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a very talented British musician who has made a very successful solo career. He has experimented greatly with "world music". He gives excellent shows. Hits include "Shock the Monkey", "Games Without Frontiers", "Mercy Street", "Digging in the Dirt", and the #1 "Sledgehammer", which has a killer video.
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Was the frontman for Genesis from its conception until drummer Phil Collins took over and Gabriel departed. He went on to have a very successful solo career with hits such as 'Solsbury Hill', 'Sledgehammer', and the ausome 'In Your Eyes'.
Peter Gabriel not only gave us Genesis but also 'Shock the Monkey'
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Ex frontman of Genesis and absolutely brilliant solo artist. All his songs and albums are worth checking out. His work ranges from bombastic power rock(Peter Gabriel 1) to synth pop(SO) to haunting instrumental music(Passion).

All brilliant stuff.
Buy a Peter Gabriel album now, fool!
by NecroGrim August 27, 2005
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