Rush – A Farewell to Kings Japan LP with obi


A 1981 Japanese pressing of A Farewell to Kings by Rush, complete with original obi.

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Offered for sale is a rare Japanese pressing of A Farewell to Kings by Rush, complete with original obi.

About this copy: This copy of  Farewell to Kings is a 1981 Japanese pressing of an LP that was originally released in 1977.  Rush albums sold quite poorly in Japan and most titles are very difficult to find.

The cover is M-, with trace wear at the corners.  The lyric insert is included.

The obi is M-.

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.

A beautiful copy of a very rare Rush LP.

Background: Released in 1977,  A Farewell to Kings was the fifth LP by Rush, and the album reached #33 on the U.S. album charts, making it their highest-charting release to that time. gave A Farewell to Kings a 4 star review:

On 1977’s A Farewell to Kings it quickly becomes apparent that Rush had improved their songwriting and strengthened their focus and musical approach. Synthesizers also mark their first prominent appearance on a Rush album, a direction the band would continue to pursue on future releases. With the popular hit single “Closer to the Heart,” the trio showed that they could compose concise and traditionally structured songs, while the 11-minute “Xanadu” remains an outstanding accomplishment all these years later (superb musicianship merged with vivid lyrics help create one of Rush’s best all-time tracks).

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Epic
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1981
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 24 oz
Dimensions 15 × 13 × 1 in
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