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Steve Hackett: I always think 'Would this be good enough for Genesis'

Steve Hackett’s recently released Wolflight album was his most successful album of original material since 1983’s Highly Strung, reaching No. 31 in the UK album charts.

Prog caught up with Hackett at the recent album launch event we sponsored in North London last month and discussed the making of the new record, in which the singer and guitarist reveals that he always holds his own solo material up against that he recorded with Genesis to see if he believes it would past muster. Keep your eyes peeled next week where Steve will be talking about what it really was like working close up with those wolves!

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.