Legendary bassist and vocalist Geddy Lee of Rush has introduced the title of his long-awaited autobiography, My Effin’ Life, together with a launch date of November 14. Lee shared the information on social media final week together with a picture of the hardcover version of the ebook. The quilt picture contains a long-haired and contemporary confronted Lee, taken possible throughout his earliest days with the band. The ebook is printed by HarperCollins and a pre-sale is available here.
A short synopsis on the Harper web site states, “Geddy Lee is certainly one of rock and roll’s most revered bassists. For practically 5 a long time, his enjoying and work as co-writer, vocalist and keyboardist has been a vital a part of the success story of Canadian progressive rock trio Rush. Right here for the primary time is his account of life inside and out of doors the band.”
My Effin’ Life is Lee‘s second foray into the literary world. The primary, Geddy Lee’s Huge Lovely E book of Bass, was printed in 2018, additionally by HarperCollins. The bassmaster supreme first introduced his autobiography in a 2021 Instagram post, saying the passing of Rush drummer Neil Peart prompted him to start the method of telling his personal story.
“My good friend and collaborator on the Huge Lovely E book of Bass, Daniel Richler, noticed how I used to be struggling within the aftermath of Neil’s passing,” Lee posted on the time, noting that “[Richler] tried coaxing me out of my blues with some humorous tales from his youth, daring me to share my very own in return.
“So I did — reluctantly at first, however then remembering, oh yeah, I like wrestling with phrases. It’s a much less bodily model of arguing with musical notes, with out a Ricky doubleneck breaking my again!”
The title My Effin Life is a play on followers’ beloved nickname for the person who will flip 70 years outdated this July: Geddy “Effin'” Lee.
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