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The Toolbox: A new platform for tools aiding social change

The Toolbox is a website aimed at showcasing the individual and collective power of digital tools designed to spark social change. Their goal is to democratise the power of technology by providing easy access to web and mobile...
9th Apr, 2:03pm

Changes to the Kiev show on 10th May

For those of you with tickets to the Kiev show on 10th May, we have important news for you. Peter Gabriel  will perform in Kiev as planned and on the same date, but in the new concert hall – Sports Palace . The original announcement had...
7th Apr, 8:01am

Peter to attend Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Peter is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the official ceremony taking place on 10th April in Brooklyn, New york.  The event is scheduled to be televised exclusively on HBO on the 31st May - there will also be the...
2nd Apr, 11:42am

Back To Front showing in UK cinemas tomorrow

Peter’s new film  Back To Front  will be showing in Vue, Cineworld, Odeon, Showcase and independent cinemas across the UK tomorrow, Thursday 20 March.  There will be some additional showings on Sunday 23 March, but it’s a limited release...
19th Mar, 9:17pm

Back To Front Twitter Competition

The new Back To Front concert will be screening in Showcase cinema’s across the UK on the 20th & the 23rd of March.   For your chance to win the set, follow Showcase cinema’s on Twitter and retweet one of their competition...
19th Mar, 10:00am

DIYHealth.org

The Angiogenesis Foundation, in collaboration with Peter, has launched  DIYHealth.org , an outside-of-the-box solution to wellness that puts practical actions, informed by scientific evidence, into the hands of the people.  DIYHealth.org...
18th Feb, 1:29pm

Revisit So in your iPad with a new free app

Peter has given photographer and journalist Armando Gallo (along with software development house Zentric) access to music, videos and other material related to the So album in order for them to create a new So iPad app which is now...
14th Feb, 5:00pm

Get Your Invitation to the Back To Front Tour Soundcheck

There are just two weeks left to book your invitation to the soundcheck on the 2014 Back To Front Tour.  Go Behind the Scenes  on your chosen date with  private access to watch the band warm up on the afternoon of the show, enjoy...
13th Feb, 10:01am

The Life of Rock with Brian Pern

"Tonight sees the start of a 3 part ‘mockumentary ‘. Many of the laughs are at my expense, but it also had me laughing a lot. I think you will enjoy it. There are also many great cameos, my favourites being from Reeves and...
10th Feb, 10:06am

Back to Front Trailer Live!

Peter Gabriel’s new film Back to Front will be in selected cinemas from March 2014. The film’s theatrical trailer is now available to see and details on how to get tickets are available at www.petergabrielbacktofront.com ....
6th Feb, 1:40pm

Cinema Release for Back to Front

We are pleased to announce that the new Peter Gabriel film entitled  Back to Front  will be in cinemas from March 2014, for a limited run. Directed by BAFTA award winner Hamish Hamilton at London’s O2 last October, the film not only...
24th Jan, 4:22pm

Peter to join The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

Peter Gabriel is set to join  The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame  and will be inducted in 2014.  Chosen by more than 700 voters (artists, historians and music industry professionals) of the  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  Foundation, the 2014...
17th Dec 2013, 5:23pm

Scratch My Back / And I'll Scratch Yours Double Vinyl

We’re pleased to announce that a  double LP version of Scratch My Back / And I’ll Scratch Yours  will be released on vinyl on 16th December. Available as double 180 gram audiophile vinyl, in a gatefold sleeve and with printed...
12th Dec 2013, 4:01pm

The Behind the Scenes Experience - Back To Front 2014

This is a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes and view the Back to Front  Soundcheck for Peter’s upcoming shows in Spring 2014. The Behind the Scenes Experience will be on sale from 10.00 GMT 16th December 2013 at a price...
11th Dec 2013, 10:59am

