Steve Hackett is renowned as an immensely talented and innovative rock musician. He was lead guitarist with Gensis as part of, that produced acclaimed albums such as “Selling England by the Pound” (a favorite of John Lennon).
With Genesis, Steve’s guitar playing produced some of the most memorable moments, from the sensitivity of his acoustic sound on “Horizons and Blood on the Rooftops” to the dramatic rock guitar solos of “Firth of Fifth” and “Fountain of Salmacis.” As he embarked on his solo career he developed his exceptional range, pushing musical boundaries into exciting areas, exploring unchartered depths, and utilizing sounds and instruments from the four corners of the globe.
Since 2013 with the reintroduction of his album “Genesis Revisited,” Steve Hackett has re-ignited the passion, drama and sheer musical mastery with his highly acclaimed tours. 2019 saw the peak of Steve’s performances with the sell out tour combining the entire albums of “Spectral Mornings” and “Selling England by the Pound,” together with gems form his other solo works, most notably from his latest album “At the Edge of Light.”
And now for 2022, following the postponements caused by the Covid crisis, Steve is proud to announce that he will be touring the Genesis live album, “Seconds Out,” which was recorded from their concert at the Palais de Sport in Paris in June 1977. As is familiar with all of Steve’s tours, this show will commence with a select variety of material from Steve’s extensive solo career, which will set the scene for the magnificence of “Seconds Out”… all live on stage.