Rush Celebrates The 40th Anniversary of “Moving Pictures” by Making Rare Photo Outtakes Available

Photographer Deborah Samuel is credited for capturing the now-iconic album cover images for the Rush albums Permanent Waves, Moving Pictures, Exit…Stage Left, and Signals. Now in the 40th anniversary year of Moving Pictures – long considered one of rock’s all-time classic albums – fans will be able to obtain extremely rare photograph outtakes from the album cover shoot. Incredibly, these Moving Pictures photographs have never been made public. No alternate versions have appeared in magazines, in calendars, in books, or online anywhere, and have now been made available for the first time ever with the release of the Deborah Samuel Collection. Contained in this ultra-limited-edition curated collection are: three alternate front album covers, three alternate back album covers, and twelve alternate interior album art photographs of both Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee taken from the original ‘Moving Pictures’ photo shoot.

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A Letter to Neil Peart

Dear Neil,

I’m writing this letter and Permanent Waves is playing in the background. You don’t know me and, with your passing on the 7th January 2020, I guess we will have to make our acquaintance in the next life.Continue reading