Peter Gabriel discography

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Peter Gabriel discography

Peter Gabriel in 2008
Releases
Studio albums 9
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 4
EPs 1
Singles 36
Video albums 8
Music videos 27
Soundtracks 4

This is the discography documenting the albums and singles of rock musician Peter Gabriel as a solo artist. This does not include his work with Genesis. Gabriel's first four albums were all titled, simply, Peter Gabriel and, as noted below, were given alternate designation by fans and media.

For a list of Genesis albums, see Genesis discography.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
CAN
[2][3]
FRA
[4][5]
GER
[6]
ITA
[7][8]
NLD
[9]
NOR
[10]
NZ
[11]
SWE
[12]
US
[13]
1977 Peter Gabriel 1 (1977) or 'Car'
  • Released: 25 February 1977
  • Label: Charisma, Atco
  • Format: LP, Cassette, CD, SACD Stereo
7 30 5 9 9 9 5 8 38
1978 Peter Gabriel 2 (1978) or 'Scratch'
  • Released: 3 June 1978
  • Label: Charisma, Atlantic
  • Format: LP, Cassette, CD, SACD Stereo
10 46 2 49 48 24 24 45
1980 Peter Gabriel 3 (1980) or 'Melt'
  • Released: 30 May 1980
  • Label: Charisma, Mercury
  • Format: LP, Cassette, CD, SACD Stereo
1 7 1 5 38 8 22
1982 Peter Gabriel 4 (1982) or 'Security'
  • Released: 8 September 1982
  • Label: Charisma, Geffen
  • Format: LP, Cassette, CD, SACD Stereo
6 2 5 14 15 18 10 28
1986 So 1 1 12 2 18 1 1 1 2 2
1992 Us
  • Released: 29 September 1992
  • Label: Geffen
  • Format: CD, SACD Stereo
2 4 2 1 3 8 7 6 2 2
2002 Up 11 4 4 1 18 11 35 6 9
2010 Scratch My Back
  • Released: 12 February 2010
  • Label: Real World
  • Format:
12 2 4 2 3 10 11 15 5 26
2011 New Blood [28]
  • Released: 10 October 2011
  • Label: Real World Records
  • Format:
22[29] 12 6 6 12 13 19 30

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
GER
[6]
ITA
[8]
NLD
[9]
SWE
[12]
US
[13]
1985 Birdy
  • Released:
  • Label: Universal Distribution
  • Format:
51 30 162
1989 Passion
  • Released:
  • Label: Geffen
  • Format:
29 30 59 34 60
2000 OVO
  • Released:
  • Label:
  • Format:
24 14 4 66 54
2002 Long Walk Home: Music from the Rabbit-Proof Fence
  • Released: April 16, 2002
  • Label: Real World Records
  • Format:

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
NLD
[9]
NZ
[11]
SWE
[12]
US
[13]
1983 Plays Live
  • Released: 9 June 1983
  • Label: Geffen
8 40 21 25 31 44
1994 Secret World Live
  • Released: 13 September 1994
  • Label: Geffen
10 4 8 16 24 23
2012 Live Blood
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: Eagle Rock Entertainment
  • Format: CD
195 185 65

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
GER
[6]
ITA
[8]
NLD
[9]
NZ
[11]
SWE
[12]
SWI
[31]
US
[13]
1990 Shaking the Tree: Sixteen Golden Greats
  • Released: 20 November 1990
  • Label: Geffin / Virgin
11 12 14 18 10 27 48
1992 Revisited
  • Released: 10 November 1992
  • Label: Atlantic
2003 Hit
  • Released: 4 November 2003
  • Label: Geffin / Virgin
29 25 17 34 16 100
2008 Peter Gabriel

Other albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
FRA
[4]
GER
[6]
US
[13]
1980 Ein deutsches Album
(German language version of Melt)
  • Released: July 1980
  • Label: Charisma
  • Format: LP, CD
65
1982 Deutsches Album
(German language version of Security)
  • Released: September 1982
  • Label: Charisma
  • Format: LP, CD
2008 Big Blue Ball
  • Released: 24 June 2008
  • Label: Real World / Rykodisc
12 130
2013 And I'll Scratch Yours 127 19 183

