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Rush Song Of The Day: Losing It

Rush, who recently released the R40 box set, grace the cover of the latest issue of Prog and in that issue we called upon 40 famous Rush fans to reveal their favourite Rush songs.

Over the next few weeks we’ll be bringing you some of those choices. Today it’s Dave Kerzner, who has just released his own solo album New World. Dave calls upon Losing It, from 1982’s Signals, which he finds both “moving and melodic”.

My favourite Rush song is Losing It from my favourite Rush album Signals. It’s one of the most emotionally charged Rush songs and the guest electric violin playing from Ben Mink is incredible! Peart’s lyrics are moving and the song is very melodic. Also, being a keyboard player, this whole album has the most early analog keys of any Rush album and that really appeals to me.”

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Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.