Rush – 2112 (40th Anniversary) – Triple 200 Gram Vinyl Record Set
2112 is the fourth studio album by the Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1976. This album is considered one of Rush’s most iconic and influential works, often cited as a classic of progressive rock.
The title track, 2112, is a 20-minute-long epic that takes up the entire first side of the album. It tells a dystopian science fiction story set in the year 2112 and features complex instrumental sections, intricate time signature changes, and thought-provoking lyrics. The track is divided into seven parts, each contributing to the narrative.
The second side of the album includes shorter songs that showcase Rush’s versatility and musical prowess. Tracks like “A Passage to Bangkok” and “Something for Nothing” explore different musical styles, from hard rock to intricate instrumentals.
2112 is renowned for its instrumental virtuosity, with Geddy Lee’s vocals and bass, Alex Lifeson’s guitar work, and Neil Peart’s drumming all on full display. The album is characterized by its dynamic and complex compositions, which are hallmarks of progressive rock.
2112 received critical acclaim and has become a defining work in the progressive rock genre. It solidified Rush’s reputation as one of the most innovative and skilled bands in the genre.
For fans of progressive rock and those looking to explore Rush’s catalog, 2112 is a must-listen. It’s an album that combines intricate musicianship with thought-provoking storytelling, offering a captivating listening experience that has stood the test of time.
40th Anniversary Edition. 200 gram heavyweight
Issued in a gatefold cover with 6-page booklet and 3 inserts
Also includes 2015 hologram on the B-side plus new custom laser-etching & a unique Starman turntable mat
Brand new, never played and still in the factory plastic
“2112”, I Overture
II the Temples of Syrinx
V Oracle: The Dream
VII Grand Finale
A Passage to Bangkok
The Twilight Zone
Something for Nothing
Overture – Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nick Raskulinecz
A Passage to Bangkok – Billy Talent
The Twilight Zone – Steven Wilson
Tears – Alice in Chains
Something for Nothing – Jacob Moon
“2112” – Live at Massey Hall 1976 Outtake
Something for Nothing – Live at Massey Hall 1976 Outtake
The Twilight Zone – Live 1977 Contraband
2112 Radio Ad