Rush Go Track By Track For Moving Pictures
"We knew they were good songs," Lifeson told MusicRadar.com, who asked the Gibson signature guitarist to reflect on the record track-by-track (highlights below). "Did we think that they'd ever be considered 'standards'? Not at all. All we tried to do was please ourselves."
"Tom Sawyer": "We don't like to think about the album sequence until we're done recording everything, but I think 'Tom' was always going to be the opener. Just the way it starts – it had to open the record."
"Red Barchetta": "I remember that we really loved this song, and so the writing of it was very quick. It was born from a jam, which is how a lot of the stuff on Moving Pictures came about. We'd go into the studio in the morning, jam on an idea, and then huddle around a little cassette player to see if we had something." The rest of the songs
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