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Peter talks to Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music

BBC Radio 6 Music's Tom Robinson invited Peter into the studio to chat about his career to date and the 30th anniversary of WOMAD festival . The interview was broadcasted on Saturday evening, but is available to listen to...
23rd Jul 2012, 10:37am

Happy 20th Birthday WITNESS!

For 20 years, WITNESS has been empowering activists to expose human rights abuse through video. To kick-start their birthday celebration their goal is to raise $20,000 from supporters like you. These funds will help them give more activists...
22nd Jun 2012, 4:44pm

Secret World Live remastered (old VS. new comparison)

Discover more about the restoration process of 'Secret World Live', Peter's Grammy Award winning film from 1994. The newly restored film is to be released on DVD & Bluray on the July 16th (24th US).
19th Jun 2012, 5:14pm

Additional dates added to the 'Back To Front' tour

Three additional dates in October have been added to the 'Back To Front' tour of North America / Canada. Fan Club Pre-sale / VIP tickets go on sale on the 19 June at 10am (EST), with the General public sale being the 22 June at 10am (EST)....
18th Jun 2012, 11:35am

The Interspecies Internet

The Interspecies Internet (I2I) is a non-profit organisation founded by Peter which was created to explore, encourage and facilitate communication between cognitive species.  Some of you may have already seen the footage of Peter playing with...
14th Jun 2012, 5:39pm

WITNESS launches Human Rights channel on YouTube

WITNESS have launched the Human Rights channel [BETA] on YouTube in conjunction with Storyful . The channel will be curating the most powerful human rights content - breaking news, cutting edge activism video, under-covered stories,...
12th Jun 2012, 12:16pm

Back To Front: VIP Packages

VIP packages for the 'Back To Front' shows will be on sale from May 23. Choose from Front Row Package, Hot Sound Package and Hot Ticket Package. See below for more information: FRONT ROW PACKAGE o Approx 16 shows - limited to 20 packages...
22nd May 2012, 12:40pm

Peter Announces North American Tour 'Back To Front' To Celebrate 25th Anniversary of 'So'

Following a critically acclaimed New Blood tour in 2011 that reignited Peter Gabriel fans across the world by reimagining his best known songs through stunning orchestral arrangements, Gabriel announced today his return to U.S. stages to...
22nd May 2012, 10:09am


What kind of world do we want for our great-great-grandchildren? People, profit and the environment - can we balance them, or do we have to make a choice? Can global summits achieve anything? And how do we create change - starting now? The...
18th May 2012, 12:05pm

An exclusive interview with Peter...

Peter caught up with broadcaster Mark Coles for his "The Shed" radio show earlier this month to chat about Real World Gold - a major re-release programme for his label Real World Records . Peter talks world music past and present, his love...
14th May 2012, 11:06am

"Toast To Freedom"

"Toast To Freedom" is dedicated to human rights activism around the world. Nearly 50 artists contributed to celebrate Amnesty International's 50th Anniversary. Toast To Freedom was written by music veterans Carl Carlton and Larry Campbell.
4th May 2012, 10:38am

Newly-restored Secret World Live to be released July 16th (24th US)

"Secret World Live", the outstanding Grammy Award winning film from 1994 is now to be re-released. The new version allows the original film to be seen and heard in the best possible quality on DVD / Blu-ray. Filmed in Modena, Italy across two...
30th Apr 2012, 5:48pm

Re-releases in Italy

Friday 16 March marked the first date in a series of re-releases in Italy from Peter's back catalogue, in conjunction with the magazine TV Sorrisi e Canzoni and the newspaper Corriere della Sera" The collection includes the remastered studio...
21st Mar 2012, 9:47am

Watch 'Classic Albums: So' on BBC 4 (UK only)

Catch an hour long program this Friday on UK television regarding the release of Peter's fifth studio album, 'So'. By returning to the original multi-tracks, along with musical demonstrations and rare archive footage, the BBC discover how...
19th Mar 2012, 2:35pm

Full Moon update March 2012

Better late than never - here is March's Full Moon video... Peter talks about 12 new grooves he's been working on this year and a fascinating diversion into life as an eHealth ambassador at the behest of Archbishop Desmond Tutu which...
13th Mar 2012, 2:40pm

Live Blood

Following last year's New Blood Live in London DVD, Blu-Ray and 3D disc comes Live Blood - a live 2-CD set recorded at the London Hammersmith Apollo on March 23rd 2011. The album is released on 23 April (Europe)/ 24 April (USA). Live Blood...
12th Mar 2012, 3:16pm

5 - 4 - 3...Peter's Full Moon Update

Peter's Full Moon Update is out there somewhere but we haven't quite managed to get a transporter lock on all it's parts - either the cold atmospheric conditions of this, the last full moon of winter or the massive amount of solar particles...
8th Mar 2012, 5:55pm

Peter's response to 'Sledgehammer' on the Rush Limbaugh show

Peter Gabriel has asked that this response be published when he found out that his track 'Sledgehammer' has been used on the Rush Limbaugh show: 'Peter was appalled to learn that his music was linked to Rush Limbaugh's extraordinary attack on...
5th Mar 2012, 5:58pm

SPARKies Tech Awards 2012

Peter & Real World are delighted to be sponsoring a category in The SPARKies - Bath's first ever tech awards aiming to shout about the great people, companies and products that exist in the city. Nominations are now open - click here to enter -...
2nd Feb 2012, 5:40pm

