Neil Peart Interview – 1997

In this video, famed drummer Neil Peart talks about how important it is for him to maintain “forward motion” in his life and career. He discusses how important balance is. His quote: “step out of comfort, step out of comfortability, step out of an easy life”, suggests that these things are necessary for him to remain his true creative self. He even mentions the word suffering as being a key element that in some way can help the artist. The video continues (including a great Buddy Rich segment!) and refers to how important it can be step out of our comfort zones so we can continue to learn. What are your thoughts along these lines? Any other thoughts after watching this thought provoking interview? Leave below the video.