“A lot of this song came from separate parts that were written and then connected. I think that’s why we always had a bit of a problem embracing it fully in its early days.
“It was hard work. The opening was easy, and then we decided to build up to a crescendo. There's a lot going on. It was one of the last really long songs that we would write.
“There’s some very difficult playing here. Neil does an amazing job on it. He plays so dynamically, handling all of the changes and shifts in tempo and time. And Geddy, he’s playing bass, he’s singing, he’s playing bass pedals and keyboards – really something else.
“The guitar solo took me a while to get right. Funnily enough, The Camera Eye has now become one of our favorites, and the crowds really respond to it. Our feeling is, we haven’t just resurrected a song; we’ve improved it.”