If creativity is an adventure, then it’s straying off the beaten track and doing something new. But what does that really mean and what are the lessons from real adventurers and exploring for those who create?
I like Smoke not just for the riff, so maybe Led Zeppelin’s Whole Lotta Love is the best riff – it’s certainly more familiar.
Smoke on the Water has more. The words are entertaining – the story of how they were recording in Switzerland and the difficulties encountered.
And there’s more to it than that. There are some lessons in creativity that are worth picking out as well.
I know the Boss sung that there was darkness on the edge of town but I want to disagree. Edginess is where it’s at, not just for towns but for those wanting to escape the conformity for more creativity. Continue reading