Street Spirit (Fade Out) (5:07)

Cover of Scratch My Back

From Scratch My Back and 3 other releases

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  • BriansHalfbaked

    Blows the original out of the water. I think Radiohead refused to cover Wallflower after hearing this because they felt they couldn't compare. That's the only reason I can think of why Radiohead would show that level of disrespect.

    23 Aug 2013 Reply
  • mynameisalive

    Should have been an instrumental..[2]

    9 Jun 2013 Reply
  • jpeiper

    Hum. I don't hate it, but it pales to the original.

    3 Jun 2013 Reply
  • saoirse14

    I was with cautiously with him until the weak warble at 1:51. In my opinion this may be one of the worst covers in history.

    30 May 2013 Reply
  • abunono

    For still there are so many things that I have never seen

    24 May 2012 Reply
  • ArtofmusicJens

    Interesting comments about this cover. In fact it`s my favourite song on "Scratch my back"; very intense and a kind of strange. I did not know the original and when I heard it I was really disapointed about it. Nevertheless there are some vocal-lines of PG that I don`t like...

    25 Apr 2012 Reply
  • mynameisalive

    Should have been an instrumental.

    20 Apr 2012 Reply
  • shingouz

    I still find this version superb. The song is called Fade Out after all, so it makes some sense that it has this "dying breath" feeling.

    6 Jan 2012 Reply
  • LarissaSODMG

    this is ridiculous. i can't put in words my feelings towards this. ridiculous.

    26 Dec 2011 Reply
  • baldowl

    This is horrible. WTF, Mr. Gabriel?

    19 Aug 2011 Reply
  • NOyieldingCODE

    Even Radiohead publicly stated their dislike for this version of their song. That should tell you something

    21 Jul 2011 Reply
  • dangergirl717

    No thanks~

    4 Jul 2011 Reply
  • nobody_told_me

    This is just irritating. Get yourself together, Mr. Gabriel, you're not *that* old.

    11 Jun 2011 Reply
  • weedestmonkey

    this song sounds so fucking intense with pete´s old-man-breaking-voice. i just thought he is crawling out of my speakers....

    15 Apr 2011 Reply
  • shingouz

    This version is sublime. I don't understand why people are complaining. Maybe because they cannot let go of the sound and mood of the original.

    27 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Talkthomas

    I'm a long time Peter Gabriel fan but even I am questioning the logic for Street Spirit. He's hit many right notes and created some wonderful personal interpretations on Scratch My Back but I don't think this should have featured on it.

    22 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Hightwig

    Terrible version...

    10 Dec 2010 Reply
  • borisirokay

    i'm speachless. thank you mr gabriel. thank you. again.

    17 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Oronduin

    ... and live it is even better!! Beleive me!!!

    12 Nov 2010 Reply
  • QuiveringGroove

    Interesting. Peter is always interesting.

    21 Jul 2010 Reply
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