SPECTRAL MORNINGS is another fine five-star album from former Genesis axesmith Steve Hackett. After the amazing solo debut that was VOYAGE OF THE ACOLYTE, I had found its successor, PLEASE DON'T TOUCH, to be good, but slightly uneven - it seemed to me that Hackett was trying to go in too many musical directions at once. SPECTRAL MORNINGS, however, is an altogether more satisfying return to form. It sounds less like a classic Genesis album than . does, but more "Hackett-like" than . At least part of the reason for this lies in the fact that while .
Steve Hackett - Spectral Mornings (full album) 39:03. Steve Hackett The Red Flower Of Tachai Blooms Everywhere 2:07. Steve Hackett - Tigermoth (Spectral Mornings) 7:35. Steve Hackett - The Ballad Of The Decomposing Man 6:30.
With a workable backing band that includes John Shearer, Nick Magnus, and former Decameron bassist Dik Cadbury, the ex-Genesis guitarist exploits his strengths: progressive instrumentals that skip between heaven and hell, pastoral pop songs, and a healthy dose of English humor.
Album · 1978 · 8 Songs. Spectral Mornings 2015 - EP. Nick Beggs, Christina Booth, Nick D'Virgilio, Steve Hackett, David Longdon & Rob Reed.
Symphonic Prog Steve Hackett. Band Name Steve Hackett. Album Name Spectral Mornings. Labels Virgin Records.
More albums from Steve Hackett: Life Is A Journey – The Sardinia Tapes by Steve Hackett. Live In Blue by Steve Hackett. Voyage Of The Acolyte by Steve Hackett. The Tokyo Tapes by Steve Hackett.
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Vocals – Dik Cadbury, Pete Hicks, Steve Hackett
|A2||The Virgin And The Gypsy
Vocals [Harmonies] – Dik Cadbury, Steve HackettVocals [Lead] – Pete Hicks
|A3||The Red Flower Of Tachai Blooms Everywhere|
|A4||Clocks - The Angel Of Mons|
|A5||The Ballad Of The Decomposing Man (Featuring "The Office Party")
Vocals – Steve Hackett
|B1||Lost Time In Córdoba|
Vocals [Harmonies] – Dik CadburyVocals [Lead & Harmonies] – Pete Hicks
- Artwork By [Front Cover] – Kim Poor
- Artwork By [Sleeve] – Cooke Key
- Bass [& Bass Pedals], Violin, Vocals – Dik Cadbury
- Drums, Percussion – John Shearer
- Flute [Concert & Chinese Bamboo], Bass [Pedals] – John Hackett
- Guitar, Synthesizer [Roland Guitar Synth], Koto [Cantonese], Harmonica, Vocals, Other [Extras], Written-by, Producer – Steve Hackett
- Keyboards, Synthesizer [Vox String Thing, Novatron, Rmi, Mini Moog, Roland String Synth, Sh2000], Harpsichord, Clavinet, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Nick Magnus
- Photography [Back Cover] – Tom Sheehan
- Producer – John Acock
- Vocals [Lead & Harmonies] – Pete Hicks
NotesRecorded in Holland at Phonogram Studios, Hilversum.Sleeve Printed In Norway - NCB -
|CDS 4017||Steve Hackett||Spectral Mornings (LP, Album)||Charisma||CDS 4017||UK||1979|
|CDSCD4017, CDSCD 4017||Steve Hackett||Spectral Mornings (CD, Album)||Virgin, Virgin||CDSCD4017, CDSCD 4017||UK||1989|
|00946 352313 2 8||Steve Hackett||Spectral Mornings (CD, Album, RE, RM)||Charisma, Virgin Records Ltd.||00946 352313 2 8||Europe||Unknown|
|206 970, 206 970-610||Steve Hackett||Spectral Mornings (LP, Album, RE)||Charisma, Virgin||206 970, 206 970-610||Germany||1985|
|9124 039||Steve Hackett||Spectral Mornings (LP, Album)||Charisma||9124 039||Netherlands||1979|