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Alex Lifeson Quotes & Quotations
Alex Lifeson
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    And on top of that, when we work together we have a wonderful working relationship we push each other we challenge each other we laugh 80% of the time that we are together we're very fortunate. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    Both Neil and I had done solo projects where we were the boss and I just thought that if he was willing to get into it, it would really be a good experience for him. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    Certainly after the tragedy in Neil's life, we were holding out hope for his recovery. It wasn't too promising at the time and obviously you get to the point of thinking that that is it. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    I mean, you go to the internet and you can see all these conversations and arguments that our fans have about our music and that's wonderful to know, that people would take the time to be that involved. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    I think that's given inspiration to other musicians. I know, particularly through the 90s, a lot of bands would cite Rush as an influence. I don't think it was so much our music, but more the way we really stuck to our guns. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    I think we're quite unique in that we do have our own sound and approach and we don't really care what's going on elsewhere... we've never wanted to be part of another trend or movement. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    I'd say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    If there was any one achievement, it would be that we've have done it on our own terms. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    Not particularly... the reason is because we made a promise to ourselves years ago that whatever we did in the studio we would try to recapture live. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    Rush has never been a spontaneous group. We may be spontaneous in our writing, we may be spontaneous as individuals in our day to day lives... certainly I think am and always have been, but I think when it comes to Rush and our presentation of our music it's quite controlled. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    The shock of any trauma, I think changes your life. It's more acute in the beginning and after a little time you settle back to what you were. However it leaves an indelible mark on your psyche. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    Well, I stand by that comment, I think a couple of years ago, I think we all felt the same way, we weren't sure wanted to release another live record. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    When I look out at the audience at some of our shows, I think we are reaching a younger audience... I see lots of people in their 30s and 40s, but I also see a lot of people in their young and middle teens, and that's definitely reassuring. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    When we signed our deal in 1974, we'd already been together for six years. When they lowered the drinking age in Ontario in 1971 to 18 years, we went from playing two or three high schools in a month to playing clubs two or three times a week. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson
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    You know, we have a long history of covering different periods of this band's development with a live record... a sort of live thing that would be done for three or four records, and that was the intention with this particular package. Alex-LifesonAlex Lifeson