Momentum (Steve Hackett album)

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Momentum
Studio album by Steve Hackett
Released 1988
Recorded 1987–88
Genre Contemporary classical
Length 41:02
Label Start Records, Ltd.
Producer Steve Hackett and
John Acock
Steve Hackett chronology
Till We Have Faces
(1984)
Momentum
(1988)
Time Lapse
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Momentum is the ninth solo album by guitarist Steve Hackett. It is Hackett's second album consisting mainly of classical guitar pieces. Hackett's younger brother, John, plays the flute on the album. The album was re-released on Hackett's Camino Records label in 2001, with three bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Steve Hackett, except where indicated.

  1. "Cavalcanti" – 6:13
  2. "The Sleeping Sea" – 3:27
  3. "Portrait of a Brazilian Lady" – 5:15
  4. "When the Bell Breaks" – 3:03
  5. "A Bed, A Chair and a Guitar" (Steve Hackett, traditional) – 2:44
  6. "Concert for Munich" – 4:55
  7. "Last Rites of Innocence" – 5:28
  8. "Troubled Spirit" – 2:30
  9. "Variation on a Theme by Chopin" – 4:55
  10. "Pierrot" – 2:53
  11. "Momentum" – 2:38

2001 bonus tracks

  1. "Bourée" (Johann Sebastian Bach) – 1:34
  2. "An Open Window" – 9:02
  3. "The Vigil" – 6:19

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McMullen, S. "Momentum – Steve Hackett | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 25 July 2011.