Peter Gabriel

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Steven Wilson – The Holy Drinker Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells Rush – Witch Hunt Released 12 years apart, The Musical Box and Home by the Sea both contain ghostly themes. Plus these are two amazing songs from quite different musical eras of Genesis. The Musical Box From the album Nursery Cryme. Released 12 November 1971 The song is based on a story of two Victorian children one called Henry and the other called Cynthia. Poor Henry is beheaded by his friend Cynthia…

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Awesome Customer Lego Ideas

The fun aspect of LEGO is the wealth of creativity it can inspire in people all over the world. With the focus of Musical Brick’s custom LEGO models and minifigures it has been a joy to receive pictures of various creations. Michael Pellerin (USA) has customised the Live 1973 stage set to include lights! Wow!   Brett Pangburn (USA) used the Shock the Monkey minifigures to create this amazing shadow box frame. Peter Marcoux (Canada) used a fantastic graphic created by…

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In The Cage Fight – Which Version is the Best?

“Before we carry on and play In the Bloody Cage, which we will play in a minute, is there anyone here who has never seen us before? Anybody WISH they had never seen us before?” – Phil Collins In the Cage was played live on every tour from 1975 to 2007 except, 1976, 1977, 1992 and 1998. Thanks to youtube, we have found some decent versions from the tours of: 1975, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 2007. Enjoy! Original Album…

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Great Ways to Display Lego Minifigures

It comes as no surprise that the Lego group will be collaborating with Ikea in the near future. Over the last few years we have been using Ikea products to display our Lego minifigures. 3 Ikea Products to display your Lego Minifigures Lego and Ikea, two Scandinavian companies, are certainly a popular match for enthusiasts who want to display their LEGO collections! It’s all well and good having little Lego minifigures, but how should you display them? They tend to…

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The Adventures of LEGO Jerry: Security Project

Security Project Featuring Jerry Marotta, the drummer from Gabriel’s classic line-up (1977-1986), plus Trey Gunn from King Crimson, on a 10-string touch guitar. The recent addition of Happy Rhodes, with her 4-octave vocal range, fulfills the band’s promise of re-envisioning the music of Peter Gabriel. Rounding out the band from Shriekback and Sky Cries Mary is Michael Cozzi on guitar and co-founder of Gig Performer and computer scientist David Jameson on keyboards and Eigenharp.   Check out tour dates here

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Peter Gabriel on the soundtrack of Deadpool 2

Is Deadpool gonna do an ‘Anything Now’? The promo above shows Deadpool channeling John Cusack’s character from Say Anything to convince Colossus to join the team. The official soundtrack also includes ‘In Your Eyes’ by Peter Gabriel. The soundtrack comes out May 18. tracklist: 1. Ashes – Celine Dion 2. Welcome To The Party – Diplo, French Montana & Lil Pump (feat. Zhavia Ward) 3. Nobody Speak – DJ Shadow feat. Run The Jewels 4. In Your Eyes – Peter…

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Peter Gabriel’s Shock the Monkey Recreated in Lego

The Classic 1982 Shock the Monkey Video Recreated in Lego The music video was directed by Brian Grant, who has directed TV episodes of “Doctor Who,” “Hex,” and the film “The Immortals”. Gabriel is shown in two guises: A modern-day businessman and a spiritual shaman with white tribal markings. By the end of the video, he’s given in to his more primitive self. Grant expands “men, as time has progressed, have sort of lost their primeval instincts. As we become…

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The 1999 Genesis Five-Piece Studio Work

The Carpet Crawlers Genesis re-recorded “The Carpet Crawlers” as a five-piece band back in 1999. There’s not much information out there about the sessions for “The Carpet Crawlers 1999,” even though it has such significance in the history of Genesis. Taken from http://ultimateclassicrock.com/genesis-no-reunion-tony-banks/ Peter’s idea was to use [producer] Trevor Horn since he was neutral territory: None of us had ever worked with him. The vocal, the way it switches between Peter’s voice to Phil’s voice, is really strong on…

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3 Reasons Peter Gabriel is a Time Lord

1. There is a Tardis Outside Real World Studios I don’t think it’s any coincidence that there is a Police Box parked on the main road on the way into Box village, UK (Home of Real World Studios)  2. He Used to Wear a Time Lord Costume With the long cape around its shoulders and the bat wings attached to the sides of its head, the alien looked remarkably like a Time Lord in full ceremonial regalia. Of course, the…

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