On June 12th, 2020, guitar legend Steve Hackett releases a remastered edition of the much-lauded “Genesis Revisited: Live at The Royal Albert Hall” album. Originally recorded at a sold-out show in October 2013 and released through InsideOutMusic in 2014, it was about time this unforgettable gig featuring all the Genesis classics and special guests like Ray Wilson, Amanda Lehmann, Roine Stolt, John Wetton and others receives a proper vinyl release. In addition to that, this 2020 remaster will be made available as digital album, too, allowing all Hackett fans to revisit this great event.
In addition to that, “Genesis Revisited: Live at The Royal Albert Hall” is going to be the first release by Steve Hackett in Sony Music’s 360 Reality Audio format available through streaming services like Deezer, Nugs.net, and Tidal.
As another teaser for this release, you can listen to ‘Dancing With The Moonlit Knight’ here:https://youtu.be/kXbeeNETSS8
“Genesis Revisited: Live at The Royal Albert Hall – Remaster 2020” will be released as Triple-LP set with two CDs in a wide-spined Gatefold sleeve, which also includes a 4-page LP-sized booklet and as digital album. Pre-orders are available now!
About Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett is renowned as an immensely talented and innovative rock musician. He was lead guitarist with Genesis as part of their classic line up with Gabriel, Collins, Banks and Rutherford, who produced several of the band’s most acclaimed albums including “Selling England by the Pound” (a favourite of John Lennon) and “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway”. With Steve’s extraordinary versatility in both his electric guitar playing and his composing, he involves influences from many genres, including Jazz, World Music and Blues. He is equally adept in his classical albums that include renditions of pieces by composers from Bach to Satie, his own acoustic guitar compositions that have gained the admiration of many, including Yehudi Menuhin, and ambitious guitar/orchestra albums such as “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, recorded with the Royal Philharmonic.
His most recent studio album is 2019’s “At the Edge of Light”, which was met with critical acclaim and charted in several countries all around the world including #13 in Germany, #3 UK Rock charts, #28 UK album charts, #7 UK vinyl charts, #12 Sweden Physical Album Charts and more. While keeping a continuous studio output for several decades, Steve Hackett has been presenting classic Genesis tracks with his live band offering stunning renditions preserving the vibe and unique spirit of the original, early Genesis era.