Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett recently announced “Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More,“ the visual document of his 2022 UK tour celebrating the classic Genesis live album. Set for release on the September 2, 2022 (with vinyl following on the November 25), it sees Steve and his band perform “Seconds Out” in full and in sequence, as well as a selection of solo material including tracks from his most recent studio album “Surrender Of Silence.“
Now, Hackett have launched a live clip for the track, “The Devil’s Cathedral”, a track originally featured on “Surrender Of Silence.”
Steve comments: “I’m thrilled to be releasing Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out + More, giving everyone a chance to see this dynamic show… Enjoy ‘The Devil’s Cathedral’, an exciting dark Gothic track that includes all the boys in the current band line-up at their most explosive!”
“Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More” will be available as limited 2CD + Blu-ray and limited 2CD + DVD, both including 5.1 Surround Sound, behind-the-scenes documentary and promo videos. Hackett and his band comprise Roger King, Rob Townsend, Jonas Reingold, Nad Sylvan and Craig Blundell, and they were joined by Amanda Lehmann as special guest on the night. It will also be available as limited gatefold 180g 4LP+2CD, and as digital audio album (in 16-bit and 24-bit audio).
Pre-order now HERE.
“Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More” track listing:
1. Apollo Intro
2. Clocks – The Angel Of Mons
3. Held In The Shadows
4. Every Day
5. The Devil’s Cathedral
6. Shadow Of The Hierophant
8. The Carpet Crawlers
9. Robbery, Assault And Battery
11. Firth Of Fifth
12. I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)
13. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
14. Musical Box (Closing Section)
15. Supper’s Ready
16. The Cinema Show
17. Aisle Of Plenty
18. Dance On A Volcano
19. Los Endos
Hackett joined GENESIS at the beginning of 1971 and gained an international reputation as the guitarist in the band’s classic lineup alongside Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins. Hackett‘s intricate guitar work was a key element of GENESIS‘s albums from “Nursery Cryme” (1971) to “Wind And Wuthering” (1977) including the classic “Selling England By The Pound”.
After leaving GENESIS at the end of 1977, Hackett‘s solo career, which now spans more than 30 albums, has demonstrated his extraordinary versatility with both electric and acoustic guitar. Hackett is renowned as both an immensely talented and innovative rock musician and a virtuoso classical guitarist and composer and this was recognized in 2010 when he was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. He has also worked alongside Steve Howe of YES in the supergroup GTR.
Hackett‘s compositions take influences from many genres, including jazz, classical and blues. For his later studio works “The Night Siren” (2017) and “At The Edge Of Light” (2019),Hackett has explored the influences of world music. Recent tours have seen Hackett celebrate his time with GENESIS, including a spectacular 2018 tour in which he realized a long-held ambition to perform the works of GENESIS live with his band and an orchestra.
The lockdown enforced by the 2020 global pandemic has proven to be a particularly creative period for Hackett. He began by releasing “Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith”, a live recording of 2019’s hugely successful tour celebrating that GENESIS classic together with the 40th anniversary of one of his most-loved solo albums. Lockdown also gave Hackett the opportunity to write and record two new studio albums, the U.K. classical chart hit “Under A Mediterranean Sky” and the forthcoming “Surrender Of Silence”.