A Show Of Hands – Rush – 1988



Album A Show Of Hands by the band Rush
Album A Show Of Hands by the band Rush

A Show Of Hands is the third live album by the Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1988. The album features recordings from their 1986 and 1988 tours, capturing the band’s performance at the peak of their popularity and musical diversity. The album showcases the band’s versatility and virtuosity, as they play songs from various genres and eras, such as progressive rock, hard rock, reggae, new wave, and synth-pop. The album also includes some of the band’s most complex and ambitious compositions, such as “YYZ”, “The Trees”, “La Villa Strangiato”, and “Red Sector A”. The album received positive reviews from critics and fans, who praised the band’s live energy, musicianship, and song selection. The album was certified platinum in Canada and gold in the US, and reached the top 10 in several countries. A Show Of Hands is widely regarded as one of the best live albums by Rush and one of the finest examples of live progressive rock.

If you are a fan of Rush or live music in general, then you need to own A Show of Hands. It is a must-have for any music collection.

The personnel of the album A Show Of Hands by the Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1989, are as follows:

  • Geddy Lee – bass guitar, synthesizers, vocals
  • Alex Lifeson – electric and acoustic guitars, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Neil Peart – drums, percussion
  • Paul Northfield – engineer
  • Hugh Syme – art direction, design

This information is based on the Wikipedia article A Show of Hands.

The different versions published for this album :