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Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel - So (Cassette, Album)

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  1. Born Peter Brian Gabriel on Feb. 13, , in Surrey, England As a solo artist, Peter Gabriel earned his big breakthrough with 's So, which spawned the No. 1 hit "Sledgehammer." Gabriel won his first career GRAMMY for for Best New Age Performance for Passion — Music For The Last Temptation Of Christ.
  2. Aug 30,  · I love this album, bought it actually rather recently on vinyl and it's the first Peter Gabriel album I have. Sledgehammer is a killer track and so is Red Rain and Big Time. I don't really care that it's more pop-ish than his previous material and I can't understand how this could be a sell out album as it's still good songwriting.
  3. Sledgehammer Released 21st April, Sledgehammer was the first single to be taken from Peter’s fifth solo studio album So, and was released on 21 April ‘Sledgehammer’ was obviously a big track from that record and that was, in part, homage to the music that I .
  4. Editors’ Notes Inspired by the possibilities of digital technology and the audacious rhythms of Brazil and Africa, Peter Gabriel invigorated pop music with ’s So.. “Sledgehammer” is a James Brown groove reinforced with juicy synths and hard-hitting drum machines. While that song highlights Gabriel’s most soulful singing, his husky voice materializes like a beam of light .
  5. It was Gabriel s fifth solo album and the first one to have a title (the others all having just been called Peter Gabriel). The album spawned a number of hit singles on both sides of the Atlantic including Sledgehammer, Big Time, Don t Give Up (a duet with Kate Bush) and In Your Eyes which drove So to multi-platinum sales, the No.1 spot in Reviews:
  6. Jul 15,  · Four of Peter Gabriel’s live albums are to be reissued later this year on vinyl.. Plays Live, Live In Athens , Secret World Live and Growing Up Live have all been remastered at half-speed and cut to lacquers at 33RPM by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering.. All four have been mastered by Tony Cousins at Metropolis and overseen by Peter Gabriel’s .
  7. His album, So, is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the U.S. The album's most successful single, "Sledgehammer", won a record nine MTV Awards at the MTV Video Music Awards .
  8. May 28,  · Gabriel’s suggestions varied from album-to-album, with Gabriel sometimes requesting more radical changes and other times sticking closer to an album’s original sound. When it came to So, as Gabriel’s engineer Richard Chappell noted later, “Peter asked Tony to make some significant changes from the original — much more bottom end and.
  9. The song that took Peter Gabriel from art rock hero and college radio mainstay to full-on pop star (thanks to a wildly inventive video that was at the time possibly the coolest thing that had ever been done in the medium), 's "Sledgehammer" takes the epic tendencies of previous Gabriel singles like "Shock the Monkey" and "Games Without Frontiers" into a much catchier .

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