Xanadu

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Post by bigdude » Sat Jan 08, 2005 9:24 am

ok..im kind of a new rush fan, i only started listening to these guys since this summer, and i must say THEY RULE!!

my question is.. what the heck is XANADU??! [love the song, but dont know what it really means!..]
try to hold some faith in the goodness of humanity..

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Post by Devil's Advocate » Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:00 am

It's based on Coleridge's poem Kubla Khan.

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Post by bigdude » Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:04 am

so..its some sort of a location? : :?
try to hold some faith in the goodness of humanity..

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Post by by-tor » Sat Jan 08, 2005 7:41 pm

bigdude wrote:so..its some sort of a location? : :?
Or a state of mind...depending on your philosophy I guess.
Don't tell me about rock and roll I'm out there in the clubs and on the streets and I'm living it! I am rock and roll!

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Post by Xanadu » Sun Jan 09, 2005 9:57 am

I am Xanadu.
We're all mad here!

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Post by wcp » Tue Jan 11, 2005 9:49 pm

no your my wife and thats how it shall always be!
"John Rutsey, who was a viking then, Geddy, who wasn't a viking and myself formed the band as it isn't today to patrol war-torn areas of the Middle-East and to incurr as many debts as possible. This we did with a passion."
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Post by funky cm » Fri Jan 14, 2005 12:14 pm

A movie was made a few years later based on the poem/song.

I suggest you check it out!

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ok no.

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Post by 3 travelers » Fri Jan 14, 2005 12:31 pm

funky cm wrote:A movie was made a few years later based on the poem/song.

I suggest you check it out!

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ok no.
That's the flick w/ everyone on goddamn roller skates isn't it?
LEMME SHOW YA SUMTHIN....!!!!

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Post by H3WMW » Fri Jan 14, 2005 2:47 pm

funky cm wrote:A movie was made a few years later based on the poem/song.

I suggest you check it out!

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ok no.
Oh dear.

ONJ didn't do a very good cover of the original Rush classic did she?

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Post by 3 travelers » Fri Jan 14, 2005 2:48 pm

Not at all.....
LEMME SHOW YA SUMTHIN....!!!!

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Post by PerfektWorkingMandrakeoft » Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:58 pm

I saw you riding the footwheels at Armstrong Park ... the ghost of the municipal ...

skating away on the thin ice of hot life...

mixing metaphors...

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Post by awip2062 » Sun Feb 05, 2006 4:40 pm

That was poetic, PWM. :)
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Post by Soup4Rush » Mon Feb 06, 2006 8:30 am

He is very deep, Welcome PerfektWorkingMandrakeoft, you should tell us about yourself in terms I can understand. Soups is just poor white trash from the suburbs and I really do not understand most of what you said. It sounds pretty deep though. In all seriousness welcome to the board and I hope you find a home here with the rest of these nuts. :-D

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Post by PerfektWorkingMandrakeoft » Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:40 am

Thanks for the deep compliment, Soup4Rush. I guess maybe I am deep because love and life are?

Anyway, the message that I was trying to convey was...

For the Moving Pictures tour, I saw Rush at the Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans. Early in the afternoon before the show, a member of the band was seen rollerskating in (Louis) Armstrong Park outside of the auditorium.

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Post by awip2062 » Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:41 am

Was it Ged or Al?

We have a statue of Louis in our local CD store here. The kids like seeing him.
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