Peter Gabriel Lands On Spotify — Official Playlists
After restricting access for years, Peter Gabriel’s solo catalog is now available to stream on Spotify. Each of the former Genesis frontman’s four self-titled records, as well as 1986’s So, 1992’s Us and 2002’s Up, along with the 1990 compilation Shaking the Tree: Sixteen Golden Greats and 2003’s Hit are now accessible on the streaming platform.
This week’s edition of Saturday Stream presents several Spotify Playlists curated by the official Peter Gabriel Spotify profile. The four collections capture Gabriel at all points of his solo career and highlight his collaborations, hit songs and rarities.
First up is the Peter Gabriel Playlist that features his best known originals. Here you’ll find such classics as “Sledgehammer,” “Shock The Monkey,” “Solsbury Hill,” “Shaking The Tree,” “In Your Eyes” and many others. Listen below:
Gabriel’s drum-driven and highly rhythmic songs are collected in the Peter Gabriel A Different Drum Playlist. Early percussive tracks such as “Moribund The Burgermeister,” “Exposure,” “Intruder” and “The Rhythm Of The Heat” are included along with several others from throughout his various releases. Check out the beat-focused set here:
“A selection of tracks from Peter Gabriel that have the piano at their core,” describes the Peter Gabriel Keys Playlist. This 14-song collection presents Gabriel’s keyboard skills on such tunes as “Mother Of Violence,” “Lead A Normal Life,” “Wallflower,” “Sky Blue,” “The Drop” and “Here Comes The Flood.” Stream the piano playlist:
Finally, the Peter Gabriel With … Playlist is made up of collaborations with many other talented artists that have occurred over the past several decades. Robbie Robertson, Joni Mitchell, Laurie Anderson, Blind Boys Of Alabama, Robert Fripp, Daniel Lanois, Tony Levin and many others are featured across the 23 tracks, including Kate Bush on the popular duet “Don’t Give Up.” Give a listen to the collaborative collection: