New interview with Rush album artist Hugh Syme

Last month Rush released a 272 page coffee table book titled Art of Rush, which celebrates the 40 year relationship of Rush and their longtime artist and illustrator Hugh Syme. Syme recently sat down with The Daily Tribune to talk about the book and his relationship with Rush:

… “From the very beginning I could sense that this band tried to make every album they do musically different, and felt the same way about the artwork,” … “I didn’t want a logo to overpower everything, as it does in the case of Megadeth or Yes and so many other bands who’ve got a logo that needs to be front and center. I was just kind of lucky to find a band that was also willing to deviate from the norm every time and that allowed me the luxury and a lot of latitude to respond to each title as a unique event and not get stuck into one sort of style. We weren’t stuck in any kind of template.” …

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