Working Men

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Working Men
Working Men cover.jpg
Compilation album by Rush
Released Europe - November 13, 2009
U.S. - November 17, 2009
Genre Progressive rock, hard rock
Length 63:58
Label Anthem/Atlantic; Anthem (Canada)
Rush chronology
Snakes & Arrows Live
(2008)Snakes & Arrows Live2008
Working Men
(2009)
Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland
(2011)Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland2011
Rush chronology
Retrospective III: 1989–2008
(2009) Retrospective III: 1989–20082009
Working Men
(2009) Working Men2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 7/10 stars[2]
The Digital Fix (6/10)[3]
PopMatters 2/10 stars[4]
Record Collector 4/5 stars[5]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 1.5/5 stars[6]

Working Men is a live compilation album by Canadian progressive rock band Rush. The compilation documents a shortlist of career-spanning material pulled from the band's three tours during the 2000s. It is available in both CD and DVD formats like the previous releases. Both formats were released on November 13, 2009, in Europe and November 17, 2009, in the United States and Canada.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Neil Peart, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Original album (date) Length
1. "Limelight"   Moving Pictures (1981) 4:51
2. "The Spirit of Radio"   Permanent Waves (1980) 5:07
3. "2112: Overture/The Temples of Syrinx"   2112 (1976) 6:52
4. "Freewill"   Permanent Waves 5:45
5. "Dreamline"   Roll the Bones (1991) 5:13
6. "Far Cry"   Snakes & Arrows (2007) 5:23
7. "Subdivisions"   Signals (1982) 5:58
8. "One Little Victory" (Previously unreleased)   Vapor Trails (2002) 5:26
9. "Closer to the Heart" Lee, Lifeson, Peart, Peter Talbot A Farewell to Kings (1977) 3:22
10. "Tom Sawyer" Lee, Lifeson, Peart, Pye Dubois Moving Pictures 5:34
11. "Working Man" Lee, Lifeson Rush (1974) 5:38
12. "YYZ" Lee, Peart Moving Pictures 4:49
Total length: 63:58
Track notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Working Men - Rush". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 November 2009. 
  2. ^ Batcup, Tim (February 2010). "Rush - Working Men". Classic Rock. No. 141. p. 92. 
  3. ^ Burnett, Steven (14 November 2009). "Rush - Working Men". The Digital Fix. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  4. ^ O'Neill, Joshua (25 February 2010). "Rush: Working Men". PopMatters. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Jones, Tim. "Rush - Working Men". Record Collector. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Rush: Album Guide". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 24 February 2013.