Peter Gabriel is working on an ambitious new covers album featuring Radiohead, Neil Young, Bon Iver, Arcade Fire and David Bowie doing versions of each other's songs. The BBC reports that the album will be called Scratch My Back and will also include Randy Newman, Elbow, Talking Heads and Paul Simon.
Gabriel collaborator John Metcalfe says on his Web site that "the album will be acoustic, using only orchestral instruments (no guitars, drums or world instruments), and range in size from sparse chamber music to much fuller orchestral sounds."
Here's a list of tracks, posted on Gabriel's forum Web site.
01. "Heroes" - David Bowie
02. "Street Spirit" - Radiohead
03. "The Book Of Love" - Magnetic Fields
04. "Flume" - Bon Iver
05. "My Body Is A Cage" - Sara Lov
06. "Listening Wind" - Talking Heads
07. "I Think It's Going To Rain Today" - Randy Newman
08. "Apres Moi"
09. "Waterloo Sunset" - The Kinks
10. "The Boy In The Bubble" - Paul Simon
11. "The Power Of The Heart" - Lou Reed
12. "Philadelphia" - Bruce Springsteen
13. "Mirrorball" - Elbow