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Something for Nothing (3:59)

"Something For Nothing" is the sixth and final song on Rush's album, 2112.

Neil Peart states: "All those paeans to American restlessness and the American road carried a tinge of wistfulness, an acknowledgment of the hardships of the vagrant life, the notion that wanderlust could be involuntary, exile as much as freedom, and indeed, the understanding that freedom wasn't free. In the mid-'70s, the band was driving to a show in downtown Los Angeles, at the Shrine Auditorium, and I… read more

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Rush - Something for Nothing Lyrics


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  • love the lyrics
  • had this one stuck in my head all day
  • 2112
  • *cries because this song is about lots of her weakness*
  • Signature Song. Here they show you a glimmer of their dream.
  • "2112, The king of concept albums!" lol it isn't even a concept album. None of the songs are connected to each other.
  • Seen them live a number of times and they NEVER play this one. :-(
  • Hell ya RUSH baby
  • Seen them live a number a times and they always play this one.
  • I saw Rush Nov. 1, 2012 in Atlanta, Ga. "The Clockwork Angels" tour. It was the best concert I have ever been to! Great Seats, although they were not used. G. Lee, N. Peart and A. Lifeson are awesome!

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