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My Favorite Headache

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My Favorite Headache

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Geddy Lee
genre:
Rock

We gave it a C-

That prog-rock bombast… those opaque lyrics… that high-pitched singing — is it any surprise that the first solo album from Rush bassist-vocalist Geddy Lee contains all the elements that make his band the most annoying power trio in rock? The last track on My Favorite Headache, the quasi-power-pop ”Grace to Grace,” may be the best thing on the album, but wading through the 10 nuggets of distilled pretension that precede it is a thoroughly enervating exercise. C-