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Rush — The Spirit Of Radio
Album: Permanent Waves
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Released: 1980
Length: 4:54
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Begin the day
With a friendly voice
A companion, unobtrusive
Plays the song that’s so elusive
And the magic music makes your morning mood

Off on your way
Hit the open road
There is magic at your fingers
For the Spirit ever lingers
Undemanding contact
In your happy solitude.

Invisible airwaves
Crackle with life
Bright antennae bristle
With the energy
Emotional feedback
On a timeless wavelength
Bearing a gift beyond price –
Almost free…

All this machinery
Making modern music
Can still be open-hearted
Not so coldly charted
It’s really just a question
Of your honesty

One likes to believe
In the freedom of music
But glittering prizes
And endless compromises
Shatter the illusion
Of integrity

“For the words of the profits,
Are written on the studio wall,
Concert hall –
Echoes with the sounds…
Of salesmen.”
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Woooh ! I never hear Rush, why are they so commercially unacceptable ? Yay, do it some more.
Seen RUSH live alot....Holy Crap!!!   POWER TRIO!
This is way up there as the best Progressive rock ever!!! RIP Neil🙏
This is the best song of all time. Done and done.
This song will never stop growing on me.
Rip Neal
This song always makes me think of Freaks & Geeks
This is way overplayed here...
Can I rate this 11?