Grace Under Pressure Tour (album)

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Grace Under Pressure Tour
Rush Grace Tour.jpg
Live album by Rush
Released August 11, 2009
Recorded 1984,
Maple Leaf Gardens,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genre Progressive rock, hard rock
Length 63:05
Label
Producer Rush, Terry Brown, Jon Erickson, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson
Rush chronology
R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour
(2005)
Grace Under Pressure Tour
(2006)
Snakes & Arrows
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[2]

Grace Under Pressure Tour is a live album by Canadian progressive rock band Rush, originally released on VHS and LaserDisc in 1986. It was then remastered in surround sound (5.1) on a video DVD, and on an audio CD, for the 2006 Rush Replay X 3 DVD box set.

In addition to the three remastered concert DVDs of Rush Replay X 3, that box set contains a bonus audio disk. It is an audio CD version of the "Grace Under Pressure Tour" video DVD.

The 2006 initial release of Rush Replay X 3 was a limited edition release sold by Best Buy only. That 'Best Buy only' audio CD of "Grace Under Pressure Tour" also contains four bonus tracks: "Limelight" and "Closer to the Heart" from the Exit...Stage Left video, and "The Spirit of Radio" and "Tom Sawyer" from the A Show of Hands video.

The Grace Under Pressure Tour CD received a standalone release on August 11, 2009. It features the same cover art as Grace Under Pressure, with "1984 Tour" written in the bottom left hand corner. Like the DVD, it includes a reproduction of the original tour book.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro"
  2. "The Spirit of Radio"
  3. "The Enemy Within"
  4. "The Weapon"
  5. "Witch Hunt"
  6. "New World Man"
  7. "Distant Early Warning"
  8. "Red Sector A"
  9. "Closer to the Heart"
  10. "YYZ/2112: The Temples of Syrinx/Tom Sawyer"
  11. "Vital Signs"
  12. "Finding My Way/In the Mood"
  13. "Limelight" (bonus track)
  14. "Closer to the Heart" (bonus track)
  15. "The Spirit of Radio" (bonus track)
  16. "Tom Sawyer" (bonus track)

Tracks 13–16 appear only on the CD copies sold by Best Buy in 2006, during the initial release of Rush Replay X3. They are not included on the 2009 release.

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