Peter Godwin (singer)

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Peter Godwin is an English new wave musician. He was a member of the band Metro, as well as a solo artist and songwriter.

His work includes "Criminal World" which was covered by David Bowie[1] and 1982's "Images of Heaven"[2] which was a "cult favorite on new wave radio stations".[3] The dance remix of his song "Baby's in the Mountains" was a big dance hit and described as "intricate but direct".[4] Godwin's 1983 solo studio album, Correspondence[3] was issued by Polydor Records.

In 1998, a number of his songs from his time with the band Metro, his early 1980s solo work, and a couple of new songs were released on CD titled Images of Heaven: The Best of Peter Godwin, released on Oglio Records.[3] He wrote lyrics with a "spiritual bent" for Steve Winwood's 2008 album Nine Lives.[5]


Solo albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

with Metro[edit]

  • Metro (1977)
  • New Love (1979)
  • Future Imperfect (1980)

with Nuevo[edit]

  • Sunset Rise (2010)


  • "Torch Songs for the Heroine" (1981)
  • "Images of Heaven" (1982)
  • "Luxury" (1982)
  • "Cruel Heart" (1982)
  • "Emotional Disguise" (1982)
  • "Baby's in the Mountains" / "Soul of Love" (1983)
  • "The Art of Love" (1983)
  • "Rendezvous" (with Sasha) (1998)

Writing credits[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Complete David Bowie By Nicholas Pegg published by Reynolds & Hearn, 2000 [1]
  2. ^ The New music record guide By Ira A. Robbins p 65 Omnibus, 1987
  3. ^ a b c "Biography by Michael Sutton". Retrieved 6 December 2008. 
  4. ^ "Dream Lovers up up and away. Mike Freedberg. The Boston Phoenix - Jan 24, 1984 [2]
  5. ^ Rocker won't let nostalgia define career Tuesday, April 29, 2008 By Gary Graff. Columbus Dispatch [3][permanent dead link]

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