"Jacob's Ladder" is the third track on Rush' seventh album, Permanent Waves.
"Jacob's Ladder" is a song style reminiscent of their earlier art rock period. Exploring odd time signatures, such as 11/4 and 13/8, the song possesses a dark, ominous feel. The song's lyrics are based on a simple concept; a vision of sunlight breaking through storm clouds. The title is a reference to the natural phenomenon of the sun breaking through the clouds in visible rays, which… read more