This Is The Picture (Excellent Birds) (4:24)

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  • sheepmachine

    LAURIE ANDERSON <3

    14 Feb 5:38pm Reply
  • tigerwolf1

    Bizarre, yet interesting...and I don't expect anything less from Mr. Gabriel.

    20 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Fabio001

    I can imagine Kate Bush doing a version of this.

    23 Apr 2014 Reply
  • wack1985

    uhhh I don't know how to put it to you but, Peter Gabriel is not American. -.-

    6 Oct 2012 Reply
  • arglactable

    @Franky___Turton Oh, YEAH. Wouldn't want to do something unique and interesting in the EIGHTIES! That wouldn't sell!

    27 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Peleiades

    peter and laurie are badasses

    15 Jul 2010 Reply
  • mixplusik

    The original version ("Excellent Birds" on 1984 Laurie Anderson's album "Mister Heartbreak") is slightly better, but I love this one too.

    5 Mar 2010 Reply
  • ldub49

    falling snow....excellent snow

    1 Mar 2010 Reply
  • hippietim

    this song provokes chair dancing(and I do love that)~ Timothy :o)

    27 Feb 2010 Reply
  • amaroK_usr

    Peter Gabriel's music is intellectual, which by very definition makes it pretentious. I don't think that's a bad thing though

    20 Jan 2010 Reply
  • Bizbuster

    Pretentious tosh...........doesn't sound American to me,,,,,,,hahahaGreat song.

    12 Jan 2010 Reply
  • CollinKelley

    One of my favorite songs on so. It's a co-written song with performance artist legend Laurie Anderson. Far, far, far form pretentious tosh. Please.

    16 Dec 2009 Reply
  • jpeiper

    I have got to remember the phrase "pretentious tosh"; whatever that means, it is great language. But I like the song anyway.

    19 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Markovengian

    Beautiful song....Excellent song. ^_^

    21 Dec 2008 Reply
  • gabizmtoja

    Masterpiece of the album, next to the Mercy Str.

    16 Dec 2008 Reply
  • jjuckel

    love it love it love it. quirky album tracks rule :)

    24 Mar 2008 Reply
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