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Peter Gabriel

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September 29, 2011 The pop icon continues his career reinvention with new reworkings of his old songs on New Blood.

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September 17, 2008 Gabriel's third self-titled album, produced by Lillywhite, revealed a bleak, song-oriented side.

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June 22, 2008 In the early '90s, the rocker's studios hosted weeks of experiments by international musicians.

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Cover to We We So Turned On

December 6, 2010 Hear five of 2010's best cover songs, featuring artists ranging from Cee Lo to Peter Gabriel.

Peter Gabriel; credit: Nadav Kander

March 4, 2010 The 60-year-old icon takes Bon Iver's "Flume" and locates its breathtaking grandiosity.

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January 10, 2008 Hear a new mix of music from Billie Holiday, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Peter Gabriel, and Bon Iver.

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July 6, 2007 Live Earth founder Kevin Wall, Paste magazine editor Josh Jackson and musician Alejandro Escoved...

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September 4, 2002 Smooth Swedish jazz from Koop; Novelist, poet, songwriter Charles Trenet; Self-taught guitar won...

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Peter Gabriel's 2010 covers album Scratch My Back is complemented this year by a multi-artist tribute album, And I'll Scratch Yours.

January 7, 2014 In 2010, Gabriel covered songs by the musicians he loves. This year, they've returned the favor.

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Peter Gabriel; credit: Nadav Kander

March 4, 2010 The 60-year-old icon takes Bon Iver's "Flume" and locates its breathtaking grandiosity.

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More Stories

Peter Gabriel's new album, And I'll Scratch Yours, comes out Jan. 7.

December 29, 2013 Four years ago, Gabriel released an album of covers. Now, the objects of his affection reciprocate.

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October 16, 2012 The singer shares some of his favorite songs by other artists and talks about his classic album So.

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Clockwise from upper left: Peter Gabriel, MC Ride of Death Grips, Metz, Kevin Devine of Bad Books

October 9, 2012 On the show: brutally hard rock, sweet pop, and a look back at Peter Gabriel's classic album So.

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Clockwise from top right: Childish Gambino, Youth Lagoon, Zola Jesus, Dum Dum Girls.

September 27, 2011 On this week's show: actor-comedian Donald Glover's hip-hop alter ego, Peter Gabriel and more.

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February 8, 2006 Hear a mix of listener-selected music for Valentine's Day.

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  • Album: Big Blue Ball
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Real World
  • Released: 2008
 

Scratch My Back

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  • Artist: Peter Gabriel
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  • Released: 2010
 

And I'll Scratch Yours

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  • Released: 2014
 

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  • Album: So 25th Anniversary Edition
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  • Released: 2012
 

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II

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