Peter Gabriel ‎– Passion - Music For The Last Temptation Of Christ

Geffen Records ‎– 9 24206-2
CD, Album

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1 The Feeling Begins
Drone [Drone Mix] – David BottrillFinger Cymbals, Tabla, Daf [Dufs] – Hossam RamzyGuitar – David RhodesOboe [Armenian Doudouk] – Antranik Askarian, Vatche HousepianSurdo [Surdu], Percussion [Octabans, Skins] – Manny EliasSynthesizer, Shaker, Percussion [Skins], Surdo [Surdu] – Peter GabrielViolin [Double] – Shankar
2 Gethsemane
Flute, Flute [Samples], Voice [Voices] – Peter Gabriel
3 Of These, Hope
Bass, Percussion, Whistle [Flute], Synthesizer [Prophet 5] – Peter GabrielDrone [Arghul] – Mustafa Abdel Aziz*Guitar – David RhodesTalking Drum – Massamba Dlop*Violin [Double] – Shankar
4 Lazarus Raised
Guitar – David RhodesPiano [Akai S900] – Peter GabrielWoodwind [Kurdish Duduk And Tenbur] – Unknown Artist
5 Of These, Hope (Reprise)
Bass, Percussion, Whistle [Flute], Synthesizer [Prophet 5] – Peter GabrielDrone [Arghul] – Mustafa Abdel Aziz*Guitar – David RhodesPercussion [Additional] – FatalaTalking Drum – Massamba Dlop*Violin [Double] – ShankarVocals – Baaba Maal
6 In Doubt
Computer [Audioframe], Sampler [Fairlight], Vocals – Peter GabrielFiddle [Kementché] – Mahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh*
7 A Different Drum
Backing Vocals – David SanciousLoops [Percussion - 3 Bars] – FatalaLoops [Percussion - 4 Bars] – Doudou N'Diaye RosePercussion, Surdo [Surdu], Synthesizer [Prophet 5], Computer [Audioframe], Voice – Peter GabrielViolin [Double] – ShankarVoice – Youssou N'Dour
8 Zaar
Bass – Nathan EastFiddle [Kementché] – Mahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh*Finger Cymbals, Tabla, Daf [Dufs], Tambourine, Triangle – Hossam RamzyGuitar – David RhodesSurdo [Surdu], Sampler [Akai S900], Computer [Audioframe], Voice, Percussion [Additional] – Peter GabrielViolin [Double] – Shankar
9 Troubled
Backing Vocals – David SanciousDrums, Percussion – Bill Cobham*Finger Cymbals – Hossam RamzyPercussion, Synthesizer [Fairlight, Emulator], Backing Vocals – Peter Gabriel
10 Open
Synthesizer [Prophet 5], Sampler [Akai S900], Vocals – Peter GabrielViolin [Double], Vocals – Shankar
11 Before Night Falls
Finger Cymbals, Tabla, Daf [Dufs] – Hossam RamzyNey [Ney Flute] – Kudsi ErgunerViolin [Double] – Shankar
12 With This Love
Oboe, Cor Anglais – Robin CanterSynthesizer [Akai S900], Arranged By [Synthesiser] – David SanciousSynthesizer [Prophet 5, Fairlight], Computer [Audioframe], Piano, Arranged By [Synthesizer] – Peter GabrielViolin [Double] – Shankar
13 Sandstorm
Fiddle [Kementché] – Mahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh*Percussion [Additional] – Manu KatchéSynthesizer [Fairlight] – Peter GabrielTabla, Surdo [Surdu], Tambourine [Mazhar], Daf [Tambourine Dufs] – Hossam RamzyViolin [Double] – ShankarVocals [Moroccan], Percussion [Moroccan] – Unknown Artist
14 Stigmata
Fiddle [Kementché] – Mahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh*Synthesizer [Prophet 5], Voice – Peter Gabriel
15 Passion
Percussion [Brazilian] – Djalma CorreaSynthesizer [Prophet 5, Fairlight], Sampler [Akai S900], Voice – Peter GabrielTrumpet – Jon HassellViolin [Double] – ShankarVocals [Choirboy] – Julian WilkinsVoice – Youssou N'DourVoice [Qawwali] – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
16 With This Love (Choir)
Cor Anglais – Robin CanterRecorded By [Choir] – Richard Evans (3)
17 Wall Of Breath
E-Bow [Guitar] – David RhodesNey [Turkish Ney Flute] – Kudsi ErgunerSynthesizer [Synthesizers] – Peter GabrielViolin [Double] – ShankarWoodwind [Arghul] – Musicians Du Nil*
18 The Promise Of Shadows
Drums [Drum Kit] – Bill Cobham*Guitar – David RhodesSynthesizer [Prophet 5, Emulator], Computer [Audioframe], Percussion [Additional] – Peter GabrielTambourine [Lead] – David Bottrill
19 Disturbed
Loops [Percussion] – Mustafa Abdel Aziz*, Said Mohammad AlyPercussion [African] – FatalaSynthesizer [Prophet 5, Fairlight] – Peter GabrielTabla, Surdo [Surdu] – Hossam RamzyViolin [Double] – Shankar
20 It Is Accomplished
Bass – Nathan EastDrone [Arghul] – Mustafa Abdel Aziz*Drums, Tambourine – Bill Cobham*Guitar [Steinberger] – David RhodesOrgan [Hammond] – David SanciousSynthesizer [Prophet 5, Roland D-50], Voice, Percussion [Additional], Piano, Drums [Doholla] – Peter GabrielTambourine [2], Guitar [Distorted Slide] – David Bottrill
21 Bread And Wine
E-Bow [Guitar] – David RhodesSynthesizer [Prophet 5], Voice, Double Bass [Contrabass] – Peter GabrielTin Whistle – Richard Evans (3)Violin [Double] – Shankar

