Prism (Prism album)

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Studio album by Prism
Released May 1977
Recorded 1977
Genre Rock, AOR
Length 34:17
Label GRT
Producer Bruce Fairbairn, Rodney Higgs
Prism chronology
See Forever Eyes
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Prism is the self-titled debut album by Canadian rock band Prism.[2] It was released in May 1977 on the Canadian record label GRT. It was produced primarily by Bruce Fairbairn and the majority of songs written by Jim Vallance (he also served as co-producer on two tracks).[3] It achieved platinum status in Canada (in excess of 100,000 units sold).[4]

"Spaceship Superstar" became the band's signature song and a staple of Canadian rock radio.[2] Record producer Bruce Fairbairn and songwriter Jim Vallance both went on to achieve huge international success.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jim Vallance under the pseudonym Rodney Higgs, unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Spaceship Superstar" – 4:06
  2. "Open Soul Surgery" (R. Higgs, H. Knight) – 3:51
  3. "It's Over" – 4:06
  4. "Take Me to the Kaptin" – 3:59
  5. "Vladivostok" – 5:08
  6. "Amelia" – 3:14
  7. "Freewill" (Tom Lavin) – 3:04
  8. "Julie" – 3:21
  9. "I Ain't Lookin' Anymore" (Lindsay Mitchell) – 3:28




  1. ^ DeGagne, Mike. "Prism Prism review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  2. ^ a b Vernon, Jaimie (November 29, 2004). "Prism". The Canadian Pop Encyclopedia. Retrieved Sep 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ Brisebois, Dan. "Prism". Retrieved Sep 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ Certified platinum by the Canadian Recording Industry Association, August 1, 1978.[1]

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