Peter Gabriel

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Peter Gabriel was educated at Charterhouse School, Surrey, England. He was the lead singer of leading progressive rock band Genesis from its inception until he left in 1975 for a successful solo career as a singer-songwriter, soundtrack composer and innovator in visual presentation of music, music videos and digital methods of recording and ... See full bio »

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WALL·E Soundtrack
Red Planet Soundtrack


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 2022 Dante's Hell (rumored) (post-production)
 2020 Monster in Your Head (Short) (music by)
 2019 Peter Gabriel on Making the Music for 'Birdy' (Video documentary short)
 2017 McKellen: Playing the Part (Documentary) (composer)
 2017 Birds Like Us
 2016/III Motherland (rumored)
 2016 Peter Gabriel: The Veil (Music Video)
 2016/III Open Your Eyes (Documentary short) (Guest vocalist)
 2013 The Passion of Martin Scorsese (Video short)
 2009 The Midway State Feat. Lady Gaga: Don't Give Up (Music Video) (original music by)
 2007 360° - Die GEO-Reportage (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2007 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (Documentary short)
 2004 Growing Up on Tour (Video documentary short)
 2004 Gurudev (Short) (music by)
 2004 Peter Gabriel: Father, Son (Music Video)
 2004 Genesis: The Video Show (Video)
 2003 Peter Gabriel: The Drop (Music Video)
 2002 Following the Rabbit-Proof Fence (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Peter Gabriel: Growing Up (Music Video)
 2002 Peter Gabriel: The Barry Williams Show (Music Video short)
 1999 Genesis: The Carpet Crawlers 1999 (Music Video)
 1998 Women's Day: The Making of a Bill (Documentary short)
 1996 Peter Gabriel: Eve (Video Game)
 1995 Bedr: Sinemada bir dolunay (Documentary short)
 1995 Oikogeneiaki fotografia (Short)
 1994 Peter Gabriel's Secret World (TV Special documentary)
 1993 All About Us (Video documentary)
 1993 Peter Gabriel: Come Talk to Me (Music Video)
 1993 Peter Gabriel: Lovetown (Music Video)
 1993 Xplora1 (Video Game)
 1993 Peter Gabriel: Blood of Eden (Music Video)
 1990 PoV (Video documentary)
 1990 Guns: A Day in the Death of America (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Peter Gabriel: Zaar (Music Video)
 1988 Peter Gabriel: Biko (Music Video)
 1987 100 aviones de papel (Short)
 1987 Cv (Video short)
 1987 Peter Gabriel: Red Rain (Music Video)
 1986 Peter Gabriel: In Your Eyes (Music Video)
 1986 Peter Gabriel: Mercy Street (Music Video)
 1986 Peter Gabriel: Sledgehammer (Music Video)
 1986 Peter Gabriel: Big Time (Music Video)
 1984 Peter Gabriel: This Is the Picture (Music Video)
 1984 Birdy
 1983 Peter Gabriel: I Don't Remember (Music Video)
 1980 Peter Gabriel: No Self Control (Music Video)
 1977 Peter Gabriel: Modern Love (Music Video short)
 1977 Peter Gabriel: Solsbury Hill (Music Video)
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In opera you have this very abstracted form of singing, through a brilliant technique often, but for me as a listener it doesn't have the emotional impact that I get when I listen to great soul or blues music. See more »


Peter Weller listened to his song "Red Rain" on headphones inside his costume during filming a scene in RoboCop (1987). See more »


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