Out of the Tunnel's Mouth

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Out of the Tunnel's Mouth
Studio album by Steve Hackett
Released 30 October 2009
Recorded 2008–2009
Genre Progressive rock
Length 45:42
Label Wolfwork/EAR Music
Producer Steve Hackett, Roger King
Steve Hackett chronology
Tribute
(2008)
Out of the Tunnel's Mouth
(2009)
Live Rails
(2011)

Out of the Tunnel's Mouth is an album by musician Steve Hackett. It is his first album on his new label Wolfwork after leaving his previous label Camino. The album was announced on 30 October 2009 for sale via his website and live shows.

In April 2010, InsideOut Music released a 2-CD Special Edition with disc one containing the original album and disc two containing 5 live tracks and a new studio track. The live tracks were recorded live in Italy in March 2009. These include a live version of "Firth of Fifth", complete with Roger King playing the original piano intro.

"Last Train to Istanbul" shows influences from Turkey. Chris Squire makes appearances on "Fire on the Moon" and "Nomads". Nick Beggs provides bass and Chapman Stick for the remaining songs. An additional guest is founding Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips on "Emerald and Ash" and "Sleepers".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fire on the Moon" (Steve Hackett)
  2. "Nomads" (Hackett, Jo Lehmann)
  3. "Emerald and Ash" (Hackett, Roger King)
  4. "Tubehead" (Hackett, King)
  5. "Sleepers" (Hackett, Nick Clabburn, King, Lehmann)
  6. "Ghost in the Glass" (Hackett, King)
  7. "Still Waters" (Hackett, Lehmann)
  8. "Last Train to Istanbul" (Hackett, King, Lehmann)
Special edition bonus CD
  1. "Blood on the Rooftops" [Live] (Phil Collins, Hackett)
  2. "A Tower Struck Down" [Live] (Steve Hackett, John Hackett)
  3. "Firth of Fifth" [Live] (Tony Banks, Collins, Peter Gabriel, Hackett, Mike Rutherford)
  4. "Fly on a Windshield" [Live] (Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford)
  5. "Broadway Melody of 1974" [Live] (Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford)
  6. "Every Star in the Night Sky" (Hackett, Clabburn, King, Lehmann)
Special edition CD Japan only bonus tracks
  1. "Everyday" [Live at Club Citta] (Hackett)
  2. "Fast Flower" (Hackett)

Personnel[edit]

Studio tracks
  • Steve Hackett – vocals, guitars (1–8)
  • Roger King – keyboards, programming (1–8)
  • Nick Beggs – bass guitar, Chapman stick (2,3,5,6,7)
  • Dick Driver – double bass (5)
  • John Hackett – flute (5,8)
  • Lauren King – backing vocals (7)
  • Ferenc Kovacs – violin (8)
  • Amanda Lehmann – vocals (3,5,7)
  • Jo Lehmann – backing vocals (7)
  • Anthony Phillips12 string guitar (3,5)
  • Chris Squire – bass guitar (1,2)
  • Christine Townsend – violin, viola (5,6,8)
  • Rob Townsend – soprano sax (3,8)
  • Anklung on "Every Star in the Night Sky" by Egerhazi Attila, Barabas Tamas, Kovacs Ferenc, Kovacs Zoltan, Banai Szilard, Steve Hackett, Jo Lehmann
Live tracks
  • Steve Hackett – guitars, vocals
  • Nick Beggs – bass guitar, Chapman stick, vocals
  • Roger King – keyboards
  • Gary O'Toole – drums, vocals
  • Rob Townsend – sax, flute, whistle, percussion

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