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Scratch My Back out early 2010

Oct 29, 2009 Peter Gabriel Bookmark and Share


As reported by BBC 6, legendary ex-Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel is prepping a new albumhis first in seven years.

The album, titled Scratch My Back, will feature major orchestral reworkings of notable songs from artists including, Elbow, Radiohead, Arcade Fire, and Bon Iver. As Gabriel collaborator John Metcalfe explained to BBC 6, “the songs are not simply covers, they are quite major reinterpretations of some famous stuff. It’s quite radical and we’re hoping that people really get it and enjoy it.”

While the tracklist has yet to be confirmed. NME has posted a reported lineupas leaked by a Japanese distributor.

Scratch My Back track list?

“Heroes” (David Bowie)
“Street Spirit (Fade Out)” (Radiohead)
“The Book Of Love” (The Magnetic Fields)
“Flume” (Bon Iver)
“My Body Is A Cage” (Arcade Fire)
“Listening Wind” (Talking Heads)
“I Think It’s Going to Rain Today” (Randy Newman)
“Après Moi” (Regina Spektor or Eartha Kitt)
“Waterloo Sunset” (The Kinks)
“The Boy In The Bubble” (Paul Simon)
“The Power Of The Heart” (Lou Reed)
“Philadelphia” (Neil Young)
“Mirrorball” (Elbow)

(via NME)

(www.petergabriel.com)



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