MAK in the USA28 August 2009 at 3:02pmPosts: 3643 (0 today)Status: offline
Has anyone ever heard this version of "Washing of the Water" before? First time for me. . .I like it! Nice video also.
Anyone know the origin of this recording and who is singing backing vocals with PG?
Washing of the Water. . .
chawin28 August 2009 at 5:05pmPosts: 165 (0 today)Status: offline
Was recorded on Jools Holland show in 2003 and is on P.Gs PLAY the videos
Duddy28 August 2009 at 5:44pmPosts: 5639 (0 today)Status: offline
Looked this up on the DVD as mentioned by Chawin.
Backing vocal: Claudia Fontaine, Louise Marshyall and Helen McRobbise. Also vocals by Jools H and Sam Brown.(I think the latter is Joe Brown's daughter - an english singer I think in 60's)
MAK in the USA28 August 2009 at 5:50pmPosts: 3643 (0 today)Status: offline
Well. . .I feel stupid now! :-] Guess I have heard this version before. . .just not for a while!! :-]
Thanks for the info Chawin and Duddy!!
Duddy28 August 2009 at 6:14pmPosts: 5639 (0 today)Status: offline
Don't feel daft, that is my job! :-]
A great version but I love the Secret World one.
Mozo Is Here28 August 2009 at 6:44pmPosts: 1077 (0 today)Status: offline
MAK in the USA28 August 2009 at 9:17pmPosts: 3643 (0 today)Status: offline
Thanks for the links Mozo. . .I have seen the "Another Day" video before. . .I believe it's posted on the "PG covering other artist's" thread somewhere.
Duddy. . .Glad I'm not alone!! I like the Secret World version of "Washing of the Water" better also. Just can't get enough of that song. . .love it!!
Cimber30 August 2009 at 8:44amPosts: 2570 (0 today)Status: offline
There is also a piano-performance of "Here comes the Flood" beside "Another Day" from that Kate Bush-show from 1979. "Another Day" is a wonderful tune that did not appear on any official Gabriel-solo album just like the awesome "Why Don`t We".
The "Jools Holland/PLAY-DVD-clip-version" of "Washing of the Water" is the BEST version - at least for me :-]- some cool Gospel/Blues-touch, nice and short, cool arrangement.
I recommend listening to the tripple-package:
1. "That`ll Do"
2. "Washing Of The Water" (Jools Holland)
3. "Book Of Love"
The Jools Holland-version of "Water" can be found on the album "Friends 3" by "Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra".
An alternative live version of "Water" to the live-version from the "Secret World Tour" with Shankar`s violin and Manu Katche`s drumming is the piano-performance of Peter from the "Arctic Mandela Concert" b(on youtube, also from this concert: "Asimbonanga" with Johnny Clegg).
MAK in the USA30 August 2009 at 1:48pmPosts: 3643 (0 today)Status: offline
DolceVita30 August 2009 at 4:06pmPosts: 2321 (0 today)Status: offline
I LOVE this song too, a sweet and intimate songs
Duddy30 August 2009 at 4:30pmPosts: 5639 (0 today)Status: offline
Great link MAK, there's a wobble in his voice there that I love, an exposed fragile sound. I can't imagine how anyone stands up amongst such a crowd with just a keyboard. I know it is his 'job' but still. Acoustic tour hmmm. . .Added to my favourites list. :-]
MAK in the USA31 August 2009 at 4:55amPosts: 3643 (0 today)Status: offline
Had to post this one as well. . .
Chills!!! PG's vocals and emotion in this performance are perfection at its best!
"Washing of the Water" - Secret World Tour
"River, oh river, river running deep
Bring me something that will let me get to sleep
In the washing of the water will you take it all away
Bring me something to take this pain away"