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  • Artwork By [Back Cover] – James Bell
  • Artwork By [Front Cover] – Julian Grater
  • Artwork By [Inside Movie Stills] – Mario Tursi
  • Composed ByMahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh* (tracks: 14), Shankar (tracks: 10)
  • Composed By, Producer, Mixed ByPeter Gabriel
  • DesignMouat*
  • Engineer [Engineered By], Mixed ByDavid Bottrill
  • Management [Aartist Management, Assisted By]Louise Allen (2), Norma Bishop
  • Management [Aartist Management]Gail Colson, Gailforce*
  • Management [Assistant To Peter Gabriel]Annie Parsons
  • Management [General Manager]Michael Large
  • Management [Studio Manager]David Taraskevics
  • Mastered ByIan Cooper
  • Other [Assisted By] – Aaron Denson, Richard Chappell, Richard Evans (3)
  • Other [Audioframe USA] – Gary Rosen, Gus Skinas, Sal Perla
  • Other [Effanle Music Inc.] – Brian Kingman, John Harris, Mark Shane, Randy Ezratty
  • Other [Maintenance] – Alan Smart, Neil Perry
  • Programmed By [Programming Assistance]Steve McLaughlin*, Steve McLaughlin*


Released in a standard jewelbox with a 12 page booklet.
"Music for The Last Temptation Of Christ, a film by Martin Scorsese"

This is the original pressing, indicated by its barcode and a mention of Warner instead of MCA on tray inlay and disc face.
A later pressing mentions MCA instead of Warner, and a subsequent pressing adds SID codes.
There is also one manufactured by Universal.

Front cover: Drawing study for Self Image II. From an eight part series. Charcoal/Graphite/Pastel/Acrylic/Bitumen/Beeswax/Straw and Flower Petals on paper. 1987
Back cover: Polarized light micro graph of resorcinol x150 by James Bell/Science photo Library.
(Inside) Film stills by Mario Tursi, courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Armenian Doudouks recorded for Ocora Records under the Direction of Robert Ataian.
Kurdish Dukuks are from Unseco Collection - A Musical Anthology of the Orient, General Editor Alain Danielou for Musicaphon Records

Published by Peter Gabriel Limited PRS Administered by Hidden Pun Music, Inc. BMI for the U.S.A. with the exception of
† Peter Gabriel Limited PRS Administered by Hidden Pun Music, Inc. BMI / Ganesh Music BMI Administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. BMI
† † Peter Gabriel Limited PRS Administered by Hidden Pun Music, Inc. BMI / Copyright Control Administered by Hidden Pun Music, Inc. BMI

Bill Cobham appears courtesy of Rhythmatix, Ltd
Nathan East appears courtesy of Eastern Star Productions
John Hassell appears courtesy of Opal Records
Youssou N'Dour appears courtesy of Virgin Records
David Rhodes appears courtesy of Self Control Ltd.
Shankar appears courtesy of The Epedimics and Polydor Records

© 1989 Real World /Virgin Records Ltd. Printed in U.S.A.

[Disc Face]
℗ 1989 The David Geffen Company. Geffen Records,
manufactured exclusively by Warner Bros. Records Inc., a
Warner Communications Company. Mfg. by DADC

9 24206-2

Made in USA

DIDX 005048

[Tray Card]

Geffen Records, manufactured exclusively by Warner Bros. Records Inc., a Warner Communications Company.
© 1989 Real World/Virgin Records Ltd. ℗ 1989 The David Geffen Company.
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7599-24206-2 4
  • Barcode (Scan): 075992420624
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): DIDX-005048 3 + ++ +++++
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: PRS
  • Other (DADC code): DIDX 005048
  • SPARS Code: AAD

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RWCD1, 353 539-222 Peter Gabriel Passion(CD, Album) Real World Records, Real World Records RWCD1, 353 539-222 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
100 Peter Gabriel Passion(21xFile, FLAC) Society of Sound Music 100 UK 2016
RWCD1, RWLCD1, 0777 7 86371 2 7 Peter Gabriel Passion(CD, Album, Unofficial) Real World Records (4), Real World Records (4), Virgin (2) RWCD1, RWLCD1, 0777 7 86371 2 7 Russia 2011 Sell This Version
CD 24206 Peter Gabriel Passion (Music For The Last Temptation Of Christ)(CD, Album) Geffen Records, Real World Records CD 24206 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
RWMC 1 Peter Gabriel Passion(Cass, Album) Virgin, Helicon Records RWMC 1 Israel 1989 Sell This Version