|To Watch the Storms|
|Studio album by|
|Released||9 June 2003|
|Genre||Progressive rock, art rock|
|Label||Camino Records (UK), InsideOut Music (US)|
|Steve Hackett chronology|
To Watch the Storms is the 16th studio album by Steve Hackett. It was recorded with his then touring band including his brother John and producer and keyboardist Roger King. The album was released in three formats including a standard and special editions. Cover artwork was by Kim Poor. There was also a Japanese edition with an extra track not included on the UK releases and alternate cover art, also by Kim Poor.
All songs written by Steve Hackett except where indicated.
Includes four bonus tracks, a 40-page booklet with extended sleeve notes from Steve and original Kim Poor artwork for each track. Packaged in slipcase.
Includes four bonus tracks and an obi strip. Packaged in a slipcase.
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