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SO

Peter Gabriel

 

Crossover Prog

3.84 | 681 ratings

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Chris S
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4 stars 'So' has the ability to transport you into the mood of the songs with ease. It is an easily accessible album and whilst I would not call it highly commercial it certainly for me is Gabriel's most commercial effort. Bad? Definitely not, Red Rain is a classic track and probably the best song on the album. Sledgehammer his most commercial song ever, but noone will dismiss it's charm and thumping beat. This song also acted as a portal for video communication, demonstrating Gabriel's visual abilities in a more modern era of technological media.Kate Bush adds a great duet on Don't Give Up, another commercial winner. In Your Eyes and Mercy Street stand out for side 2. Overall this is a classic album from a man in his 30's, all grown up now. The music more malleable for the masses but for me not quite up there with Security and PG3.A very important contribution to the 80's decade.
Chris S | 4/5 |

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