Guitar Noir

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Guitar Noir
Studio album by Steve Hackett
Released 1993
Recorded 1991–93
Genre Progressive rock
Length 61:29
Label Camino Records
Producer Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett chronology
Time Lapse
(1992)
Guitar Noir
(1993)
Blues with a Feeling
(1994)

Guitar Noir is the tenth album by Steve Hackett, released in 1993. On this record, he started turning to a much darker guitar sound, yet still retaining the fluidity he has become known for.

Track listing (UK Version)[edit]

  1. "Sierra Quemada" (Steve Hackett) – 5:19
  2. "Take These Pearls" (Hackett, Aron Friedman) – 4:14
  3. "There Are Many Sides to the Night" (Hackett) – 7:23
  4. "In The Heart of the City" (Hackett) – 4:35
  5. "Dark As The Grave" (Hackett, Friedman) – 4:38
  6. "Lost in Your Eyes" (Hackett, Dave 'Taif' Ball, Julian Colbeck, Hugo Degenhardt) – 4:56
  7. "Little America" (Hackett, Ball, Colbeck, Degenhardt) – 4:55
  8. "Like An Arrow" (Hackett) – 2:51
  9. "Theatre of Sleep" (Hackett) – 3:04
  10. "Walking Away From Rainbows" (Hackett) – 3:10
  11. "Paint Your Picture" (Hackett) – 2:58
  12. "Vampyre with a Healthy Appetite" (Hackett) – 5:30
  13. "Tristesse" (Friedman) – 4:02
  • 1997 remastered bonus tracks
  1. "Sierra Quemada (demo)" (Hackett) – 4:31
  2. "Take These Pearls (rough mix)" (Hackett, Friedman) – 4:11
  3. "In The Heart of the City (original version)" (Hackett) – 4:19
  4. "Vampyre with a Healthy Appetite (demo)" (Hackett) – 4:41

Track listing (US Version)[edit]

  1. "Lost in Your Eyes" (Hackett, Ball, Colbeck, Degenhardt) – 4:56
  2. "In The Heart of the City" (Hackett) – 4:35
  3. "Sierra Quemada" (Hackett) – 5:19
  4. "Vampyre with a Healthy Appetite" (Hackett) – 5:30
  5. "Take These Pearls" (Hackett, Friedman) – 4:14
  6. "Little America" (Hackett, Dave 'Taif' Ball, Colbeck, Degenhardt) – 4:55
  7. "There Are Many Sides to the Night" (Hackett) – 7:23
  8. "Walking Away From Rainbows" (Hackett) – 3:10
  9. "Like An Arrow" (Hackett) – 2:51
  10. "Dark As The Grave" (Hackett, Friedman) – 4:38
  11. "Paint Your Picture" (Hackett) – 2:58
  12. "Tristesse" (Friedman) – 4:02
  13. Cassandra (Hackett) – 3:42 (unlisted song featuring Brian May of Queen recorded in 1986)

Personnel (on UK Version)[edit]