Stephen Richard “Steve” Hackett is an English guitarist, musician, songwriter and singer. He gained prominence as lead guitarist of the British progressive rock group Genesis, which he joined in 1970 and left in 1977 to pursue a solo career. Enjoy Steve Hackett’s best quotes below.
“Love’s stronger than fear and death.”
“I think that a song, when it works, never mind a piece of long form music, even a song is something that speaks to itself but has a language all of its own, ideally.”
“It’s funny, when people talk about the 70s I can tell you the year of every album but when it comes to the later efforts I can’t remember the exact years, it’s funny isn’t it?”
“These days I can really get the strings to snap if I want.”
“I think that the process of making music is a hard one to describe as well.”
“Obviously classical music tends to be stuff that is usually at least a hundred years old.”
“Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions.”