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 […]

Peter Gabriel – Security (1982)

Security is the North American title of the fourth eponymous studio album by Peter Gabriel, released on September 6, 1982, on Charisma (UK) and Geffen (US, Canada). Its lead-off single, “Shock the Monkey,” became a staple of early MTV. This is Gabriel’s fourth solo album after his 1975 departure from Genesis. Gabriel self-titled his first […]

Peter Gabriel ‎– Peter Gabriel (1977)

Peter Gabriel — alternately referred to as the “rainy windshield” album — is the first of four self-titled solo albums by English musician/vocalist Peter Gabriel, released in 1977 on Charisma and Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Moribund the Burgermeister” (4:19) A2. “Solsbury Hill” (4:20) A3. “Modern Love” (3:37) A4. “Excuse Me” (3:20) A5. “Humdrum” (3:23) B1. “Slowburn” […]

King Crimson

King Crimson are an English rock band, active at multiple intervals since 1969. The original lineup of guitarist Robert Fripp, bassist–singer Greg Lake, reedist–keyboardist Ian McDonald, and drummer Michael Giles made one album, In the Court of the Crimson King, the catalyst for symphonic-rock. When Lake departed for Emerson Lake & Palmer and McDonald and […]