, etc.
Recorded At – Le Studio
Mixed At – Trident Studios
Mastered At – Trident Studios
Distributed By – PolyGram Distribution, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Phonogram, Inc.
Arranged By – Rush, Terry Brown
Art Direction, Graphics – Hugh Syme
Bass Guitar, Synthesizer [Oberheim Polyphonic, Ob-1, Mini-moog, Taurus Pedals], Vocals –
Geddy Lee
Design Concept [Cover Concept] – Hugh Syme, Neil Peart
Drums, Timpani, Timbales, Bells [Orchestra, Tubular, Bell Tree], Wind Chimes, Triangle,
Crotales – Neil Peart
Electric Guitar [Six And Twelve String], Acoustic Guitar [Six And Twelve String],
Synthesizer [Taurus Pedals] – Alex Lifeson
Engineer [Mix Assistant] – Adam Moseley, Craig Milliner, Geddy Lee
Engineer [Mix, Cameo Appearances By] – Steve S. Hort*
Engineer [Mix] – Terry Brown
Engineer [Recording, General Assistant] – Robbie Whelan
Engineer [Recording] – Paul Northfield
Executive Producer – Moon Records
Lyrics By – Lee* (tracks: B2), Peart* (tracks: A1 to B1, B3)
Mastered By – Ray Staff
Music By – Lifeson*, Lee*
Other [Inspiration And Vocal Coaching By] – Daisy The Dog
Photography By – Deborah Samuel, Fin Costello, Flip Schulke
Producer – Rush, Terry Brown
Cover has a blanked out newspaper headline instead of the original "Dewey Defeats Truman" and billboards contain the band members names.

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

℗ © 1980 Phonogram, Inc. A Polygram Company.
Distributed by Polygram Distribution, Inc.
Printed In U.S.A.

Picture & lyrics inner sleeve look good, cover looks excellent, with some light ring wear and corner wear.

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