Steve Hackett

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Stephen Richard "Steve" Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist. He gained prominence as a member of the British progressive rock group Genesis, which he joined in 1970 and left in 1977 to pursue a solo career. Hackett contributed to six Genesis studio albums, three live albums and seven singles.

In 1986, Hackett co-founded the supergroup GTR with another progressive guitarist, Steve Howe of Yes and Asia. The group released a self-titled album that year, which peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard 200 in the United States and spawned the Top 20 single "When the Heart Rules the Mind". When Hackett left GTR in 1987, the group disbanded.

After leaving GTR, Hackett resumed his solo career and has released albums and toured on a regular basis since. His body of work encompasses many styles, including progressive rock, world music, and classical. His playing has influenced guitarists such as Eddie Van Halen, Alex Lifeson, Brian May and Steve Rothery. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Genesis in 2010.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1975 Voyage of the Acolyte Steve Hackett 7
1978 Please Don't Touch Steve Hackett 5
1979 Spectral Mornings Steve Hackett 8
1980 Defector Steve Hackett 5
1981 Cured Steve Hackett 2
1982 Highly Strung Steve Hackett 4
1983 Bay of Kings Steve Hackett 5
1984 Till We Have Faces Steve Hackett 2
1988 Momentum Steve Hackett 3
1993 Guitar Noir Steve Hackett 4
1995 Blues With a Feeling Steve Hackett 1
1996 Watcher of the Skies: Genesis Revisited Steve Hackett 3
1997 A Midsummer Night's Dream Steve Hackett with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2
1998 Darktown Steve Hackett 3
2000 Sketches of Satie John Hackett & Steve Hackett 5 1
2003 To Watch the Storms Steve Hackett 4
2005 Metamorpheus Steve Hackett 1
2006 Wild Orchids Steve Hackett 3
2008 Tribute Steve Hackett 3 2
2009 Out of the Tunnel's Mouth Steve Hackett 3
2011 Beyond the Shrouded Horizon Steve Hackett 2
2012 Genesis Revisited II Steve Hackett 1
2013 Feedback 86 Steve Hackett 2
2013 Genesis Revisited Steve Hackett 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 The Unauthorised Biography Compilation Steve Hackett 2
2002 Genesis Files Compilation Steve Hackett 1
Guitaire Classique Compilation Steve Hackett 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 Time Lapse Live Steve Hackett 2
1995 There Are Many Sides to the Night Live Steve Hackett 1
1998 The Tokyo Tapes Live Steve Hackett 3
2001 Live Archive Live Steve Hackett 2
2002 Somewhere in South America Live Steve Hackett 1
2003 Live Archive NEARfest Live Steve Hackett 1
2003 Hungarian Horizons: Live in Budapest Live Steve Hackett 1
2004 Live Archive 03 Live Steve Hackett 1
2004 Live Archive 04 Live Steve Hackett 1
2004 Once Above a Time Live Steve Hackett 1
2005 Live Archive 05 Live Steve Hackett 1
2006 Live Archive 83 Live Steve Hackett 1
2011 Live Rails Live Steve Hackett 1
2013 Genesis Revisited: Live at Hammersmith Live Steve Hackett 2
2014 Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall Live Steve Hackett 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1978 How Can I? Steve Hackett 1
1979 Clocks - The Angel of Mons Steve Hackett 1

Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Outwitting Hitler Soundtrack Steve Hackett 1

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