(SACD)

B

Peter Gabriel "Car" (1977)

First solo album after withdrawal from Genesis. Various type of songs are included with intension to create not-Genesis-like music: dark song, pops, blues, or heavy song with orchestra.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(SACD)

C

Peter Gabriel "Scratch" (1978)

Robert Fripp of King Crimson produced this album. Atmosphere is darker than the former album. PG had been searching his direction, his wavering is felt from songs. Some songs are not good.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(SACD)

S

Peter Gabriel "Melt" (1980)

Masterpiece of PG. He found his own style with ethnic rhythm. No one can create such a characteristic music but PG.

Kate Bush joined in 2 songs as guest vocalist.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(SACD)

A

Peter Gabriel "Security" (1982)

Ethnic style is strengthened. Dark and mysterious songs are included.

Masterpiece, but too eccentric for beginner. It is better to listen this album after listening Melt.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(1CD)


(2CD)


(2CD)


(1SACD)

A

Plays live (1983)

Live recording after release of Security including songs from Melt and Security. Song selection, performance, and sound quality are perfect. Some songs are better than original studio recording.

Recent remastered edition of this album is highlighted version with reduced songs from original release. 2CD edition including more songs is also available.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(SACD)

C

Birdy (1984)

Soundtrack of the movie "Birdy". Instrumental songs are included which are arranged from previously released songs.

I didn't listen CD yet, but watched the movie. I didn't impressed by songs used in the movie.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(SACD)


25th Anniv.edtion


(3CD)


(Box set)

B

So (1986)

Worldwide mega hit album including Sledgehammer and Big Time. Many people recognized him as a pop star.

Ballade song Don't Give Up which he duetted with Kate Bush is outstanding.

Hi-quality finished album, but less interesting than Melt and Security because of diluted ethnic atmosphere.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).

3CD set includes Live in Athens.


(SACD)

D

Passion: the Last Temptation of Christ (1989)

Soundtrack of the movie "The Last Temptation of Christ". Ethnic instrumental songs are included, but no rock songs.

Only for lover of ethnic music.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(SACD)

D

Shaking the tree: 16 Golden Greats (1990)

Compilation album selected from Car until So. New song Shaking a Tree and alternative version of previously released song are included.

Good as showcase. However, I don't recommend compilation, because I believe "PG completes artistic production in each album".

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).


(SACD)

A

Us (1992)

This album includes all aspect of PG sound: mysterious, healing, pop, hard ett. Sounds are thick and rich with many ethnic instruments.

SACD (2ch only) is also available (SACD player is required).

A

Secret world Live (1994)

Live recording after release of Us including songs from So and Us. Song selection, order of songs and sound quality are superb.

DVD is also available.

B

OVO: Millennium show (2000)

Soundtrack for circus show held at Millennium Dome in London in 2000. All songs are composed by PG, but most songs are sung by guest vocalist.

D

Long walk home: Music from the Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Soundtrack of the movie "Rabbit-Proof Fence". Ethnic instrumental songs are included, but no rock songs.

Only for lover of ethnic music.


(SACD)

B

Up (2002)

Calm and gentle songs are included. Good as healing music.

Hybrid SACD including 5.1ch surround is also available.


(2CD)

D

Scratch my back (2010)

Cover album including songs of David Bowie, Radiohead, etc. To encourage his own creativity, PGdecidednot use drum and guitar. Songs are performed with his voice, piano, and orchestra.

Good as healing music.

Deluxe edition with bonus CD is also available.


(2CD)

?

New blood

Re-recorded past songs with orchestra arrangement. No drum, no guitar.

I didn't listen the album, because I don't like such kind of arrangement.

2CD set with bonus disk which contains songs without vocal is also available.

C

I'll scratch yours

Contians arranged version of PG masterpieces by various artists, such as David Barn, Brian Eno, etc.

They arrenged songs with free inspiration. Very intresting.

D

HIT (2004)

2CD set. First CD includes single cut songs. Second CD includes masterpieces from past albums.

It is good as showcase. However, I don't recommend compilation album, because I believe "PG completes artistic production in each album".


(DVD)


(Blu-ray)

A

Live in Athens 1987 & Play

Live footage of So tour in 1987. Show with self-confience and enthusiasm was recorded.

Video complation "Play" is attached as bonus disk.


(DVD)


(Blu-ray)

A

Secret world live

Live footage after release of Us in 1994. Various properties are used on stage. We could not miss Tony Levin's various bass guitar.

Song selection and performance are perfect.


(DVD)

A

Growing up live

Live footage after release of Up in 2003. Daughter of PG joins as backing vocalist. Staging set is bigger than Secret World Live. In Downside Up, PG and his daughter walk around suspended circular stage hanging upside down. Very enjoyable video.

A

PLAY

Compilation of promotion videos. All songs are remixed to 5.1ch surround.

?

Still growing up & unwrapped

Live footage of "Still Growing Up Tour" in 2004. I haven't watch it.


(DVD)


(Blu-ray)

?

New blood Live in London

Live footage of concert which performed PG's past songs wich orchestra.


(DVD)


(Blu-ray)

?

Back to Front: Live in London

Live footage of concert at London in Octover 2013.

For 25th anniversary of So, entire songs of this album were performed with tour member of So era.







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