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By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I love to write. It's my first love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Geddy Lee

With me, satisfaction is always very fleeting with our work. I always get a little restless with it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I'm always scouring the universe for great old instruments from the '50s and early '60s. That's really, for me, the golden age of basses, when they had just been invented within 10 years of that period and they had just started to come into their own, especially the old Fender jazz basses and old Rickenbackers and Gibsons. I'm always on the lookout. It's fun.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Geddy Lee

Then, once I have lyrics, being able to shape them around a song is nothing new for me, I've been doing that for 25 years. The soul searching part of it, the spontaneous part of it, that was, and remains, a really terrific process.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Geddy Lee

The sudden passing of Jack Bruce is terribly sad news. One of the greatest rock bassists to ever live and a true and profound inspiration to countless musicians. He was one of my first bass heroes and was a major influence on my playing and my music. My heartfelt condolences to his family and fans.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

I worry about my voice 24/7 when I'm on tour. It's like a pitcher and his arm. It's constantly the thing that my whole life revolves around.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

First of all, when you live in a country like Canada, it's quite different from America in the sense that it's very tied to traditions that were born in Britain.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

My studio is designed for atmosphere. I have a really cozy, comfortable room that has a great, huge glass door that views my backyard.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I prefer to think of myself as a musician who is still learning and trying to do something every time out.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

Invisible airwaves crackle with life Bright antennae bristle with the energy Emotional feedback on a timeless wavelength Bearing a gift beyond price, almost free

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

So, I don't know what is going to happen when the CD comes out, how well it will sell, etc. But, from a personal point of view, it was a very worthwhile endeavor.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I have such an extreme attitude about work, where I can just completely be derelict of my responsibilities and then when I am not derelict, I am completely indulged in it. I swing pretty wildly from the two extremes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

Back in the day, fans wrote letters to groups - you'd get them, although it could take a while. Now, artists can go online and there's discussions about what you should and shouldn't be doing. The minute you announce that you're recording an album, thousands of people are telling you what that album should be.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I feel safe and comfortable to do that once I know that the song structure around the bass part is very interesting and it satisfies me in a compositional sense.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

Some writing and production projects will be a great way to spend my elderly rock years.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Geddy Lee

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

So, I really don't consider myself a fabulous keyboard player.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

For me, there is a lot of room for improvement and there are a lot of things I would like to be better at.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

That is what intrigues me; songwriting and song structure and expression.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I guess, we were people who just dedicated to trying to get better.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Geddy Lee

To Toronto City Council: The Sam The Record Man store and sign were important fixtures in Toronto's musical landscape as well as its Civic history. Sadly, all that remains now are our memories of the store and this magnificant neon sign. Ryerson and they City of Toronto should absolutely preserve what myself and many of its citizens consider to be an important symbol of our past and of that store's contributions to our culture.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

Sometimes it's nice to have a song that can be taken more then one way, so it can be interpreted differently.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

But, I would be naive not to recognize the number of musicians who tell me they have been influenced by me and sight me - as well as Alex and Neil - as a musician who has been a positive influence on their playing.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

It's a battle between record company, between producer and between mastering engineer. Because the louder you make your record in a digital process, the more dynamics are squished out of it. Nobody knows exactly what happens, but the dynamics in the performance disappear, and everything is at the same volume.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I liked the fact that I was forced to get inside of my emotions and to really try to figure out a lot of what I was going through.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I can't remember the first song I learned to play on bass, but the first song I learned to play on guitar was 'For Your Love' by the Yardbirds. That kind of was the beginning for me. I thought it was a great song and I loved the open chord progression at the beginning of that song.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I do love using keyboards and I love writing keyboard parts, but I am not a player in the true sense of the word.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

I was thrilled to support the Teenage Cancer Trust while celebrating the music of The Who - a band that changed my life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I am moved more by melodies, song structure, and evocative textures.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I like to be able to come and go as I please, and I don't really like having my face and name plastered around. I think it's a bit weird to have your name plastered on every page in a magazine, where in each case you're using a different piece of equipment.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

My emotions are very simple and always have been about the Hall of Fame. It's something that I had absolutely nothing to do with and had no control over, so I never thought much about it, to be frank.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

And the meek shall inherit the earth.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

I would like to think that Ben and myself have begun a partnership that will take us into different areas of music that we can continue to write, enjoy and keep me involved with music other then what I do with RUSH.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I feel a little uncomfortable about endorsements.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Geddy Lee

I was taking piano lessons with a very good piano instructor in Toronto, and I'm afraid due to my schedule and discipline, it kind of fell apart. One thing lead to another and I was unable to practice as much as I wanted to.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Geddy Lee

I like to practice on the bass, but I don't do it as often as I should.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Geddy Lee

With the help of modern technology, I can compose intricate keyboard parts and then I have to go back and learn them in order to perform them properly.