Through the Camera Eye

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ReleasedJuly 17, 1985 (Betamax, VHS, Laserdisc)
Genre Progressive rock
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Through the Camera Eye is a videocassette/laserdisc release by the Canadian band Rush. It was released in 1985 by PolyGram Records. [2] It contains promotional videos issued for the band's albums Moving Pictures (1981), Signals (1982) and Grace Under Pressure (1984). Absent from the collection were the videos for "Limelight" and the album version of "Tom Sawyer", both filmed at Le Studio (the same locale as the "Vital Signs" video). The live version of "Tom Sawyer" comes from the concert video Exit... Stage Left (1982). No DVD re-issue was released.


The concept of "The Camera Eye" is a literary device used by the author John Dos Passos in his trilogy USA.

Track listing

  1. "Distant Early Warning" - 5:31
  2. "Vital Signs" - 4:42
  3. "The Body Electric" - 5:08
  4. "Afterimage" - 5:11
  5. "Subdivisions" - 5:37
  6. "Tom Sawyer (Live)" - 4:43
  7. "The Enemy Within" - 4:22
  8. "Countdown" - 5:56
  9. Credits - 1:24


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  1. Through the Camera Eye at AllMusic
  2. Billboard May 25, 1985, page 27