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  Наименование CD :

Год издания : 1986

Компания звукозаписи : Geffen

Музыкальный стиль : College Rock, Album Rock, Pop/Rock

Время звучания : 46:22

Код CD : PGCDP 5

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Pop Art      

Peter Gabriel introduced his fifth studio album So with "Sledgehammer," an Otis Redding-inspired soul-pop raver that was easily his catchiest, happiest single to date. Needless to say, it was also his most accessible, and, in that sense it was a good introduction to So, the catchiest, happiest record he ever cut. "Sledgehammer" propelled the record toward blockbuster status, and Gabriel had enough songs with single potential to keep it there. There was "Big Time," another colorful dance number; "Don't Give Up," a moving duet with Kate Bush; "Red Rain," a stately anthem popular on album rock radio; and "In Your Eyes," Gabriel's greatest love song which achieved genuine classic status after being featured in Cameron Crowe's classic, Say Anything. These all illustrated the strengths of the album: Gabriel's increased melodicism and ability to blend soul, African music, jangly pop, and soul into his moody art rock. Apart from these singles, plus the urgent "That Voice Again," the rest of the record is as quiet as the album tracks of Security. The difference is, the singles on that record were part of the overall fabric; here, the singles are the fabric, which can make the album seem top-heavy (a fault of many blockbuster albums, particularly those of the mid-'80s). Even so, those songs are so strong, finding Gabriel in a newfound confidence and accessibility, that it's hard not to be won over by them, even if So doesn't develop the unity of its two predecessors.

- Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)

  Соисполнители :

Bill Laswell (Bass)
Daniel Lanois (Guitar, Percussion)
David Rhodes (Guitar, Vocals)
Dee Lewis (Vocals)
Don Mikkelsen (Trombone)
Jerry Marotta (Drums, Guitar, Vocals)
Jim Kerr (Vocals)
Jimmy Bralower (Synthesizer)
Kate Bush (Vocals)
Lakshminarayana Shankar (Violin)
Laurie Anderson (Vocals)
Manu Katche (Percussion, Drums)
Mark Rivera (Saxophone)
Nile Rodgers (Guitar)
Richard Tee (Piano, Keyboards)
Ronnell Bright (Vocals)
Simon Clark (Synthesizer, Bass, Guitar)
Stewart Copeland (Synthesizer, Percussion, Drums, Keyboards)
Tony Levin (Bass, Guitar, Vocals)
Wayne Jackson (Trumpet, Cornet)

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Наименование трека



   1 Red Rain     T       0:05:39 Gabriel
   2 Sledgehammer     T       0:05:16 -"-
   3 Don't Give Up     T       0:06:33 -"-
   4 That Voice Again     T       0:04:53 Gabriel / Rhodes
   5 In Your Eyes     T       0:05:30 Gabriel
   6 Mercy Street     T       0:06:21 -"-
   7 Big Time     T       0:04:29 -"-
   8 We Do What We're Told     T       0:03:22 Milgram's 37 - Gabriel
   9 This Is The Pictures     T       0:04:20 Excellent Birds - Anderson / Gabriel


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