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"Xanadu" is a song recorded by the Canadian progressive rock trio Rush for their 1977 album A Farewell to Kings. It is approximately eleven minutes long, beginning with a five-minute-long instrumental section, then transitioning to a narrative written by lyricist Neil Peart, inspired by the Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem Kubla Khan.

Lyrics In Peart's lyrics, the narrator describes searching for something called "Xanadu" (although it is not explicitly stated what this is, references to the poem "Kubla Khan" imply that… read more

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\"To seek the sacred river Alph
To walk the caves of ice
To break my fast on honey dew
And drink the milk of Paradise...\"

Rush - Xanadu Lyrics

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  • A song so nice. I listened to it twice (In a row)!!
  • Simply wonderful. Timeless classic of prog.
  • gr8 track
  • The best song of all time , or one of them.. MY fvorite Rush song ever!
  • Washing???
  • Ground breaking rock & roll moment Toronto 1982, Xanadu performed live ... all lights off and suddenly ... light beams washing a power trio!
  • WELL I HAVE DINED ON HONEYDEW
  • C'mon, admit it; you all air drum along to this!
  • what a song [2] truly mesmerizing
  • I THINK YOU MEAN WHAT A FUCKING SONG THIS IS!

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