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The best album by Rush is Moving Pictures which is ranked number 170 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 9,983.

Rush is ranked number 67 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 28,476.

Members who like this artist also like: Led Zeppelin, Queen and Black Sabbath.

Rush official website: http://www.rush.com

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Rush best albums

The following albums by Rush are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Moving PicturesCanada Rush
Year of Release:1981Appears in:354 charts
Rank in 1981:1Rank Score:9,983
Rank in 1980s20Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  81/100 (478 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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2.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,271
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:267
Average Rating:  80/100 (396 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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HemispheresCanada Rush
Year of Release:1978Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1978:11Rank Score:2,779
Rank in 1970s137Overall Rank:560
Average Rating:  79/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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4.

Permanent WavesCanada Rush
Year of Release:1980Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1980:12Rank Score:2,287
Rank in 1980s97Overall Rank:665
Average Rating:  79/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.

A Farewell To KingsCanada Rush
Year of Release:1977Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1977:23Rank Score:1,793
Rank in 1970s195Overall Rank:840
Average Rating:  77/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.

SignalsCanada Rush
Year of Release:1982Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1982:27Rank Score:893
Rank in 1980s247Overall Rank:1,510
Average Rating:  76/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

Fly By NightCanada Rush
Year of Release:1975Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1975:28Rank Score:803
Rank in 1970s352Overall Rank:1,650
Average Rating:  76/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Grace Under PressureCanada Rush
Year of Release:1984Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1984:39Rank Score:609
Rank in 1980s332Overall Rank:2,082
Average Rating:  75/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Power WindowsCanada Rush
Year of Release:1985Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1985:35Rank Score:469
Rank in 1980s416Overall Rank:2,549
Average Rating:  73/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Caress Of SteelCanada Rush
Year of Release:1975Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1975:49Rank Score:444
Rank in 1970s521Overall Rank:2,661
Average Rating:  73/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 67

This may not be a complete discography for Rush. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Rush best tracks

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1.2112: I. Overture / II. The Temples of Syrinx / III. Discovery / IV. Presentation / V. Oracle: The Dream / VI. Soliloquy / VII. Grand Finale
(from the album 2112)
Top rated 89/100 (58 votes)
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2.Limelight
(from the album Moving Pictures)
Top rated 87/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.La Villa Strangiato
(from the album Hemispheres)
Top rated 87/100 (49 votes)
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4.Tom Sawyer
(from the album Moving Pictures)
Top rated 86/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.The Spirit Of Radio
(from the album Permanent Waves)
Top rated 86/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.YYZ
(from the album Moving Pictures)
Top rated 85/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Red Barchetta
(from the album Moving Pictures)
Top rated 85/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Subdivisions
(from the album Signals)
 85/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Hemispheres
(from the album Hemispheres)
 85/100 (44 votes)
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10.Freewill
(from the album Permanent Waves)
 85/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Closer To The Heart
(from the album The Spirit Of Radio: Greatest Hits 1974-1987)
 84/100 (21 votes)
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12.A Passage To Bangkok
(from the album 2112)
 84/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Xanadu
(from the album A Farewell To Kings)
 83/100 (39 votes)
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14.Something For Nothing
(from the album 2112)
 83/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.The Trees
(from the album Hemispheres)
 83/100 (45 votes)
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16.Closer To The Heart
(from the album A Farewell To Kings)
 83/100 (52 votes)
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17.Fly By Night
(from the album Fly By Night)
 83/100 (41 votes)
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18.The Camera Eye
(from the album Moving Pictures)
 82/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Natural Science
(from the album Permanent Waves)
 82/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.A Farewell To Kings
(from the album A Farewell To Kings)
 82/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Rush ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 108 votes)
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From BazGarner 03/31/2014 15:18
For the period up to and including Moving Pictures Rush were one of my favourite bands. Since then I just can't get into them. Believe me I've tried
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From AAL2014 03/18/2014 16:55
Rush is one of the most amazing bands on the planet. They've been at it for more than 40 years putting out very consistent work since the start. Though my favorite era of Rush, music wise, was from Caress of Steel to Signals, the rest of their work isn't as dull as people believe. Today they are tighter than ever, and they are simply very good people. What's not to like?!
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From antiloopje 12/08/2013 14:21
Please forgive me, but I still can't really stand the singing voice. Which is a pity because it prevents me from fully enjoying a band that's otherwise very very good.
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From rodorush 05/31/2013 21:00
La mejor banda de hard rock-progresivo, desde su segundo album de estudio "Fly by night"('75) al décimo "Grace under pressure" ('84)alcanzaron picos máximos de creatividad. La segunda mitad de los ochenta los encontró demasiado imbuidos con el sonido del sintetizador, pero poco a poco retomaron el sonido de la guitarra como elemento principal. Su último album "Clockwork angels" ('12) los muestra en su mejor estado en décadas, y ya se habla de un nuevo clásico en su discografía. Rush es de las pocas bandas que con cada disco han ofrecido algo distinto, y cada album suyo garantiza, sino el total, no menos de la mitad de temas de altísima calidad.
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65/100
From sheep21 04/01/2013 03:09
Like the songs Tom Sawyer and Limelight and one or two others but have never been able to get into them much. People keep on saying they are underrated, but really, they aren't, everyone knows them.
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From Rounder89 12/12/2012 06:16
I bet many people who first hear Rush think there are at least 4 people in the band. That is how well they sound and obviously I'm not the first to say that here. They are just one of the most fun bands to listen to and sing along with.
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From Happymeal 11/20/2012 17:26
The thing I hate about Rush is that they suck. Actually that's not the only reason. Rush is one those bands that people claim is underrated or that no one knows about them, but in reality, they are probably one of the most famous bands out there. Juno put it best when he said they struggle with lyrics. Really, their songs have no good lyrics. Now, as players, they play their instruments extremely well, there's no disagreeing with that, but unfortunately that talent is wasted on making songs that just don't go well as a whole. They have a few good songs and that's about it.
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95/100
From Jasonconfused 11/16/2012 23:18
WHAT. A. TALENTED. BAND.
These guys should be up there with the greats! Zeppelin, Purple, Stones!
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From FieryGunHand 09/21/2012 22:18
Fantastic musicians. An exceptional body of work spanning nearly 40 years. Great live show - and boy, do these guys work hard for their live corn - 3hrs + and no slacking. Just an awesome band.
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From Deckiller 08/29/2012 08:47
The kings of music as far as I'm concerned. They've been my runaway favorite band since 2004, and I don't see that changing. Their proficiency at their instruments is great, sure, but they are wonderful songwriters as well. Peart is a great lyricist even though he'll pen a few duds here and there. The band isn't the most consistent in the world - some of their albums have throwaways - but they experimented, changed their sounds, and -progressed-. Some say their music is cold, but I would argue that quite a few of their songs convey real emotion. "The Pass", "Emotion Detector", "Available Light", "Ghost of a Chance", "Red Sector A", "Afterimage"....I could go on and on.
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