Steve Hackett Interview – Foxtrot at Fifty

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett talks about the continuing Genesis Revisited tour, the current lineup, Foxtrot at Fifty and more.

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett just released his brand new live audio/visual extravaganza, with the release of ‘Foxtrot at Fifty + Hackett Highlights: Live in Brighton’, on September 15th, 2023. On this new interview, Steve Hackett talks about the continuing Genesis Revisited tour, the current lineup, Foxtrot at Fifty and more.  Foxtrot at Fifty & Hackett Highlights is out now.  The North American tour starts on Oct. 3rd.

Read our review of Foxtrot at Fifty here.

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Filmed & recorded live on his 2022 UK tour, in the coastal city of Brighton, UK, this release documents Steve and his band celebrating the 50th anniversary of the much-loved Genesis album ‘Foxtrot’. Played in full, this album features fan favorites including ‘Watcher Of The Skies’ and ‘Supper’s Ready’. The show also features a set of Hackett solo material, including ‘The Devil’s Cathedral’ from his latest studio album ‘Surrender of Silence’, and the powerful ‘Ace of Wands’.

Shot by longtime collaborator Paul Green, you can now watch the band perform ‘Watcher of the Skies’ here:

Mixed by Chris Lord-Alge & mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, the album is now available to pre-order on Ltd 2CD+Blu-ray & Ltd 2CD+2DVD, both including bonus behind the scenes interviews, as well as 5.1 surround sound. A Ltd Deluxe 180g 4LP edition will also be available, and you can order it now here:

The full track-listing is:
Intro / Ace of Wands
The Devil’s Cathedral
Spectral Mornings
Every Day
A Tower Struck Down
Basic Instincts
Camino Royale
Shadow of the Hierophant
Watcher of the Skies
Time Table
Get ‘Em Out by Friday
Can Utility and the Coastliners
Supper’s Ready
Firth of Fifth
Los Endos

Steve Hackett & band continue their busy touring schedule with further “Foxtrot At Fifty & Hackett Highlights” dates in North America beginning in October. For the full list of dates, head to:

Steve Hackett is joined live by Roger King, Rob Townsend, Nad Sylvan, Craig Blundell & Jonas Reingold, as well as on occasion special guest Amanda Lehmann.


10/3/23 Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier Montreal, QC
10/5/23 Massey Hall Toronto, ON
10/6/23 State Theatre Ithaca, NY
10/8/23 The Forum Theatre Binghamton, NY
10/10/23 Hart Theatre Albany, NY
10/12/23 Wilbur Theatre Boston, MA
10/13/23 Grade Arts Center New London, CT
10/14/23 Town Hall New York, NY
10/15/23 Whitaker Center Harrisburg, PA
10/17/23 The Strand Providence, RI
10/19/23 Scottish Rite Auditorium Collingswood, NJ
10/20/23 Scottish Rite Auditorium Collingswood, NJ
10/21/23 Scottish Rite Auditorium Collingswood, NJ
10/24/23 Carolina Theatre of Durham Durham, NC
10/26/23 Charleston Music Hall Charleston, SC
10/28/23 Center Stage Atlanta, GA
10/29/23 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
10/31/23 Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH
11/1/23 Goodyear Theater Akron, OH
11/2/23 Copernicus Center Chicago, IL
11/3/23 The Pabst Theatre Milwaukee, WI
11/5/23 Hoyt Sherman Theatre Des Moines, IA
11/9/23 The Moore Theatre Seattle, WA
11/10/23 Historic Elsinore Theatre Salem, OR
11/13/23 Golden State Theatre Monterey, CA
11/14/23 Palace of Fine Arts Theatre San Francisco, CA
11/16/23 Balboa Theatre San Diego, CA
11/17/23 Lobero Theatre Santa Barbara, CA
11/18/23 Orpheum Theatre Los Angeles, CA

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