Words by Neil Peart, Music by Alex Lifeson
... "Behind my beloved waterfall, in the little room that was
Hidden beneath the cave, I found it. I brushed away the
Dust of the years, and picked it up, holding it reverently in
My hands. I had no idea what it might be, but it was
... "I learned to lay my fingers across the wires, and to turn
The keys to make them sound differently. As I struck the
Wires with my other hand, I produced my first harmonious
Sounds, and soon my own music! How different it could
Be from the music of the Temples! I can't wait to tell the
Priests about it! ... "
What can this strange device be?
When I touch it, it gives forth a sound
It's got wires that vibrate and give music
What can this thing be that I found?
See how it sings like a sad heart
And joyously screams out its pain
Sounds that build high like a mountain
Or notes that fall gently like rain
I can't wait to share this new wonder
The people will all see its light
Let them all make their own music
The Priests praise my name on this night