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Old 01-03-2008, 01:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Steve Hackett - Once Above a Time (DVD Rip) - Live

Steve Hackett - Once Above a Time (DVD Rip) - Live

Recorded on 3rd April, 2004, at Petofi Csarnok, Budapest.

Many felt that Genesis was dead when Peter Gabriel stomped off into the sunset and Phil Collins took over vocal duties. I think the body blow really occurred when Steve Hackett left. His guitar work was exceptional but never fully appreciated (and often buried in the mix, except for a few songs where his work took centre-stage, like Firth of Fifth and Blood on the Rooftops). The remastered versions of Genesis' albums have rectified this situation to some extent.

Anyway, Hackett is a brilliant guitarist and has a fantastic body of work (again, overlooked by many). Here he is in concert (his live performances are legendary for their musicianship).

If nothing else, download the Genesis songs (Firth of Fifth, Fly on a Windshield (one of my faves), Blood on the Rooftops, and Los Endos). They are outstanding.

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This DVD was recorded on the 3rd of April 2004 at the Petofi Csarnok, Budapest,during Hackett's European tour in support of his most recent album To Watch The Storms. He plays five songs from the new album, and throws in four classic Genesis tunes for good measure. The Genesis songs were worth the price of admission alone, as you rarely got to hear any pre-eighties material from the "and then there were three" version of that once great band. The intro to "Blood On The Rooftops" was the only song that showcased Hackett's brilliant classical guitar playing, and it also featured some excellent vocals from drummer Gary O'Toole. This led right into a phenomenal performance of "Fly On a Windshield". The other two Genesis songs were instrumental versions of "Firth Of Fifth" and "Los Endos", which were undoubtedly the best performances of the night--"LosEndos" being the fitting show closer. All that was missing was a song or two from the GTR album. Anybody remember that little gem?

These brilliant Genesis song performances were by no means the only good thing about this DVD. Hackett has assembled an amazing group of musicians who are each virtuosos on their instruments, and perform some delightfully eclectic music. Hackett is an extremely versatile guitarist who coaxes some entirely unique sounds and tones from his guitars. The very first song of the show, the ominous sounding "Valley Of TheKings", demonstrates right away what an amazing touch Hackett has, and just how tight this band is. From there, four out of five of the next songs are from the new To Watch The Storms album. "Mechanical Bride" and "Frozen" are both very free-form, "jazz-fusiony" in style and may take several listens to really appreciate. "Mechanical Bride" is the reason for the "strobe lighting effects" warning on the back of the DVD case, as they are used here to outrageous effect. "Circus Of Becoming" is a charming, Beatlesesque pop song, and "Serpantine" reminded me of early Alan Parsons. Both songs featured Hackett on lead vocals, who is quite good with this style of song. My one annoyance with some of these performances was that Rob Townsend's, usually outstanding, saxophone playing was sometimes thrown in at inappropriate times, such as during parts of "Los Endos", and didn't fit the songs.
Valley of the Kings
Mechanical Bride
Circus of Becoming
Frozen Statues
Serpentine Song
Ace of Wands
Hammer in the Sand
Blood on the Rooftops
Fly on a Windshield
Please Don't Touch
Firth of Fifth
If You Can't Find Heaven
Brand New
Air-Conditioned Nightmare
Every Day
Spectral Mornings
Los Endos
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I'm sure you're right. Steve Hackett is a underrated guitarplayer, always at the shadow of Gabriel and Collins. Unfortunately, the links are dead. Can you reup? Thanks in advance.
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Any chance for a re-upload by anyone that has this one?
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Please Re-up this file , thankx for this
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