Nocturne
by Rush

Album: Vapor Trails (2002)
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  • Did I have a dream?
    Or did the dream have me?
    Did I have a dream?
    Or did the dream have me?

    Set off on a night-sea journey
    Without memory or desire
    Drifting through lost latitudes
    With no compass and no chart

    Flying through hallucination
    Distant voices, signal fires
    Lighting up my unconscious
    And the secret places of the heart

    Dream temporary madness
    Dream a voice in the wilderness
    Dream unconscious revelations
    The morning says, the answer is yes

    Did I have a dream?
    Or did the dream have me?
    Did I have a dream?
    Or did the dream have me?

    Floating through a darkened mirror
    Deep reflections in disguise
    Soaring through lost altitudes
    Without wonder, without fear

    Symbols on a field of visions
    Behind the curtain of sleeping eyes
    On the instant of waking
    Another world of dreams appears

    Dream temporary madness
    Dream a walk in the wilderness
    Dream unconscious recreation
    The morning says the answer is yes

    Dream temporary madness
    Dream a voice in the wilderness
    Dream unconscious revelations
    The morning says, the answer is yes
    The morning says, the answer is yes Writer/s: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee Weinrib, Neil Peart
    Publisher: OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
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Comments: 2

  • Byron from Paragould, Ar, ArThe morning says, the answer is yes...
  • John from Asheville, NcOne of my favorites from Vapor Trails. I just love the atmospheric (and big!) chorus...which compliments nicely the more wistful and delicate verse. The riff and tempo segue from verse to chorus is bad-ass!
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