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4 May 1979 - Hammersmith Odeon, London, England [Audio - Audience]

By-Tor X-1

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Track Listing:

01 - Anthem
02 - A Passage To Bangkok
03 - By-Tor And The Snow Dog
04 - Xanadu
05 - Something For Nothing
06 - The Trees
07 - Cygnus X-1
08 - Hemispheres
09 - Closer To The Heart
10 - A Farewell To Kings
11 - La Villa Strangiato
12 - 2112
13 - Working Man
14 - Bastille Day
15 - In The Mood
16 - Drum Solo (cut)

This is the first of four consecutive nights Rush played at the Hammersmith during the Hemispheres tour.
This recording is mostly complete, however the majority of Neil's drum solo was not captured.
Circumstances was dropped from the setlist towards the end of the Hemispheres tour for all European dates, which would have been from April 23 and onward.
This recording is decent, but definitely not one of the best. While all instruments come across quite clearly and there isn't much sound distortion, the band feels quite distant from the taper.