|Single by Rush|
|Released||February 28, 1981|
|Recorded||October to November 1980|
|Producer||Rush and Terry Brown|
"Limelight" is a single written by Rush that was recorded in 1980 and released in 1981 under the label of Mercury Records. It is the fourth song on the album Moving Pictures. Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson created the music, and Neil Peart wrote the lyrics about his struggles to adapt to famedom. Limelight was the first single released off of Moving Pictures and peaked at #55 on the US Hot 100 and #4 on the US Mainstream Rock charts.
Alex Lifeson has said that the solo in Limelight is his favorite to play.