A Timeless Wavelength: An Interview With Alex Lifeson of Rush
SPIN Magazine has just posted a new interview with Alex Lifeson. Titled A Timeless Wavelength: An Interview With Alex Lifeson of Rush, the interview touches upon numerous topics including Rush's current R40 Tour, the longevity of the band, and Alex's personal feelings on what's truly important in life.
From the article:What’s been the primary takeaway for you from the whole Rush story? What’s taken you from being that kid in the garage back in Willowdale to what may very well be the closing chapter for Rush?Click HERE to read the entire interview.
I think perseverance is the key thing. I’ve come to learn that if you wanna be good at anything, you have to put in your 10,000 hours and stick with it and never give up. As difficult as it seems some times, don’t give up if it’s truly something you want to do. I spent the afternoon with one of my friends today, and he was talking about his kids, and he was talking about how they’re growing up and the conversations that he’d had with them, and how he instilled in them that whole sense of it doesn’t matter how much you make or how successful you are at something. The true measure of success is being happy, and if you’re happy being a gardener, then do it. If you’re happy being a bank executive, do it. If you’re happy being a musician, do it. But make sure you do it. I’m glad to hear people are still thinking that way.