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The Trees Lyrics

Rush - Hemispheres
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Album

Hemispheres

(1978)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresProgressive Rock, Hard Rock
LabelsAnthem Records, Mercury Records
Album rating :  95.4 / 100
Votes :  14
3. The Trees (4:46)
Track rating :  95 / 100       Votes :  4       [ ]
There is unrest in the forest
There is trouble with the trees
For the maples want more sunlight
And the oaks ignore their pleas

The trouble with the maples
And they're quite convinced they're right
They say the oaks are just too lofty
And they grab up all the light

But the oaks can't help their feelings
If they like the way they're made
And they wonder why the maples
Can't be happy in their shade

There is trouble in the forest

And the creatures all have fled
As the maples scream, "Oppression!"
And the oaks just shake their heads

So the maples formed a union
And demanded equal rights
The oaks are just too greedy
We will make them give us light

Now there's no more oak oppression
For they passed a noble law
And the trees are all kept equal
By hatchet, ax and saw
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Rush - Hemispheres
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Rush - Hemispheres
Hemispheres - Album Credits
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  • Terry Brown : Producer
  • Rush : Producer
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