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Test for Echo (song)

"Test for Echo"
Test For Echo
Released 1996
Format Promo CD Single
Recorded 1996
Genre Hard rock, Progressive rock
Length 5:56
Label Anthem Records (Canada), Anthem/Atlantic
Producer Peter Collins, Rush
Rush singles chronology

"Double Agent"
"Test for Echo"
"Half the World"

"Test for Echo" is the title track and first single from Canadian rock band Rush's 16th studio album released in 1996. The song's lyrics were written by Neil Peart and Pye Dubois with music written by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The song also peaked at #6 on the Canadian Singles Chart, which is the band's highest position on that chart since New World Man peaked at #1 in 1982. It was the band's fourth consecutive album to yield a chart-topper on this chart, along with "Stick it Out" from Counterparts, "Show Don't Tell" from Presto and "Dreamline" from Roll the Bones.

Track listing

  1. "Test for Echo" - 5:55
  2. "Test for Echo" (Edit) - 5:01


Chart (1996) Peak
Canadian RPM Singles Chart[1] 6
Canadian RPM Alternative 30[2] 11
US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[3] 1
Preceded by
"Burden in My Hand" by Soundgarden
Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks number-one single
October 5, 1996 – October 19, 1996
Succeeded by
"Me Wise Magic" by Van Halen

See also

  • List of Rush songs
  • List of number-one mainstream rock hits (United States)


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