Peter Gabriel ‎– So

Charisma ‎– PGCD 5, Virgin ‎– PGCD 5
CD, Album, Reissue

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1 Red Rain
Bass – Tony LevinCymbal [Hi Hat] – Stewart CopelandDrum Programming [Linn] – Chris HughesDrums – Jerry MarottaGuitar – Daniel LanoisGuitar, Backing Vocals – David RhodesWritten-By, Piano, Synthesizer [CMI, Prophet] – Peter Gabriel
2 Sledgehammer
Backing Vocals – Coral Gordon, Dee Lewis, P P Arnold*Bass – Tony LevinDrums – Manu KatchéGuitar – David RhodesGuitar, Tambourine – Daniel LanoisSaxophone – Mark RiveraTrombone – Don MikkelsenTrumpet – Wayne JacksonWritten-By, Piano, Synthesizer [CMI, Prophet] – Peter Gabriel
3 Don't Give Up
Bass – Tony LevinDrums, Percussion – Manu KatchéGuitar – David RhodesPiano – Richard TeeSynthesizer [Chorus CS80] – Simon ClarkVocals [Guest Vox] – Kate BushWritten-By, Piano, Synthesizer [CMI, Prophet], Drum [Linn] – Peter Gabriel
4 That Voice Again
Bass – Tony LevinDrums, Percussion – Manu KatchéGuitar – Daniel Lanois, David RhodesLyrics By – David RhodesPiano, Synthesizer [CMI, Prophet], Percussion, Music By, Lyrics By – Peter GabrielViolin – L Shankar*
5 In Your Eyes
Backing Vocals – David Rhodes, Jim Kerr, Michael Been, Peter GabrielBass – Larry Klein, Tony LevinBass Vocals – Ronnie BrightDrums [Addtional] – Jerry MarottaDrums, Talking Drum, Percussion – Manu KatchéPiano – Richard TeeVocals – Youssou N'DourWritten-By, Synthesizer [CMI], Piano, Synth – Peter Gabriel
6 Mercy Street
Bass – Larry KleinSaxophone [Processed Sax] – Mark RiveraSurdo [Surdu], Congas, Triangle – Djalma CorreaWritten-By, Synthesizer [CMI, Prophet, CS80], Piano – Peter Gabriel
7 Big Time
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Mark RiveraBacking Vocals [Voices] – Coral Gordon, Dee Lewis, P P Arnold*Bass [Drumstick Bass] – Jerry Marotta, Tony LevinCornet – Wayne JacksonDrum Programming [Linn] – Jimmy BralowerDrums – Stewart CopelandGuitar – David RhodesGuitar [Surf Guitar] – Daniel LanoisOrgan [Hammond], Synthesizer [CMI], Bass – Simon ClarkTrombone – Don MikkelsenTrumpet, Cornet – Wayne JacksonVoice – Coral Gordon, Dee Lewis, P P Arnold*Written-By, Synthesizer [CMI, Prophet], Synth, Drum [Linn] – Peter Gabriel
8 We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)
Drums – Jerry MarottaGuitar – David RhodesViolin – L Shankar*Written-By, Piano, Synthesizer [CMI, Prophet] – Peter Gabriel
9 This Is The Picture (Excellent Birds)
Bass – Bill LaswellGuitar – Nile RodgersGuitar [12 String] – Daniel LanoisTalking Drum – Manu KatchéWritten-By, Drum [Linndrum], Synthesizer [CMI, Synclavier] – Peter GabrielWritten-By, Voice – Laurie Anderson

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Notable variations for this edition are the pink detailing on rear cover and spine.
This one has red detailing, and this one has blue detailing.

All tracks recorded and mixed at Real World Studios, England
except for Mercy Street; Percussion recorded in Polygram Studios,
Rio de Janeiro, engineered by Ary Carvalhaes and Jairo Gualberto,
studio organization by Luigi Hoffer, session supervision by Renato
Costa and Graciela Silberberg.
New York overdubs recorded at the Power Station, engineered by
Bruce Lampcov, assisted by Steve Boyer, session supervision by
Charlene Colon

Laurie Anderson courtesy Warner Bros Records Inc.
P P Arnold courtesy 10 Records
Michael Been courtsey Elektra/Asylum Records Inc
Kate Bush courtesy EMI Records Ltd
Stewart Copeland courtesy A & M Records Ltd
Jim Kerr courtesy Virgin Records Ltd
Larry Klein courtesy Geffen Records Inc
Bill Laswell courtesy Celluloid/OAO
Youssou N'dour courtesy Albert Koski Productions
Nile Rodgers courtesy Warner Bros Records Inc
L. Shankar courtesy ECM Records
Richard Tee courtesy King Records Ltd

Management by Gail Colson assisted by Norma Bishop

Published by Cliofine Limited except
This Is The Picture excellent birds
published by Cliofine Limited/Difficult Music

Manufactured in Austria
℗ 1986 Charisma Records Limited
© 1986 Peter Gabriel Limited

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 012981 237622
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored Text Variant 1): PGCD 5 11 A1 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored Text Variant 2): PGCD 5 11 A3 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Other (SPARS Code): AAD

Other Versions (5 of 175) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PG 5 Peter Gabriel So(LP, Album) Charisma, Virgin PG 5 UK 1986 Sell This Version
11 0115-1 311 Peter Gabriel So(LP, Album) Supraphon, Virgin 11 0115-1 311 Czechoslovakia 1988 Sell This Version
0946347588 2 6 Peter Gabriel So(CD, Album, RM, RE) Gala Records (5) 0946347588 2 6 Russia 2002 Sell This Version
PGMC 75 Peter Gabriel So(LP, Album) Charisma Records Ltd., Virgin PGMC 75 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
EN-873 Peter Gabriel So(Cass, Album, Unofficial, Dol) Thomsun Original EN-873 Saudi Arabia Unknown Sell This Version