Legendary Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will publish his memoir, A Genesis In My Bed – Steve Hackett: The Autobiography, this July. Hackett joined Genesis in time for its 1971 third album, Nursery Cryme, and performed and composed material for such classic sets as Foxtrot, Genesis Live, Selling England By The Pound, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, A Trick Of The Tail, Wind And Wuthering, and left during the mixing of 1977's Seconds Out. In January 2019, Steve Hackett released his 25th album, At The Edge Of Light.
According to the press release for the new book:
Steve talks candidly about his early life, his time with Genesis, and in particular his personal relationships with the other four band members, with great insight into the daily goings on of this major rock band. . . Naturally, A Genesis In My Bed also regales stories of Steve's career since leaving Genesis and the many different journeys that it has taken him on. . . . It is a riveting read. Indispensable for Genesis fans but also essential for general music lovers and avid readers of autobiographies full of heartfelt and emotive tales.