Live albums are very important for Rush, and they became sort of a closing chapter for us.
That is what intrigues me; songwriting and song structure and expression.
Music is all about wanting to be better at it.
If you have some magical chemistry that actually find the music you make compelling, that is a big bonus.
For me, there is a lot of room for improvement and there are a lot of things I would like to be better at.
I prefer to think of myself as a musician who is still learning and trying to do something every time out.
There was a time when fast playing and fretboard pyrotechnics on the bass were important to me and when I am recording a bass track, that is still very important to me.
I like to practice on the bass, but I don't do it as often as I should.
I guess, we were people who just dedicated to trying to get better.
I have a lot of hobbies and I can be very remiss in reminding myself to go down to the basement to work.
I have always felt I was more accurately a Hard Rock musician.
Rock and Roll does have its limits as far as the aging process. You want to go out there and play while you're at your peak, right? I think that's encouraging us to keep going out on the road - to maximize the playing at the moment.
It's hard for me to just practice without writing something.
I love to write. It's my first love.
With me, satisfaction is always very fleeting with our work. I always get a little restless with it.
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