International Human Rights Day

December 10th is International Human Rights Day. As we commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - and honour the great Nelson Mandela - please show your support for human rights by helping Amnesty...
10th Dec 2013, 2:14pm

Peter Gabriel speaks of the loss of Nelson Mandela

“ To come out of 27 years in jail and to immediately set about building a Rainbow Nation with your sworn enemy is a unique and extraordinary example of courage and forgiveness.  In this case, Mandela had seen many of his people...
6th Dec 2013, 12:43pm

Particles of Dawn: Scenes from The Great Animal Orchestra

Bernie Krause in 1971 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, during the Beaver & Krause  Gandharva Warner Brothers recording session. Bernie Krause is both a musician and naturalist; a visionary in both disciplines. Since 1968, Dr....
15th Nov 2013, 10:59am

More Back To Front tour dates added for Spring 2014

We are pleased to announce a further 4 dates have been added to the Back To Front tour schedule for next year.  Tickets for the show in Czech Republic are on sale form 14th Nov 10:00 (CET ). Tickets for the three Scandinavian shows are...
12th Nov 2013, 12:41pm

And I'll Scratch Yours - Released in the US 7th January

And I’ll Scratch Yours David Byrne – “I Don’t Remember” Bon Iver – “Come Talk To Me” Regina Spektor – “Blood of Eden” Stephin Merritt – “Not One of Us” Joseph Arthur – “Shock the Monkey” Randy Newman – “Big Time”...
12th Nov 2013, 1:20am

Latvia, Lithuania & Ukraine added to Back To Front 2014

More Eastern European tour dates have been added to Peter’s Back To Front tour in 2014: 10th May - Stero Plaza  -  Kiev , UA 16th May - Siemens Arena  -  Vilnius ,  LT 17th May - Arena Riga - Riga ,  LV Tickets...
11th Nov 2013, 11:08am

New Eastern European dates added to the Back To Front 2014 tour

The following dates have been added to Peter’s Back To Front tour in 2014: 05th May - Slovnaft Arena  -   Bratislava, SK 06th May -  Budapest Arena  -   Budapest, H 08th May - Romexpo  - ...
4th Nov 2013, 8:05am

Courage out on Monday (Tue US)

A true ‘lost’ gem, the track ‘Courage’ had never been previously released, or even heard by fans, until the So Box Set release last year. It’s a song that was very much part of the So album recording sessions but was...
1st Nov 2013, 10:14am

Oh Lou, where have you gone?

Oh Lou, where have you gone? We have lost a great artist And I have lost my friend. It was your words and your work with the Velvet Underground that inspired Vaclav Havel to name the Czech revolution, the Velvet Revolution. You brought a...
28th Oct 2013, 6:05pm

German Tour Dates - Tickets On Sale 2nd Nov

As the first leg of the European tour came to a close in Manchester last week we are very pleased to announce to our friends that due to enthusiastic demand Peter will be performing more Back to Front shows in Spring 2014. General public...
28th Oct 2013, 1:36pm

Crowdsourced footage from the 02 shows

Do you have an eye for capturing the moment? Or are you a budding film maker? We would like to invite fans attending either of Peter’s shows at the O2 Arena to record songs from the performance on their smart phones. In particular we would like...
21st Oct 2013, 6:53pm

New 'Back To Front' Tour Dates Announced for 2014

Following the phenomenal response to the recent ‘Back to Front’ tour dates in Europe this autumn, Peter will play more shows in celebration of his album So in April/May 2014. It is testament to the enduring appeal of Gabriel’s 1986 album...
18th Oct 2013, 8:11pm

Back to Front 2013: Encore Series

The Peter Gabriel Encore Series will again be available on the Back to Front Tour 2013 . Each show will be recorded live off the soundboard, mixed by Peter’s Front of House Engineer, Ben Findlay. Shows can be purchased separately, or as a...
7th Oct 2013, 4:56pm

