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    Spotlight On: Rush’s ‘A Farewell To Kings’


    By the time Rush recorded their fifth album, their ambitions were starting to equal to the opportunities afforded them. When it came to recording the follow-up to their breakthrough album, 2112, the Canadian three-piece joined the illustrious company of Black Sabbbath, Hawkwind, Mike Oldfield and Queen, settling into Wales’ iconic Rockfield Studios to begin the June 1977 sessions that would result in A Farewell To Kings.

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