PJ MEDIA: Peter Gabriel + 46 Piece Orchestra = A Surprisingly Dull Listening Experience

Peter Gabriel

What happens when musicians can't let go of their past?

Just a few hours ago Rolling Stone launched a free stream of Peter Gabriel’s latest, Live Blood, which doesn’t officially come out until next week. The album, recorded live at London’s Hammersmith Apollo last March, is a sprawling double-disc opportunity for the legendary songwriter to preen in front of a live audience. These arrangements of songs from 2011′s New Blood and 2010′s Scratch My Back, with the added “benefit” of a 46-piece orchestra, prove to be a case-study in overindulgence.

Do you think Peter Gabriel is coasting? Read the rest at PJ Media.


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