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A Farewell to Kings (5:49)

A Farewell to Kings is the title track from Canadian progressive rock trio Rush's 1977 album A Farewell to Kings. The song, while not one of Rush's better known songs, has been included on the double-disc Rush compilation album Chronicles.

The song begins with a serene, medieval-sounding ditty played by Lifeson on classical guitar, before opening into a full-out rocker. Most notably, is the song's distinct mid-section,…

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  • Epic bass at 3:13
  • damn that intro
  • Such a stellar song, I could listen to this all day. At risk of sounding cliche, Neil's drumming on this song is incredible.
  • I actually think this is RUsh's best
  • "Farewell" is the only song I want played at my funeral. I deserve it :)
  • Amazing band.
  • Fuckin'Eh!
  • The best 3 piece band that ever was and will ever be ! PERIOD !!!!

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