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In The Mood: The Favourite Albums Of Rush's Geddy Lee
Mick Middles , June 29th, 2012 08:44

Mick Middles speaks to Rush bassist and singer Geddy Lee about his favourite albums of all times... and finds surprises amidst the classic of the canon


Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
To some it might seem like an unlikely Led Zeppelin album to choose but, for me, it captures a moment. Led Zeppelin came to Toronto. I remember staying up all night to get tickets. I think I am right in saying that this album had only just been released and we went to see them. We were very young and, as such, a little bit on edge and eager to sample anything. Then I heard 'Communication Breakdown' and a trigger went off in my head. That was my punk rock, really. The surge of power was something I had never experienced before. There are greater and more adept and adventurous Led Zeppelin albums and we all know which they are. But this was just the kind of explosion you can only really enjoy when you are young.