Buy This Album: Peter Gabriel’s SCRATCH MY BACK


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Peter Gabriel Scratch My Back

This week, Peter Gabriel releases a new acoustic album entitled SCRATCH MY BACK, with no guitars or drums. 

On the album, Peter covers songs done by other artists.  Later, a companion album of Peter Gabriel covers by other artists will be released on a disc entitled I’LL SCRATCH YOURS.

The songs on SCRATCH MY BACK include:

  • HEROES by David Bowie
  • THE BOY IN THE BUBBLE by Paul Simon
  • MIRRORBALL by Elbow
  • FLUME by Bon Iver
  • LISTENING WIND by Talking Heads
  • THE POWER OF THE HEART by Lou Reed
  • MY BODY IS A CAGE by Arcade Fire
  • THE BOOK OF LOVE by The Magnetic Fields
  • I THINK IT’S GOING TO RAIN TODAY by Randy Newman
  • APRES MOI by Regina Spektor
  • PHILADELPHIA by Neil Young
  • STREET SPIRIT by Radiohead

Some of the covers to be on I’LL SCRATCH YOURS have been announced to include the following:

  • Paul Simon doing BIKO
  • Stephin Merrit of The Magnetic Fields doing NOT ONE OF US
  • Randy Newman doing BIG TIME
  • Tom Yorke of Radiohead doing WALLFLOWER