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Peter Gabriel Launching Limited Edition Remastered Albums

07/28/2015
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(Classic Rock) Peter Gabriel is set to launch remastered, limited edition vinyl versions of his first four solo records - marking their return to the format for the first time since 2002.

It's the first in a series that will see all his records available in vinyl. They arrive on October 22 on Real World via Caroline International. The eponymous albums - referred to as 1 to 4 or Car, Scratch, Melt and Security, based on their cover art - followed his departure from Genesis in 1975, and established him as a solo artist.

Gabriel says: "I really wanted the first record to be different from what I'd done with Genesis, so we were trying to do things in different styles. A bit of barbershop, which Tony Levin helped with. There were more bluesy things, a variety of songs and arrangements that were consciously trying to provide something different."

Each 180g double album is presented in gatefold sleeve in an individually-numbered run of 10,000 copies worldwide. Long out-of-print German vocal versions of Gabriel's third and fourth albums will be limited to 3,000 copies each. Each pack will include a download cards with a choice of resolution: hi-res 24-bit/96k or 16-bit/44.1k. Read more here.

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