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Retrospective I

Retrospective I
Compilation album by Rush
Released May 6, 1997
Recorded 1973-1979
Genre Progressive rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Length 75:49
Label Anthem (Canada)
Producer Rush and Terry Brown
Rush chronology
Retrospective I
Retrospective II
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide [2]

Retrospective I: 1974 to 1980 is a compilation album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1997 (see 1997 in music). The album features songs from the first decade of the band. The set is not in chronological order.

This compilation album is now disc one of the 2006 Rush compilation album Gold, with "Something for Nothing" replaced by "Working Man".


  • Track listing 1
  • Personnel 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Track listing

No. Title Original release Length
1. "The Spirit of Radio"   Permanent Waves (1980) 4:59
2. "The Trees"   Hemispheres (1978) 4:45
3. "Something for Nothing"   2112 (1976) 4:00
4. "Freewill"   Permanent Waves 5:24
5. "Xanadu"   A Farewell to Kings (1977) 11:07
6. "Bastille Day"   Caress of Steel (1975) 4:40
7. "By-Tor and the Snow Dog"   Fly by Night (1975) 8:39
8. "Anthem"   Fly by Night 4:24
9. "Closer to the Heart"   A Farewell to Kings 2:55
10. "2112 Overture"   2112 4:32
11. "Temples of Syrinx"   2112 2:13
12. "La Villa Strangiato"   Hemispheres 9:37
13. "Fly by Night"   Fly by Night 3:22
14. "Finding My Way"   Rush (1974) 5:05
Total length:


See also


  1. ^ Retrospective I at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Rush: Album Guide".  
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