The official walk-in playlist for the 'Back To Front' tour 2013

The European leg of the ‘Back To Front’ tour is now in full swing with Peter and the band performing their fourth show in Vienna tonight. Each night before the performance audiences can hear a specially selected collection of...
3rd Oct 2013, 2:21pm

Download Courage (The Hexidecimal Mix)

To celebrate the start of the Back to Front European Tour we’re giving you the chance to download a very special new remix of the track Courage (The Hexidecimal Mix) by renowned producer and remixer Steve Osborne.  When work began...
30th Sep 2013, 5:02pm

MagicCubes at the show in Denmark

At the first show of the tour in Herning, Denmark, Peter introduced the brand new technology of MagicCubes. Developed with RoboProfessor Henrik Hautop Lund from the Technical University of Denmark , the MusicTiles MagicCubes highlight...
30th Sep 2013, 11:12am

Back To Front tour rehearsals

The  Peter Gabriel  ’Back To Front’ band - sounding great at the London rehearsals. Production rehearsals are now underway in Denmark.  The tour kicks off at the  Jyske Bank Arena in Herning this Saturday. See a full...
25th Sep 2013, 9:54am

And I'll Scratch Yours out this week

It’s taken a while (three years to be exact) but we’re very pleased to say that finally, the moment has come. The companion album to Peter’s Scratch My Back entitled  And I’ll Scratch Yours  is out this week. ...
23rd Sep 2013, 2:22pm

European tour preparations are well underway...

The European leg of ‘Back To Front’ is starting to roll. The tour trucks are loading at Real World today and heading to band rehearsals over the weekend before moving on to production rehearsals and the first of an 18 show run in ...
20th Sep 2013, 2:31pm

Bon Iver on Come Talk To Me

Bon Iver’s justin vernon discusses his version of ‘Come Talk To Me’ and why the song is so important to him. Scratch my back / and i’ll scratch yours is released today in  Austria,  Belgium,  Germany, ...
20th Sep 2013, 1:02pm

Live In Athens 1987 DVD / Blu-ray Out Now

The full concert film, rebuilt from the original 35mm negatives, painstakingly restored, digitised and remixed in 5.1 surround sound. The double disc includes the full opening support set from Senegalese artist Youssou N'Dour - fully restored...
16th Sep 2013, 12:19pm

'Scratch My Back / And I'll Scratch Yours' print available with the album from selected Independent record stores in the UK

To celebrate the release of Peter Gabriel's 'And I'll Scratch Yours' album on 23 September, and to support your local independent record shop into the bargain, UK fans have the chance to pick up an exclusive print of the 'Scratch My Back / And...
12th Sep 2013, 3:21pm

Zagreb Show Cancelled, Belgrade Show Announced

"We have just been informed that the promoter for our Zagreb concert has gone out of business. The closest city that our promoters Live Nation have been able to find for an alternative concert that night is Belgrade. We have been promised by...
5th Sep 2013, 4:42pm

David Byrne on Listening Wind

David Byrne's version of 'I Don't Remember' is one of four tracks from Peter's third solo album that feature on And I'll Scratch Yours . In this clip David Byrne talks about Peter's version of the Talking Heads track 'Listening Wind'.
5th Sep 2013, 11:03am

Celebrating Youssou N'Dour this weekend

Youssou N'Dour has been awarded the 2013 Polar Music Prize - Sweden's most prestigious award for musicians. Coinciding with this, BBC 4 television are airing two programmes on Youssou tonight starting at 9.40pm. The first is called...
30th Aug 2013, 12:48pm

Mirrorball and Mercy Street (Scratch My Back / And I'll Scratch Yours)

Peter Gabriel, Guy Garvey, John Metcalfe and Bob Ezrin talk about the recording of Mirrorball and Elbows reciprocal version of Mercy Street. "We chose to cover Mercy Street because it's such an amazing song, It's my favourite from SO. Also...
19th Aug 2013, 12:24pm
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