History TearJerker / Rush

12th Jul '16 1:49:53 PM AndrewMusicNerd
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* "The Garden". Come on, if Rush's LAST EVER song doesn't at least make your eyes water, you ain't human.

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* "The Garden". Come on, if Rush's LAST EVER that song doesn't at least make your eyes water, water then you ain't human. human, my friend.
12th Jul '16 1:49:01 PM AndrewMusicNerd
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* "The Garden". Come on, if Rush's LAST EVER song doesn't at least make your eyes water, you ain't human.
9th Mar '14 12:19:13 AM Miso
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* "2112". Imagine your life is controlled entirely by religion. What you do, where you go, who you marry… you get the point. So you find an artifact, a guitar, and teach yourself how to play it. You really like it, not entirely for the sound, but for the expression. But that only makes you question society even more. So eventually [[DrivenToSuicide you commit suicide]].

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* "2112". Imagine your life is controlled entirely by religion. What you do, where you go, who you marry… you get the point. So you find an artifact, a guitar, and teach yourself how to play it. You really like it, not entirely for the sound, but for the expression. But You bring it before the leaders of your theocracy, and tell them that only makes you question society even more. could do great things. They blow you off. You keep pushing them, so they grind your beloved guitar to splinters beneath their feet. You have a dream that night about the people that populated your world before, the Elder Race, who are still searching for their home that was so viciously taken from them. When you wake, you cannot bear to live in your world anymore, not after seeing the wonders made by your ancestors. So eventually [[DrivenToSuicide you commit suicide]].
1st Mar '14 7:54:35 PM Spyspotter
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* "2112". Imagine your life is controlled entirely by religion. What you do, where you go, who you marry… you get the point. So you find an artifact, a guitar, and teach yourself how to play it. You really like it, not entirely for the sound, but for the expression. But that only makes you question society even more. So eventually [[DrivenToSuicide you commit suicide]].
29th Dec '13 11:35:26 AM Miso
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** "Afterimage" was written as a tribute to Robbie Whalen, a longtime friend and employee of the band. At the end of the music video, look at Neil. ''He looks like he's close to tears.''
23rd Aug '13 12:44:18 AM CassandraLeo
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* "Red Sector A", in a sense. Despite being undiluted NightmareFuel, it's pretty sad if you know where the inspiration came from.

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* "Red Sector A", in a sense. Despite being undiluted NightmareFuel, it's pretty sad if you know where the inspiration came from. from.
** [[http://rushvault.com/2012/02/04/red-sector-a-riffing-on-the-dignity-of-survival/ This interview]] explaining the lines "Are we the last ones left alive/Are we the only human beings to survive" just makes it more heartbreaking, since it basically summarises the actual reactions of Holocaust survivors, victims of governments' brutality against indigenous people, and so on. A sort of Fridge TearJerker, if you will.
15th Aug '13 4:14:59 PM Miso
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-->Blind man in the market
-->Buying what is sold
-->Believe in What we're told

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-->Blind man men in the market
-->Buying what is we're sold
-->Believe in What what we're told



-->Until our loving watchmaker loves us all to death

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-->Until -->While our loving watchmaker Watchmaker loves us all to death
24th May '13 8:52:15 AM Pneumatrap
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** BU2B sounds like your typical "god does not exist" song, but if you consider Neil Peart's tragedies he suffered, it becomes sob-worthy, not just lyrically but its heavy instrumentation too- both make a sad and heartbreaking song:

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** BU2B [=BU2B=] sounds like your typical "god does not exist" song, but if you consider Neil Peart's tragedies he suffered, it becomes sob-worthy, not just lyrically but its heavy instrumentation too- both make a sad and heartbreaking song:
7th Apr '13 11:59:32 PM Miso
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* "Vapor Trails".

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* "Vapor Trails".Trail".


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* Really, the entirety of ''Vapor Trails'' alternates between tearjerkingly, awesomely optimistic (the line "Nothing can stop you now" in "Ghost Rider") and heartbreakingly sad. The refrain of "The Stars Look Down," an agnostic RageAgainstTheHeavens about Neil Peart's grief following his late-90s TraumaCongaLine, immediately comes to mind, especially considering the mournful high notes Geddy hits in "What is the meaning of this?" and "Was it something I said?":
-->What is the meaning of this?
-->And the stars look down
-->What are you trying to do?
-->And the stars look down
--> Was it something I said?
-->And the stars look down
-->Something you'd like me to do?
-->And the stars look down
31st Mar '13 1:11:43 AM PropaneNightmare
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Believe in what we're told
Blind man in the market
Buying what is sold
Believe in What we're told
Until our final breath
Until our loving watchmaker loves us all to death

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Believe -->Believe in what we're told
Blind -->Blind man in the market
Buying -->Buying what is sold
Believe -->Believe in What we're told
Until -->Until our final breath
Until -->Until our loving watchmaker loves us all to death
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