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

By-Tor X-1

Staff member

1979-05-07 - London, England *recommended*
An Evening In London
Hammersmith '79
London Fog

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

This is the fourth of four consecutive nights Rush played at the Hammersmith during the Hemispheres tour.
The first 35 seconds of Anthem are extremely muffled, as if the taper was still hiding the recorder before bringing it in the open.
By the 36 second mark during Anthem, the remainder of the concert mostly sounds quite well, about what you'd expect from an average audience recording.
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.