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Rush - Caress Of Steel Album

Rush - Caress Of Steel Album Performer: Rush
Title: Caress Of Steel
Style: Prog Rock
Category: Rock
Date of release: 1975
Country: US
Label: Mercury
Catalog number: SRM-1-1046
Size MP3: 2552 mb
Size FLAC: 1281 mb
Rating: 4.1


1The Fountain3:48
2 The Fountain Of Lamneth
3 The Necromancer
5In The Valley4:17
6Didacts And Narpets1:00
7Lakeside Park4:07
8I Think I'm Going Bald3:35
9Bacchus Plateau3:12
10No One At The Bridge4:15
11Into Darkness4:20
12Bastille Day4:36
13Under The Shadow4:25
14Return Of The Prince3:51


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SRM-1-1046Rush Caress Of Steel ‎(LP, Album, Gat)MercurySRM-1-1046Canada1975
ANMD-1003Rush Caress Of Steel ‎(CD, Album, RE)Anthem ANMD-1003CanadaUnknown
B0022365-01Rush Caress Of Steel ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM, Gat)Mercury, Universal Music, Anthem B0022365-01USA & Canada2015
P2-34625Rush Caress Of Steel ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE, RM)Mercury, Anthem P2-34625USUnknown
MC8-1-1046Rush Caress Of Steel ‎(8-Trk, Album, Club, Gra)MercuryMC8-1-1046US1975


  • Art DirectionAGI
  • Bass, VocalsGeddy Lee
  • Executive-ProducerMoon Records
  • GraphicsHugh Syme
  • Guitar [6 String, 12 String, Electric, Acoustic, Classical, Steel]Alex Lifeson
  • PercussionNeil Peart
  • Photography ByBarry McVicker , Gerard Gentil, Terrance Bert
  • Producer, Arranged ByRush
  • Producer, Engineer, Arranged ByTerry Brown
  • Written-ByAlex Lifeson (tracks: A1 to B1.3, B1.6), Geddy Lee, Neil Peart


Recorded and mixed at Toronto Sound Studios, Toronto, Canada.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A etched): SRM-1-1046 A3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B etched): SRM-1-1046 B3


  • Recorded At – Toronto Sound Studios
  • Mixed At – Toronto Sound Studios

User reviews
My copy has the Starman logo beneath the Side 1 marking and Side 2 on the other side


Caress of Steel is the third studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released on September 24, 1975 on Mercury Records. It marked a development in the group's sound, moving from the blues-based hard rock style of their debut towards progressive rock. By mid-1975, Rush had stabilised with a line-up of guitarist Alex Lifeson, bassist and vocalist Geddy Lee, and drummer and primary lyricist Neil Peart, who had joined the group in 1974. They released Fly by Night 1975 which marked Rush's first foray. Caress of Steel featured long pieces broken up into various sections and long solo passages. It is often considered notable for the inclusion of the bands first two epic pieces, The Necromancer and The Fountain of Lamneth. I Think Im Going Bald was written for Kim Mitchell, who at the time was the frontman of the band Max Webster and a close friend of the band. Track three, Lakeside Park, was a reference to a park in St. Catharines, Ontario where Neil grew up and worked during the summer as a teenager. Caress of Steel is the third studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1975. The album shows more of Rush's adherence to the hard rock and progressive rock styles of the band's first two albums. Long pieces, pieces broken up into parts, and solo passages of speed and agility are all included. The album is often considered notable for the inclusion of the band's first two epic pieces, The Necromancer, and The Fountain of Lamneth, which runs to nearly 20 minutes and comprised the whole of. Rush - Caress Of Steel 1975. of Steel can often be seen as an album of firsts. It is without a doubt Rushs first true foray into the realm of progressive rock. It is also their first album to contain a side-long epic and a song longer than 10 minutes. However, it was also their first and only commercial failure, leading to the album as a whole being cast aside by both the band and critics. Though songs such as Bastille Day and Lakeside Park are considered classics the latter was even played during Rushs farewell tour, R40, the remaining tracks are often seen as too complex or too ambitious. Nevetheless, the a. Caress of Steel. from Caress of Steel is the third studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in album Rush - Caress of Steel 1975. Rush - Bastille Day. Rush - I Think I'm Going Bald. Rush - The Fountain of Lamneth. Progressive Rock. 乐队列表 Progressive Rock Rush Caress of Steel. Add an audio file. Rush : Caress of Steel. Other productions from Rush. Clockwork Angels. Snakes & Arrows. Vapor Trails. Test for Echo. Caress of steel. Released: September 1975. Certified Gold by RIAA: December 1, 1993 View All Album Certifications. Produced by Rush and Terry Brown Engineered by Terry Brown Arrangements by Rush and Terry Brown Recorded and mixed at Toronto Sound Studios, Toronto, Canada. Roadmaster Mr. Herns' Ungerleider Roadcrew Ian 'Rio' Grandy, Liam '. Birt, J. Kool Mon' Johnson. Art direction AGI Graphics by Hugh Syme Photography Terrence Bert, Gerard Gentil, Barry McVicker Management Ray Danniels, Vic Wilson. Rush Caress of Steel. Buy from