The Stories Behind All 19 LP Covers

As Rush‘s art director since 1975, Hugh Syme was one of the prog-rock trio’s closest collaborators. His vivid designs — decrepit puppet kings, fireball jugglers, dalmatians next to fire hydrants — became an extension of the music, drawing on Neil Peart‘s sprawling, philosophical lyrical themes (and their mutual love of silly puns). Syme recently spoke to UCR […]