Listening Wind and Scratch My Back

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Listening Wind and Scratch My Back

Postby cyberyukon on March 7th, 2010, 8:17 am

Anyone have any thoughts on Peter Gabriel's recent cover?

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Re: Listening Wind and Scratch My Back

Postby mscott on March 8th, 2010, 9:53 pm

When the TH get back together to scratch PG back back which song should they do?

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Re: Listening Wind and Scratch My Back

Postby francey on March 9th, 2010, 10:43 pm

cyberyukon wrote:Anyone have any thoughts on Peter Gabriel's recent cover?

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I find the whole album pretty tough to get through... a few times I didn't even made it to 'Listening Wind'.

The cover is okay when played alone, but as a part of the album... it's too much.
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Re: Listening Wind and Scratch My Back

Postby francey on March 9th, 2010, 10:44 pm

mscott wrote:When the TH get back together to scratch PG back back which song should they do?

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DB without TH could do 'Here comes the flood'.
TH could do a fantastic 'Soldbury Hill' (Little Creatures style)
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Re: Listening Wind and Scratch My Back

Postby cyberyukon on March 10th, 2010, 8:28 am

Yeah. I passed on buying "Scratch My Back" for now. And I'm a big Gabriel fan. But I heard samples from the tracks and wasn't very impressed.

I'm still miffed at why the genius behind "Whole Thing", "Digging in the Dirt" and "Red Rain" would do a covers album, and then reduce those covers to simplistic orchestral arrangements completely lacking the complexity and style typical of his original work.

Got me. Pete, if you're out there, bring on the follow up to "Up."

My suggestion for the reciprocal track?

Ummm...I would like to see Talking Heads (the band from the mirror universe--the one that never broke up and in which David Byrne sports a pointy black moustache and goatee) do their take on "Kiss That Frog."
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Re: Listening Wind and Scratch My Back

Postby Mr.DRC on March 10th, 2010, 10:11 pm

I could cope with the muTH covering "Shock the Monkey." 8-)

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