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Closer To The Heart

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“Closer to the Heart” is a single by Rush, released in 1977, from the album A Farewell to Kings. It was the first Rush song to have an external co-writer, namely Peter Talbot, a friend of drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. It was issued as a single for Christmas 1977, and after two near misses with “Fly By Night” and “Bastille Day” in 1975, it finally gave Rush their first hit single in the United Kingdom, reaching No. 36 in the UK Singles Chart in February 1978. “Closer To The Heart” was one of five Rush songs inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame on March 28, 2010. It is one of Rush’s most popular recordings, receiving a fair amount of radio airplay still to this day. The song has also been part of the set list on nearly every tour since 1977. The band... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Closer to the Heart ... Yeah, it's closer to the Heart

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