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The Trees

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  • 1978
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“The Trees” is a song by progressive rock band Rush from their 1978 album Hemispheres. The song is also featured on many of Rush’s compilation albums and has been a perennial fan favorite of the band’s live shows. On the live album Exit...Stage Left, the short instrumental “Broon’s Bane” is performed as a short classical guitar introduction to the song. Neil Peart has remarked that the inspiration for penning the song simply came from a humorous comic strip he read which depicted trees arguing like people. Read on...

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