Rush "Closer to the Heart" Live in 2011 (Original Release 1977)

Rush "Closer to the Heart" Live Cleveland 2011.

"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.

"Closer to the Heart" was issued as a single on Christmas Day in 1977.

"Closer to the Heart" is one of the band's most popular recordings, receiving a fair amount of radio airplay still to this day.

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