Hope
by Rush

Album: Snakes & Arrows (2007)
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Songfacts®:

  • In his essay The Game of Snakes and Arrows, which is available on the Rush website, Neil Peart explains that the title of this instrumental was taken from the line "I still cling to hope" from the song "Faithless," which is also on the album. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Matthew Daubert - Mequon, WI

Comments: 3

  • Christopher from Coweta, OkLerxst is, I believe, one of Alex's many nicknames.
  • Josh from Athens, OhWasn't this song composed by Alex Lifeson's son? I think in the liner notes of Snakes & Arrows it says "written by Lerxst Lifeson, all by himself" or something to that effect.
  • Clay from Gonzales, TxThis song was nominated as a grammy.
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