International Fan Club Christmas CD
Lineup: Portnoy, Petrucci, Myung, Sherinian, LaBrie
Tracklist: Click links for 30 second samples
Availability: This album was given out as a gift to members of the fan club back in 1996, there were only 1600 created. You may be able to download the tracks from this CD online using a file sharing program. (this is legal, as the CDs were never offered for sale, but were in fact a gift) You can also occasionally find it on eBay for large amounts of money.
- Opening Message 4:22
- Red Hill Mining Town 5:50
- Tears 3:52
- Damage, Inc. 5:04
- Oh Holy Night 4:17
- Closing Message 3:54
Purchase: This album is out of print and is not available.
- This is the very 1st fan club CD.
- 1600 copies exist.
- The three cover songs: Tears by Rush, Damage Inc. by Metallica and Red Hill Mining Town by U2 were selections from the Uncovered show that didn't make it to A Change of Seasons.
- Oh Holy Night was taken from a sound check.
- This is the only fan club CD to have messages from the band.
- The cover art was deliberately created to look like a bootleg.
- Barney Greenway of the death metal band Napalm Death sings lead vocals on Damage, Inc.
- Rush has never performed the song Tears live, but Dream Theater has.