Peter Gabriel - So
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1986 Ratings: #19 / 102
User Score
Based on 293 ratings
1986 Ratings: #15
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JayCrackers
85

A fantastic artsy pop rock album by Peter Gabriel and even though it is really 80's pop rock it is done masterfully for a heart felt and warm release filled with a soothing lush almost ambient soundscape and some powerful lyrics, So is a well rounded album with great tracks and Kate Bush kills it.

Track Review

Red Rain 8.5/10.
Sledgehammer 9.5/10
Don't Give Up 9/10
That Voice Again 8.5/10.
In Your Eyes 9/10
Mercy Street 8/10
Big Time 8.5/10.
We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37) 7.5/10.
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JohnnyB1965
100

"Woah, this guy gave Peter Gabriel a 100! What's he thinking?" I'll tell you what I'm thinking. Name a bad song from this album. Oh... There isn't one. From start to finish, the extremely talented Peter Gabriel takes us on a booming and fantastical journey through some of the most bombastic and beautiful pop music ever recorded. Red Rain, Sledgehammer, Big Time... They're all on here and amazing. Then we finish with one of the greatest songs ever recorded (if you're listening to the ... read more

FritoRio
96

if there is any 80s pop that you need to listen to, it should be this album

DeltaAirlines
70

This is difficult to rate because based on the tracks I do like (Sledgehammer, In Your Eyes, even That Voice Again) I feel like this album deserves a fairly high score but the problem is that songs like Don't Give Up and Mercy Street are slow and drawn out, and done with a sound that was done better by Kate Bush, who features on Don't Give Up, on The Sensual World 3 years later; tracks like Red Rain and Big Time are too messy for me to enjoy them, though I guess Big Time gets a pass from me as ... read more

BrandonBowling
88

There aren't many records that can fill me with a sense of warmth as much as this one. Peters use of various music styles from around the world mixed with some top notch songwriting make way for a very vibrant and gratifying listen.

Favorite Track: In Your Eyes

Quandale96
71

lol

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Track List

1Red Rain
5:40
97
2Sledgehammer
5:11
97
3Don't Give Up
6:33
feat. Kate Bush
97
4That Voice Again
4:53
90
5In Your Eyes
5:30
92
6Mercy Street
6:22
88
7Big Time
4:29
87
8We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)
3:22
85
Total Length: 42 minutes
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Added on: June 2, 2013