and he’ll scratch yours

music man Peter Gabriel tackles some favorite tunes by some favorite bands on his forthcoming studio release Scratch My Back (in stores Feb. 15).  highlights include Arcade Fire’s “My Body is a Cage,” David Bowie’s “Heroes,” and an emotive rendition of Bon Iver’s “Flume.”

read more here or on Gabriel’s website. and click here for a listening preview narrated by Gabriel himself.


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2 Responses to “and he’ll scratch yours”

  1. Nigel Featherstone Says:

    Thanks heaps for the tip on this – Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’ album is a personal favourite, and on this new album he’s covering some great people, particularly Arcade Fire and Bon Iver. I’ll be sure to check it out.

    • larooblog Says:

      my pleasure! glad someone else is excited about it, too. he may have lost his way a little bit over hte 90’s, but i think his choice over cover songs proves that he never lost touch. you should definitely give the sneak preview a listen!

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