This following is the solo discography of Peter Gabriel , an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. The song is the most played music video in the history of the station. Gabriel has been a champion of world music for much of his career. He has also pioneered digital distribution methods for music, co-founding OD2 , one of the first online music download services. In , he released the anti- apartheid single " Biko ". AllMusic has described Gabriel as "one of rock's most ambitious, innovative musicians, as well as one of its most political. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Peter Gabriel discography Peter Gabriel in Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved 25 February
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Peter Brian Gabriel born 13 February is an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and activist. He rose to fame as the original lead singer of the progressive rock band Genesis. His album, So , is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the U. Gabriel has been a champion of world music for much of his career. He has also pioneered digital distribution methods for music, co-founding OD2 , one of the first online music download services. In , he released the anti-apartheid single " Biko ". At age 10, he purchased a floor tom-tom. Gabriel remarked of his early influences, " Hymns played quite a large part. They were the closest I came to soul music before I discovered soul music. There are certain hymns that you can scream your lungs out on, and I used to love that.
With "Humdrum," he put another foot forward, seemingly celebrating the birth of his first daughter. After dismantling King Crimson in , guitarist and prog architect Robert Fripp launched a bizarre production career, helming LPs for folk trio the Roches, Philly soul journeyman Darryl Hall and experimental kindred spirit Peter Gabriel. Eerie art-funk soundscape "Exposure" is an equal collaboration between the prog-rock gods, with distinct versions appearing on both Gabriel's self-titled album a. Both takes, built on Tony Levin's barking bass and glacial "Frippertronics," are defined by the polar opposite vocal performances: Terry Roche's slasher-film screams on the Fripp cut and Gabriel's deep, pitch-shifted moans on his solo cut. Gabriel explores his full vocal range here — from hoarse yelp to frog-in-throat rumble. No cymbals, though: Gabriel forbade them during the sessions, insisting that they cluttered the mix. But beneath the water are the tentacles of two larger, dominant organisms which are the families making connection through those two particular tentacles.