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22 July 2009 @ 01:33 pm
Meme: My Life According to Rush  
The song title meme!

Answer the questions with song titles from a favorite group.

Repost as "My Life According to Whoeverthosedudeswereanyway."

Are you a male or female:

"New World Man"

Describe yourself:

"Nobody's Hero"

How do you feel:

"Beneath, Between & Behind"

Describe where you currently live:


If you could go anywhere, where would you go:

"Alien Shore"

Your favorite form of transportation:

"Red Barchetta"

Your best friend is:

"Entre Nous"

You and your best friends are:

"La Villa Strangiato"

What's the weather like:

"Ceiling Unlimited"

If your life was a TV show, what would it be called:

"Between Sun & Moon"

What is life to you:


Your last or current relationship:

"Closer to the Heart"

Your fear:

"Witch Hunt"

What is the best advice you have to give:

"Show Don't Tell"

Thought for the Day:

"Leave That Thing Alone"

How I would like to die:

"Face Up"

My soul's present condition:

"Finding My Way"

My motto:


...though "Malignant Narcissism" might be more honest for that second-to-last one.

Ganked from paka.
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Rikoshi Kisaragi: J.H.rikoshi on July 22nd, 2009 10:06 pm (UTC)
If you could go anywhere, where would you go:

"Alien Shore"

We would also have accepted "Cygnus X-1."
Your Obedient Serpent: Eye of the Sky Godathelind on July 23rd, 2009 12:19 am (UTC)
It was in the running, but, um... when you're JUST working with the title, it kind of puts the "FINAL" in "Final Destination".

Edited at 2009-07-23 12:21 am (UTC)
Wywy on July 23rd, 2009 05:52 am (UTC)
Heh, I agree with the sentiment of this post.
Christopher Bradleycpxbrex on July 23rd, 2009 07:15 am (UTC)
How long did it take you to do this? I'm just curious. :)
Your Obedient Serpent: doomsday clockathelind on July 23rd, 2009 02:29 pm (UTC)
Hm. I was multi-tasking at the time, so I wasn't strictly paying attention. 45-90 minutes?
ArchTeryxarchteryx on July 23rd, 2009 02:17 pm (UTC)
Not sure about most of this meme, but my personal theme song has always been "Emotion Detector". One of their least-known songs, and one of their best from the prog-rock era, IMHO. :)
Your Obedient Serpent: tell it like it ISathelind on July 23rd, 2009 02:28 pm (UTC)
Rush's whole CAREER has been a prog-rock era. =D

And "Emotion Detector" was one of the set I was listening to when I whipped this up.
ArchTeryxarchteryx on July 23rd, 2009 04:16 pm (UTC)
Yeah, but their beginnings were much more hard-rock then prog rock. So much so that alot of their old-line fans seem to basically pretend that the mid-80s to early-90s never happened!

Though, IMHO, it was one of the reasons that Vapor Trails didn't sell so well. It was Rush back to its roots -- unfortunately, the old-line fans that appreciated that were the only ones buying!
Your Obedient Serpent: Warning: Stable Strangeletsathelind on July 23rd, 2009 06:22 pm (UTC)
I dunno. Their first two or three albums leaned more to the hard side -- though the second album, Fly By Night, had a LOT of progressive elements. 2112 was the fourth album, and was solidly prog rock.

That's just my perspective, though, and I don't really obsess over pigeonholing music genres like some fan(atics) do. I just know that without Neil Peart, Rush (the album) doesn't sound much like Rush (the band).

Apparently, Vapor Trails had technical issues that contributed to its poor reception. It's not so much that it was "hard rock" as "badly recorded". I've heard live versions of some of its tracks, and they sounded much better.