Peter Gabriel – Peter Gabriel [II] (1978)

Peter Gabriel is the second solo album by English singer–musician Peter Gabriel, released on June 3, 1978, on Charisma (UK) and Atlantic (US). It’s alternately known as Peter Gabriel II (or “scratch,” a reference to the cover) to avoid confusion with his 1977 release Peter Gabriel. The album was produced by Robert Fripp, who plays guitar on five tracks.

Tracklist:
A1. “On the Air” (5:30)
A2. “D.I.Y.” (2:37)
A3. “Mother of Violence” (3:10)
A4. “A Wonderful Day in a One-Way World” (3:33)
A5. “White Shadow” (5:14)
B1. “Indigo” (3:30)
B2. “Animal Magic” (3:26)
B3. “Exposure” (4:12)
B4. “Flotsam and Jetsam” (2:17)
B5. “Perspective” (3:23)
B6. “Home Sweet Home” (4:37)

Credits:

  • Peter Gabriel – vocals; Hammond organ on 11; piano on 2; synthesizer on 5, 7
  • Robert Fripp – electric guitar on 1, 3, 5, 10; acoustic guitar on 5; Frippertronics on 8
  • Tony Levin – bass guitar on 1, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11; Chapman stick on 2, 4, 9; string bass on 6; recorder arrangements on 6, 9; backing vocals on 1, 4, 7, 10, 11
  • Roy Bittan – keyboards on 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 11
  • Larry Fast – synthesizer, treatments on 1, 2, 5, 7, 10
  • Jerry Marotta – drums on all except 3; backing vocals on 1, 4, 10, 11
  • Sid McGinnis – electric guitar on 1, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11; acoustic guitar on 2, 3; steel guitar on 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11; mandolin on 2; backing vocals on 7
  • Bayeté (Todd Cochran) – keyboards on 2, 4, 6, 7
  • Tim Cappello – saxophone on 10, 11
  • George Marge – recorder on 6, 8, 9
  • John Tims – insects on 3

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