Former Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Releases “Wingbeats,” Debut Single From Upcoming Studio Album – Everett Post
Ex-Genesis guitarist Steve hackett released the first single from their upcoming studio album, Surrender of Silence, which will be released on September 10.
The track, “Wingbeats”, combines African rhythms and musical elements with melodic pop and progressive rock influences. The song is now available for digital download and via streaming services, while an accompanying music video has been created on YouTube.
Hackett shares the voice on “Wingbeats” with his sister-in-law, Amanda Lehmann, as well as with Pink floyd session and tour singer Durga McBroom and her sister, Lorelei.
The video includes footage of African indigenous peoples, wildlife, and beautiful, scenic landscapes of the continent.
As previously stated, Surrender of Silence is an 11-track collection featuring an eclectic mix of world music genres including Russian classical music as well as sounds from the Far East, Africa and more. The album is set to arrive less than eight months after Hackett’s previous studio effort, the classically-inspired acoustic instrumental project Under a Mediterranean Sky, released in January.
Surrender of Silence can be pre-ordered now and will be available in different formats and configurations. Visit HackettSongs.com for details.
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