Rush – Exit Stage Left original Japan 2 LP set with obi

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Free U.S. shipping!  An original Japanese pressing of the double live album Exit…Stage Left by Rush, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of the double live album Exit…Stage Left by Rush, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Exit…Stage Left is a 1981 Japanese pressing on the Epic label.

The cover is VG+ with edge and corner wear wear.  The obi is M-.  The lyric insert is M-.

The discs are M- with a few spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl.

A nice copy of a scarce Rush LP, as their albums sold quite poorly in Japan.

Background: Released in 1981, Exit…Stage Left  was the second live album by Rush.

The album reached #10 on the U.S. album charts and was certified Platinum by the RIAA.

Allmusic.com gave Exit…Stage Left  a 3 star review:

The album turned out to be the polar opposite of its predecessor, 1976’s raw and direct All the World’s a Stage; in fact, the performances often sound identical to the recently released studio versions. The contagious energy that helped make All the World’s a Stage such a success is muted, replaced by workmanlike renditions that border on the uninspired. There’s no denying the high quality of the songs selected — “Spirit of Radio,” “Tom Sawyer,” “Xanadu,” “The Trees,” “Closer to the Heart,” “Jacob’s Ladder” — it’s just that the performances rarely catch fire. Compared to Rush’s three other concert albums (the aforementioned All the World’s a Stage, 1988’s A Show of Hands, and 1998’s Different Stages), Exit…Stage Left is probably the weakest.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Epic
Catalog Number:
36 3P-325~6
Year of Release: 1981
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 20 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × .25 in