Peter Gabriel and His Big Orchestra Play Live at the Ed Sullivan Theater

On Wednesday night, Peter Gabriel brought his 46-piece orchestra to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City and treated the audience to a 65-minute concert featuring orchestral versions of some classic Gabriel songs: Red Rain, Solsbury Hill, Biko, Intruder, Mercy Street, Wallflower, San Jacinto, Rhythm of The Heat, Signal to Noise — they were all on the setlist, though not in that particular order. The concert, presented as part of the Live on Letterman webcast series, features songs and musicians appearing on Gabriel’s latest LP, New Blood….

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  1. Marcia Hutchinson says . . . | November 11, 2011 / 6:37 pm

    WOW!!! What a glorious performance. So soaring. So inspirational. So moving. Thank you for bringing it to me.

  2. christopher palermo says . . . | November 11, 2011 / 7:11 pm

    Overblown whim-wham.

  3. dg says . . . | November 12, 2011 / 10:59 am

    how can i listen to peter gabriel and his big band…..can you help me?…….

  4. eddie bast says . . . | March 16, 2013 / 5:11 am

    This is amazing! PG has still got it (big time! no pun intended…), and these versions of the songs are just plain awesome.

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