Scratch My Back

Peter Gabriel - Scratch My Back
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Based on 12 reviews
2010 Ratings: #673 / 855
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Based on 8 ratings
March 2, 2010 / Release Date
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Look, two things. 1) I get that he was trying to encapsulate a chill and stripped back experience, but I don't think he can... even though these are all covers, I lost interest by the 5th track, as nothing was really jumping out and speaking to me. 2) I like that he had the balls to explore his different interpretations of these tracks, but this record gets to a point where it becomes almost insulting to the original... which sucks. Hey, some songs are alright, but most are boring and dull ... read more
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Track List

  1. Heroes (David Bowie)
  2. The Boy In The Bubble (Paul Simon)
  3. Mirror Ball (Elbow)
  4. Flume (Bon Iver)
  5. Listening Wind (David Byrne/Talking Heads)
  6. The Power Of The Heart (Lou Reed)
  7. My Body Is A Cage (Arcade Fire)
  8. The Book Of Love (The Magnetic Fields)
  9. I Think It s Going To Rain Today (Randy Newman)
  10. Apres Moi (Regina Spektor)
  11. Philadelphia (Neil Young)
  12. Street Spirit (Fade Out) (Radiohead)
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