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Peter Gabriel


Crossover Prog

2.99 | 513 ratings

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5 stars Peter Gabriel 2 is in my opinion Gabriel's greatest work. His first album had some moments of utter brilliance e.g. Moribund the Burgermeister and Here Comes The Flood but was really quite inconsistent (Modern Love and Excuse Me). This album however sees Gabriel make a much more emotionally profound album with songs like Flotsam and Jetsam really hitting home.

My two favourite tracks on this album are Indigo and Home Sweet Home. These songs are some of the most heart wrenching i have heard and really hold together well. Although the album does have weaker moments like DIY and Animal Magic these aren't bad they just aren't as good as some of the others like the superb Mother of Violence.

All in all this is a much more serious, darker album from Gabriel. It still sees him experimenting with different styles as in Have A Wonderful Day in a One Way World but doesn't let this diminish from the music. This is undoudtably a masterpiece and in my opinion Gabriel's best work to date.

Psychedelia | 5/5 |


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