Xanadu is a song by the Canadian progressive rock band Rush from their 5th studio album: A Farewell to Kings. Written by the drummer of the band, Neil Peart, the song is approximately eleven minutes long and is a narrative inspired by the Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem titled Kubla Khan. The song is masterfully performed by Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart, master musicians in each of their respective crafts. Defined by Dictionary.com, Xanadu is “an idealized place of great or idyllic magnificence and beauty.”