Peter Live on Letterman

Peter was on Live on Letterman on Wednesday night, for an online concert exclusive. Catch up with the whole performance which was broadcasted from the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York.
10th Nov 2011, 2:34pm

Peter Live Interview on BBC 6 Music

You can hear Peter discussing his album New Blood and chatting about life and work at Real World this afternoon on the Radcliffe & Maconie show on BBC 6 Music. Expect some lively and intelligent conversation and a selection of music. The show...
3rd Oct 2011, 1:05pm

Pre-Sale for New Blood Live in 3D on the big screen (UK) & South American Tour dates

For two nights only you can experience New Blood Live in 3D on the big screen in selected cinemas across the UK. Pre-Order tickets for the screenings. Over two nights in March 2011, Peter Gabriel took to the stage at the HMV Hammersmith...
12th Aug 2011, 6:19pm

South America / Mexico Tour 2011

Peter is bringing his 'New Blood' orchestra to South America / Mexico this November, please see dates below. More details to be announced imminently... Date Location 13th November Sao Paulo, Brazil 16th November Santiago, Chile...
1st Aug 2011, 6:27pm

Real World artists come to WOMAD Charlton Park, 29 - 31 July

"With hundreds of artists from everywhere in the world, everyone's WOMAD will be different," The Evening Standard This year at Charlton Park, Real World Records will be represented by a range of exciting and diverse artists: Aurelio...
25th Jul 2011, 9:46pm

Peter's July update

15th Jul 2011, 6:08pm

For more than three decades, Chevron has chosen profit over people.

While drilling for oil in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest region, Texaco - which merged with Chevron in 2001 - operated without concern for the environment or local residents. The company deliberately dumped billions of gallons of toxic wastewater...
1st Jul 2011, 3:46pm

June's Full Moon update

We're trying not to make a habit of it, but this month's update is going to be slightly delayed. Peter is filming his piece at the Verizon Theatre in Dallas Texas today - Peter and the New Blood Orchestra are on stage there this evening, so...
15th Jun 2011, 6:36pm

Tutu's 'battle to end child marriage'

Archbishop Desmond Tutu of The Elders appeared on BBC Radio 4's news program Yesterday announcing a key initiative of The Elders. (You can listen to the piece again below) The Nobel Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu spoke of his intentions...
8th Jun 2011, 1:54pm

Eagle draws New Blood from key players

Peter, arranger John Metcalfe and conductor Ben Foster spent yesterday talking New Blood in front of 3D cameras from Eagle Rock with comedian David Baddiel on hand to tickle out some of the details. The interviews will be seeing the light of day...
7th Jun 2011, 10:48am

Competition Winners: New Blood Live in North America

Congratulations to the winners of our Hot Sound Package competition (see winners below) . We will be in touch with further details via email. Venue Winners Greek Theatre Berkeley, CA Shauna Berquist de Marquez & Reef Roberts...
7th Jun 2011, 9:29am

New Blood is on it's way

We packed the truck and waved the equipment off at the start of it's transatlantic journey today - New Blood is on its way to North America.
2nd Jun 2011, 7:05pm

On the eve of Peter's North American tour, we chew the fat with the New Blood Orchestra

John Metcalfe loves to tour. And, as the orchestral arranger of both the Scratch My Back and New Blood projects, he's got a rather enviable itinerary ahead of him - a 12-date, 12-city tour of the United States in the company of Peter Gabriel and...
1st Jun 2011, 3:15pm

May's Full Moon Update

Slightly delayed through various location based tribulations Peter's May update is now available to watch.
19th May 2011, 7:14pm

Right Now, All Donations to WITNESS Doubled

If a picture's worth a thousand words, what's a video worth? Video has the power to change the world. Please help WITNESS put a stop to human rights abuse. Our goal is to raise $70K by June 3rd. Join Project: FOCUS with a donation and share...
10th May 2011, 9:33am

Happy Birthday So

Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the release date of So. Watch out for a celebratory release before the end of the 25th year.
6th May 2011, 5:51pm

Competition to win Hot Sound VIP Packages for Peter Gabriel live in North America

This is an extraordinary opportunity to see Peter perform classic songs from his repertoire with a 46-piece orchestra - guaranteed to be an intimate and captivating experience. As reported by Nige Tassel from last months' performance in London...
27th Apr 2011, 3:47pm

Don't Give Up on the Full Moon

Peter's escaped from the studios this month and unfortunately the internet connection at his location is proving to be an unreliable conduit for his update. We're not giving up hope that his words emerge from the ether in the near future, but in...
18th Apr 2011, 7:58pm

Peter Performs 'Biko' for Desmond Tutu

On Thursday 31st March, Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded a "Skoll Foundation Global Treasure". He came out of retirement from public speaking to deliver a keynote address at the New Theatre in Oxford. As part of the evening's celebration...
7th Apr 2011, 12:09pm

General Public Tickets for Tour Now On Sale. VIP Packages Still Available.

There has been a great response from American and Canadian fans to the advance ticket offers. Pre-sale tickets for most shows have now ended, and as of April 4th general public tickets are available. For those people who missed the advance offer...
4th Apr 2011, 2:42pm

Special VIP Packages Available Soon

We are excited to tell you that a special selection of VIP packages will soon be available for keen fans who want to enjoy better seats, exclusive merchandise or even the chance to watch the sound check. We expect these to be on sale on Friday....
31st Mar 2011, 11:33am