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
UK
[1]
US
[34]
US Main [34] AUS
[35]
CAN
[36][37]
GER
[38]
IRE
[39]
ITA
[40][41]
NLD
[42]
NZ
[43]
1977 "Solsbury Hill" 13 68 45 92 16 13 Peter Gabriel (1 or Car)
"Modern Love"
1978 "D.I.Y." b/w "Perspective" Peter Gabriel (2 or Scratch)
1980 "Games Without Frontiers" 4 48 44 7 36 3 36 Peter Gabriel (3 or Melt)
"No Self-Control" 33
"Spiel ohne Grenzen" Ein deutsches album
"Biko" 38 Peter Gabriel (3 or Melt)
"I Don't Remember" 107
1982 "Shock the Monkey" [a] 58 29 1 25 10 3 Peter Gabriel (4 or Security)
"I Have the Touch" 46
1983 "I Don't Remember" (live) 62 Plays Live
"I Go Swimming" (live) 38
"Solsbury Hill" (live) 84
1984 "Walk Through the Fire" 69 Against All Odds soundtrack
1986 "Sledgehammer" [b] 4 1 1 3 1 7 3 8 6 3 So
"Don't Give Up"
(with Kate Bush)
9 72 5 40 27 4 5 16
"Big Time" 13 8 3 37 15 38 11 46 25 19
"In Your Eyes" [c] 26 1 97 29 50
1987 "Red Rain" 46 _ 3 27
"Biko" (live) 49 41 non-album single
1989 "In Your Eyes" (reissue) 41 Say Anything... soundtrack
"Shakin' the Tree"
(with Youssou N'Dour)
61 55 The Lion (Youssou N'Dour album)
1990 "Solsbury Hill" /
"Shaking the Tree" (with Youssou N'Dour)
57 14 26 Shaking the Tree
1992 "Digging in the Dirt" [d] 24 52 1 23 6 23 10 39 25 Us
"Steam" [e] 10 32 2 29 1 48 7 27 7
1993 "Blood of Eden"
(with 'Sinéad O'Connor)
43 73
"Kiss That Frog" [f] 46 18 36
1994 "Lovetown" [g] 49 95 17 Philadelphia soundtrack
SW Live EP: "Red Rain" (live) 39 33 63 Secret World Live
1996 "While the Earth Sleeps"
(with Deep Forest)
27 Strange Days soundtrack
2001 "When You're Falling"
(Afro Celt Sound System feat. Peter Gabriel) [h]
139 86 Volume 3: Further in Time
(Afro Celt Sound System album)
2002 "The Barry Williams Show" [i] 66 10 Up
"More Than This" 47 51
2003 "Growing Up" 47
2004 "Darkness" (remixes) 63
"Burn You Up, Burn You Down" 78 62 Hit
2007 "Salala"
(Angélique Kidjo featuring Peter Gabriel)
Djin Djin (Angélique Kidjo album)
"Whole Thing"
(with Francis Bebey, Alex Faku, Tim Finn, Karl Wallinger, Andy White)
Big Blue Ball
2008 "Burn You Up, Burn You Down"
(with Billy Cobham, The Holmes Brothers, Wendy Melvoin, Arona N'diaye, Jah Wobble)
"Down to Earth"
(with The Soweto Gospel Choir)
118 73 WALL•E soundtrack
2010 "The Book of Love"
b/w "Not One of Us" performed by Stephin Merritt
181 93 Scratch My Back /
And I'll Scratch Yours
"The Boy in the Bubble"
b/w "Biko" performed by Paul Simon
"Flume"
b/w "Come Talk to Me" performed by Bon Iver
"The Power of the Heart"
b/w "Solsbury Hill" performed by Lou Reed
"Mirrorball"
b/w "Mercy Street" performed by Elbow
"Listening Wind"
b/w "I Don't Remember" performed by David Byrne
"—" indicates the single did not chart or was not released in given territory

