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The best album credited to Rush is Moving Pictures which is ranked number 152 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 10,329.

Rush is ranked number 70 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 29,273.

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

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The Rush Experience
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Rush best albums

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

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1981
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10,329
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1976
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4,709
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1980
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3,114
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1978
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2,886
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1977
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1,992
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1982
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1,064
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1984
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662
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1985
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623
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1975
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515
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2012
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470
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Total albums: 37. Page 1 of 4

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 bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 8 0%
1980s 9 0%
1990s 8 0%
2000s 7 0%
2010s 5 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 32 86%
Yes 5 14%
Live? Albums %
No 27 73%
Yes 10 27%

Rush best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 90 (380 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album Moving Pictures)
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Rating: 89 (235 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album Permanent Waves)
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Rating: 89 (136 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Signals)
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Rating: 89 (344 votes)Comments: 6
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(from the album Moving Pictures)
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Rating: 88 (145 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album A Farewell To Kings)
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Rating: 88 (329 votes)Comments: 11
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(from the album Moving Pictures)
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Rating: 87 (80 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Rush)
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Rating: 87 (295 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Moving Pictures)
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Rating: 87 (192 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Permanent Waves)
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Rating: 86 (144 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Permanent Waves)
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Rating: 86 (121 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Fly By Night)
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Rating: 86 (163 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album A Farewell To Kings)
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Rating: 86 (38 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Counterparts)
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Rating: 86 (75 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Fly By Night)
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Rating: 86 (167 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Hemispheres)
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Rating: 85 (40 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Clockwork Angels)
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Rating: 85 (133 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album A Farewell To Kings)
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Rating: 85 (69 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Grace Under Pressure)
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Rush ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 223 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 83.1/100, a mean average of 81.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.5/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 18.2.

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Rush comments

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From 07/23/2023 01:59
I never met Geddy, Alex, & Neal but I feel like I know them really well. That may sound corny but I have enjoyed their music beginning sometime in the 70’s. They have been a part of my life. They have been kinda like friends. Friends that have always been there when needed. Haha that sounds really corny.
A message to all of the haters….You either love Rush or you don’t. Go ahead and hate all you want. Speaking for all who love Rush…we don’t give a fuck. So quit your whining.
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From 03/10/2021 02:01
These guys are so musically talented, but i'm not impressed by a lot of their work. I would say Moving pictures and 2112 are fantastic releases.
R.I.P. Neil Peart
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From 05/30/2020 09:50
The second 'heavy' band after Led Zeppelin that I got into. I first bought Archives when I was 13 or so. I just love this band. My favourite Rush album is probably All The Words A Stage. I've loved it from a young age. Favourite studio album would be Moving Pictures with Permanent Waves close on its heels.
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From 01/14/2020 02:29
One of my favorite bands of all time. Been on board with them since Permanent Waves. A tremendous catalog filled with smart, creative and rocking material. RIP GOAT.
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60/100
From 06/22/2019 17:45
I like the hits that Rush came up with throughout their career - but really never became attached to their albums or deep cuts. The band were very popular though and always on the radio. Just not my cup of tea. I think it has to do with the prog rock style of music. Not a particular favorite of mine.
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95/100
From 03/13/2019 21:49
My entryway into prog, and a very welcoming one.
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From 03/04/2019 04:22
You have to be a total goober to like Rush. I remember when I was in my young teens I would eat, breath, and sleep their albums, thinking "Oh man this is so deep!". It was like Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple but more complex. Once I started listening to Yes and Genesis, I found them less original, though. Yes were arguably even better musicians, and they straight up copied Genesis on my favorite album of theirs, Caress of Steel (Listen to watcher of the skies and then the first riff from fountain of lamneth, plus compare the one solo from fountain of lamneth to the solo from fountain of salmacis. Nevertheless, I still love them, and now that some time has passed I can enjoy them without comparing them to their influences. I'm not quite as into Geddy's vocals as I used to be, but they are an amazing group of musicians.
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From 02/09/2019 18:56
Probably my pick for the greatest rock band. Don't let anyone fool you - this band released some of their most amazing work (and most intricate songs) during the mid 80s. Power Windows is an underrated goldmine. Sure, the band would've been even more successful had they hired a dedicated vocalist, but they would've lost a lot of their identity as a three piece.
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From 08/21/2018 15:31
Easily the best rock band of all time, bar none.
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From 07/02/2018 01:32
I've been loving this band for 4 decades. I grew up with them, though sometimes they grew up faster than I did. The greatest artists evolve like Rush did. You listen to the 70's albums for the musicianship. The 80's albums for the hooks. Everything from the 90's on for the production quality.
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