I admire many things about Rush. Humility and a sense of humor are just a few. Perhaps above all, though, I’m amazed at how each member strives to better himself as a musician even as each approaches 60 years old.
Say what you will about these guys (they have more than a few detractors), but how can you not respect individuals with this sense of purpose?
Many writers, artists, actors, and other creative types find a formula that works and basically stick with it. That’s fine, but that’s not how you grow.
Check out this video of the band members talking interspersed with a new band trying to develop its own sound.