Peter Gabriel‘s long-awaited fourth self-titled album – later retitled Security before its Sept. 5, 1982, U.S. release – began with the rhythm.
Art-rock innovator, soul-pop craftsman, "world music" ambassador: Peter Gabriel has evolved substantially with each LP, often abandoning a comfortable style to stake out new creative ground. And whether he's wielding his soulful "Sledgehammer" or channeling an evil "Intruder," his music always aims for the grandiose – even his leftovers are crafted with imagination and verve.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the release of Peter's debut solo album, we've created this new video for Solsbury Hill, the first single to be taken from the album and a firm live favourite through the years.
On Feb. 25th of 1977, former Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel released his solo debut album, his first of four untitled efforts (usually referred to as either "Peter Gabriel 1" or "Car," due to its rain-soaked-windshield cover image).