Headlong Flight

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"Headlong Flight"
Rush Headlong Flight.jpg
Single by Rush
from the album Clockwork Angels
Released April 19, 2012
Format Digital, CD
Length 7:20
5:08 (radio edit)
Label Anthem Records (Canada), Atlantic Records
Writer(s) Lee/Lifeson, lyrics by Peart
Producer(s) Nick Raskulinecz and Rush
Rush singles chronology
"Headlong Flight"
"The Wreckers"

Headlong Flight is the second single from Canadian rock band Rush's 20th studio album, Clockwork Angels. It was released to radio stations and for online preview on April 19, 2012, and became available digitally and on disk April 24, 2012.[1] A lyrics video was also made available on YouTube. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Geddy Lee commented on the song:[2]

Track listing[edit]

Music by Lee/Lifeson, lyrics by Peart

No. Title Length
1. "Headlong Flight" (Radio Edit) 5:08
2. "Headlong Flight" (Album Version) 7:20

Chart performances[edit]

Chart Position
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks
Billboard Canadian Hot 100[3]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Headlong Flight release". Retrieved 17 Jun 2012. 
  2. ^ "Headlong Flight on Rolling Stone". Retrieved 17 Jun 2012. 
  3. ^ "Headlong Flight Canadian chart". Retrieved 17 Jun 2012.