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Peter Gabriel's soundtrack to the beautiful film. Limited, numbered 45 rpm edition; $38

 

Peter Gabriel
Birdy

Birdy marks the first occasion that Peter Gabriel worked with producer Daniel Lanois, who went onto coproduce both Peter’s So and US albums. The soundtrack to the Alan Parker movie of the same it finds Peter flexing his creative muscles free of any commercial pressures and has a number of tracks built out of elements of existing tracks from Peter’s third and fourth solo albums.

Over the last two years Peter Gabriel’s seven studio albums have been reissued on vinyl to much critical acclaim. Continuing the series it is now the turn of his three Soundtrack albums to receive the same treatment. Birdy, Passion & Long Walk Home have been Half-Speed Remastered and cut to lacquers at 45RPM to deliver maximum dynamic range in the sound.

Over the last two years Peter Gabriel’s seven studio albums have been reissued on vinyl to much critical acclaim. Continuing the series it is now the turn of his three Soundtrack albums to receive the same treatment.

Over the last two years Peter Gabriel’s seven studio albums have been reissued on vinyl to much critical acclaim. Continuing the series it is now the turn of his three Soundtrack albums to receive the same treatment. Birdy, Passion & Long Walk Home have been Half-Speed Remastered and cut to lacquers at 45RPM to deliver maximum dynamic range in the sound. Birdy and Long Walk Home are released across 2 x heavyweight LPs whilst Passion is on 3 x heavyweight LPs with music on five sides and a special etching on the sixth side. The vinyl was cut by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering, mastered by Tony Cousins at Metropolis and overseen by Peter’s main sound engineer Richard Chappell. Gatefold sleeves utilise imagery from the original LPs + additional film stills and all images are newly re-scanned. Contains a download card with a choice of digital download (Hi-Res 24bit or 16bit). Limited Editions and Numbered.