Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rush Songs

See what song managed to top '2112,' 'The Spirit of Radio' and 'Subdivisions'

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3. "Limelight"

Neil Peart is largely an introvert, and when Rush began getting incredibly famous in the early 1980s, he poured his discomfort into the song "Limelight." "Living in a fish eye lens," he wrote. "Caught in the camera eye/I have no heart to lie/I can't pretend a stranger/Is a long-awaited friend." The song did little to solve his problem – it became one of the band's biggest hits, making his "gilded cage" even harder to live in. 


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