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"Anthem" is the first song from Rush's second album Fly by Night.

Anthem's lyrics are heavily influenced by novelist and objectivist Ayn Rand, whose ideas heavily influenced Rush lyricist Neil Peart at the time. The song's title is the same as Rand's novella Anthem.

Although the original lyrics for "Anthem" include the line "carry your head", they are sung as "hold your head", as well as other minor changes such as a change from "anthem of the heart and mind"… read more

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Know your place in life is where you want to be
Don't let them tell you that you owe it all to me
Keep on looking forward, no use in looking…

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