The Barry Williams Show

The Barry Williams Show was the first single from Peter’s 2002 album UP.

The video was directed by Sean Penn. Produced by Jon C. Scheide.

The final part of the two-letter, single-syllable trilogy UP was produced by Peter (and mixed by Tchad Blake and Stephen Hague). Hundreds and hundreds of hours of recordings were made, ultimately being slimmed down to the final ten tracks.

UP soon reveals itself to be another deeply personal statement, with birth and death being near-constant themes. Mostly recorded at Real World (although some initial recordings were made in Senegal, France and on a boat on the Amazon), the album sees contributions from the likes of Peter Green, Danny Thompson, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Daniel Lanois, the Black Dyke Band, Peter’s daughter Melanie and the late, great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

UP tracklisting:
Darkness
Growing Up
Sky Blue
No Way Out
I Grieve
The Drop
The Barry Williams Show
My Head Sounds Like That
More Than This
Signal To Noise