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31 October 1981 - Deeside Leisure Centre, Queensferry, Wales [Audio - Audience]

By-Tor X-1

Staff member

On European Holiday

Track Listing:

01 - 2112: Overture / Temples Of Syrinx
02 - Freewill
03 - Limelight
04 - Hemispheres: Prelude
05 - Beneath, Between And Behind
06 - Subdivisions
07 - The Camera Eye
08 - YYZ / Drum Solo
09 - Broon's Bane
10 - The Trees
11 - Xanadu
12 - The Spirit Of Radio
13 - Red Barchetta
14 - Closer To The Heart
15 - Tom Sawyer
16 - Vital Signs
17 - Working Man
18 - Hemispheres: Armageddon
19 - By-Tor And The Snow Dog
20 - In The End
21 - In The Mood
22 - 2112: Grand Finale
23 - La Villa Strangiato

This recording features an early live version of Subdivisions.


So this was my second Rush gig, and a great recording to listen to.....thanks to whoever recorded it.
I have three great memories from this show.
1. My mates and I were struggling to get to the Deeside arena, so in the end we ended up booking a taxi from Sheffield to Deeside (not cheap........)
When the taxi turned up, it was a stretch limousine, well you can imagine our reaction :D
When we arrived at Deeside, all the ticket touts and t-shirt sellers ran after the car to where we parked to sell their wares, as if we had a lot of money :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: how wrong they were............
2. Towards the end of the gig, my mate got hit on the head, and went temporally blind, I had to drag him to the back of the arena (we were right down at the front, near to Alex)
Having got him to the back of the arena (bearing in mind it was an ice rink) I had to pull my mate over the barrier.......he was twice the size of me so not easy :unsure:
3. When we returned to the taxi to return home, the taxi driver told us that he had had a wander around and got talking to the truck crew........and 3 other guys!!!!!.......yes it was Geddy, Alex and Neil, chilling out, pre gig 🤬🤬🤬