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Alex Lifeson talks 2112 in new Rolling Stone interview

Tue, Mar 29, 2016@10:50AM | comments

Alex Lifeson recently sat down with Rolling Stone magazine to talk about Rush's 2112 album which celebrates its 40th anniversary this spring (it was released sometime in late March/early April of 1976). Here's Alex talking about the album's legacy:

I think it's one of the most important pieces of work that we've done. I think the influence that it had on a lot of listeners, just judging from the comments I read in the mail and even comments from other bands that have been influenced by us, that's really a signature record for all of them. And that's a wonderful thing. If you're going to leave something as your legacy, having something that is so influential on other people that it has improved their lives or just made them more understanding of something, I think that is the ultimate.

You can read the entire article online here.