Rush release A Farewell to Kings

A Farewell to Kings is the fifth studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1977.

The album was recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales and mixed at Advision Studios in London.

A Farewell to Kings would become Rush's first US Gold-selling album, receiving the certification within two months of its release and was eventually certified Platinum.

Geddy Lee played his bass lines on acoustic bass while writing them and also came up with guitar lines. The birds heard on "A Farewell to Kings" and "Xanadu" were recorded outside near Rockfield Studios.