Peter Gabriel's So Gets Deluxe Reissue
, August 14th, 2012 12:01
Remastered CD, as well as special editions featuring 1987 live in Athens CD/DVD and double A-side vinyl, to be released in October
Peter Gabriel's classic 1986 album So is getting a 25th anniversary reissue on October 22 via Real World Records. The LP is Gabriel’s biggest-seller, featuring ‘Don’t Give Up’, ‘Big Time’ and the MTV mainstay ‘Sledgehammer’.
It’ll be available as a single re-mastered CD, as well as in a three CD special edition featuring two discs of Gabriel’s concert in Athens in 1987. Finally, there’s a limited edition deluxe box set, featuring the album, the live CDs, a couple of previously unreleased DVD’s - the Martin Scorsese executive-produced film of the Athens concert and the So: Classic Album making-of documentary - a 60-page book of liner notes and rare photographs and a AA-side vinyl featuring the previously unreleased tracks ‘Courage’ and ‘Sagrada’, as well as alternative versions of ‘Don’t Give Up’.
And, just because you can never see Peter Gabriel surrounded by dancing foliage too many times, here’s the ‘Sledgehammer’ video: