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Phish Wants to Perform Classic Genesis Album with Peter Gabriel for Halloween Concert

Phish has a long tradition of covering entire albums during their Halloween concerts, and now the band has revealed they want to perform Genesis’ 1974 release The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway with its former frontman, Peter Gabriel, for this year’s show. "I'm such a big fan of Peter Gabriel, I can't even begin to tell you," frontman Trey Anastasio tells Rolling Stone.

Peter Gabriel Fears Radiohead Hated His Cover Version

Peter Gabriel fears he will never get to work with Radiohead as frontman Thom Yorke was insulted by his version of their hit track Street Spirit (Fade Out). The former Genesis star recorded orchestral renditions of songs by artists including Neil Young, Lou Reed, and David Bowie for his 2010 album Scratch My Back, and the Radiohead cover was part of that project.

Peter Gabriel Recruits Arcade Fire, Randy Newman For Covers Album

Peter Gabriel is finally getting some of that quid pro quo. Three years ago, the former Genesis singer released an album of covers called Scratch My Back, which featured Gabriel crooning his versions of songs by David Bowie, Neil Young, Lou Reed, Bon Iver, Randy Newman and more. Back then, the goal was for Gabriel to release companion album of those same artists covering his own songs.

Flashback: Peter Gabriel Revives a Genesis Classic in 1978

When Peter Gabriel launched his solo career in 1977, he was determined to make a name for himself outside of Genesis. His self-titled debut LP sounds nothing like the prog-rock Genesis created during his tenure in the band, and when he toured he padded out his setlist with "All Day and All of the Night" by the Kinks and Marvin Gaye's "Ain't That Peculiar" to avoid relying on the catalog of his old band.

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