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Steve Hackett - The Man, The Music

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Format:
Digital Versatile Disc (Video)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
07-09-2015
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Barcode:
5018755259210
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DVD Case
Catalog Number:
WNRD2592
Steve Hackett - The Man, The Music
Steve Hackett - The Man, The Music

Description

  • Documentary about the life and career of Steve Hackett, one of the true pioneers of progressive rock

  • Steve talks to the camera about his life from his days with Genesis, GTR and his highly successful solo career

  • Interwoven with music and masterclass demonstrations, this DVD also features interviews with his family, bandmates and such luminaries as Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree), Chris Squire (YES) and long-time producer and musical director Roger King

  • Includes bonus extended interview with Chris Squire one of his final interviews before his recent sad passing
  • In candid and personal interviews, filmed over a number of years, Steve reveals the joys, tensions and success of a life in progressive rock.

    Starting with his early childhood years to his arrival at Genesis, playing a key role during their most innovative era on seminal albums Selling England by the Pound and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, the film goes on to trace Steve's multifaceted solo career.

    From classic albums Voyage of the Acolyte and Spectral Mornings, via Steve's virtual invention of the classical-crossover genre with Bay of Kings and Sketches of Satie, right up to the recent album Wolf Light and the hugely successful Genesis Revisited project, Steve Hackett remains a singular voice in music.

    Exclusive studio sessions feature Steve reliving his key musical moments and offers a virtual masterclass in his electric and acoustic guitar techniques.

    "A bold documentary" Classic Rock

    "Made with a lot of love" Record Collector

    "Comprehensive" Fireworks Magazine

    "A most welcome addition to the Hackett canon" Prog Magazine

    "Thoroughly absorbinga must for any fan of the man and his music" R2 Magazine

    "Holds your attentiondeserves the widest audience possible" The Beat Magazine

    "A revealing overview of the life and times of Mr Stephen Richard Hackett" Louder Than War

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