Notes[edit]

a. ^ "Shock the Monkey" also reached #64 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart and #26 on the Dance Music/Club Play chart.
b. ^ "Sledgehammer" also reached #61 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart and #1 on the Dance Music/Club Play chart.
c. ^ "In Your Eyes" was certified Gold by the RIAA.[44]
d. ^ "Digging in the Dirt" also reached #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. e. ^ "Steam" also reached #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. f. ^ "Kiss That Frog" also reached #18 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. g. ^ "Lovetown" also reached #22 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. h. ^ "When You're Falling" also reached #27 on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart.
i. ^ "The Barry Williams Show" was deemed ineligible for the UK Singles Chart, as its length broke chart regulations for single releases, therefore it was instead listed as an EP and featured on the Budget Albums Chart where it reached #4.

Other charting tracks[edit]

Year Song UK
[45]
US Main [34] CAN
[36]
Album
1982 "Kiss of Life" 34 Peter Gabriel (4 or Security)
1986 "That Voice Again" 14 So
1993 "Secret World" 34 90 Us
2011 "Solsbury Hill" 142 New Blood

Videography[edit]

Video albums[edit]

  • 1987 CV (video compilation album)(RIAA: Gold)
  • 1990 POV (live concert in Greece, 1987)
  • 1993 All About Us (video compilation album)
  • 1994 Secret World Live (concert DVD from the Secret World Tour 1992/93, RIAA: Platinum)
  • 2003 Growing Up Live (concert DVD from the Growing Up Tour 2002/03, RIAA: Platinum)
  • 2004 Play (compilation DVD with all of his music videos, including bonus videos and remastered sound. The music has been remixed on several tracks and the original mix is available as an alternate audio track.)
  • 2004 A Family Portrait - A Film By Anna Gabriel (Peter Gabriel's daughter, Anna Marie Gabriel, directs a film about her father's Growing Up And Still Growing Up tours)
  • 2005 Still Growing Up: Live & Unwrapped
  • 2011 New Blood: Live in London
  • 2013 Live in Athens 1987

VHS/LaserDisc only[edit]

  • 1987 CV (video compilation album)(RIAA: Gold)
  • 1990 POV (live concert in Greece, 1987)
  • 1993 All About Us (video compilation album)

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
1977 "Solsbury Hill" Jerry Chater, Graham Dean, Peter Gabriel
"Modern Love" Peter Medak
1980 "Games Without Frontiers" David Mallet
1982 "Shock the Monkey" Brian Grant
1983 "I Don't Remember" Marcello Anciano
1986 "Sledgehammer" Stephen R. Johnson
"Mercy Street" Matt Mahurin
"Don't Give Up" (version 1) Lol Creme, Kevin Godley
"Don't Give Up" (version 2) Jim Blashfield
"In Your Eyes" Graham Dean, Peter Gabriel
"Red Rain" Matt Mahurin
1987 "Big Time" Stephen R. Johnson
"Biko" Lol Creme
1988 "Zaar" Stefan Roloff
1990 "Shaking the Tree" Isaac Julien
1992 "Steam" Stephen R. Johnson
"Digging in the Dirt" John Downer
"Blood of Eden" Nicola Bruce, Michael Coulson
1993 "Kiss That Frog" Brett Leonard
"Come Talk to Me" Matt Mahurin
"Lovetown" Michael Coulson
2000 "The Nest That Sailed the Sky" York Tillyer
2002 "Growing Up" François Vogel
2003 "The Barry Williams Show" Sean Penn
2004 "Father, Son" Anna Gabriel
"Washing of the Water" York Tillyer
"The Drop" Glenn Marshall
"My Head Sounds Like That" Anna Gabriel

Multimedia CD-ROM/CD-i[edit]

  • 1995 Xplora1 Peter Gabriel's Secret World
  • 1997 Eve
  • 2004 Myst IV: Revelation (Ubisoft)

Non-album tracks[edit]

Soundtrack songs[edit]

Appears on[edit]

Interview albums[edit]

  • 1988 "Peter Gabriel" (Conversation Disc Series, ABCD 007)

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