Retrospective II

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Retrospective II
Compilation album by Rush
Released June 3, 1997
Recorded 1980-1987
Genre Progressive rock, hard rock
Length 76:42
Label Anthem (Canada)
Mercury
Producer Rush, Peter Henderson, Peter Collins
Rush chronology
Retrospective I
(1997)
Retrospective II
(1997)
The Spirit of Radio: Greatest Hits 1974-1987
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars link

Retrospective II: 1981 to 1987 is a compilation album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1997 (see 1997 in music). The album features songs from the second decade of the band.

This compilation album is now disc two of the 2006 Rush 2-disc compilation album Gold.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Original release Length
1. "The Big Money"   Power Windows 5:35
2. "Red Barchetta"   Moving Pictures 6:09
3. "Subdivisions"   Signals 5:33
4. "Time Stand Still"   Hold Your Fire 5:09
5. "Mystic Rhythms"   Power Windows 5:54
6. "The Analog Kid" (Complete Version) Signals 4:48
7. "Distant Early Warning"   Grace Under Pressure 4:57
8. "Marathon"   Power Windows 6:10
9. "The Body Electric"   Grace Under Pressure 5:00
10. "Mission"   Hold Your Fire 5:16
11. "Limelight"   Moving Pictures 4:20
12. "Red Sector A"   Grace Under Pressure 5:08
13. "New World Man"   Signals 3:42
14. "Tom Sawyer"   Moving Pictures 4:33
15. "Force Ten"   Hold Your Fire 4:31
Total length:
1:16:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Geddy Lee - bass guitars, synthesizers, vocals
  • Alex Lifeson - electric and acoustic guitars, synthesizers
  • Neil Peart - drums, percussion, electronic percussion