Gabriel Plans Orchestral Concerts To Promote Covers Album
PETER GABRIEL will perform selections from his upcoming covers album SCRATCH MY BACK with a full orchestra in Berlin, London and Paris in March (10).
The rocker's first new album in eight years will be released next month (Feb10) and features orchestral arrangements of songs by David Bowie, Lou Reed, Bon Iver, Paul Simon, Neil Young, Elbow and Radiohead, among others.
Gabriel will perform the tracks at four shows, culminating with concerts at London's 02 Arena on 27 and 28 March (10).
The artists whose songs Gabriel covers on Scratch My Back have recorded new versions of his hits for a future album.