Steve Hackett is renowned as an immensely talented and innovative rock musician. He was lead guitarist with GENESIS 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 REVISTED, STEVE HACKETT has re-ignited the passion, drama and sheer musical mastery with his highly acclaimed tours which span not only the splendid years of Genesis and their classic line up with Gabriel, Collins, Banks and Rutherford, but also a vast repertoire of his highly successful solo career which sprang to life with magical and mysterious debut album SPECTRAL MORNINGS in 1979. 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. Reviews from this tour show STEVE to be arguably at his peak of his career.