Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Peter Gabriel – Don’t Give Up (1986)

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333 – Peter Gabriel – Don’t Give Up (1986)
Written by Peter Gabriel
Produced by Peter Gabriel and Daniel Lanois
Label – Geffen

Gabriel is an outstanding white soul singer and “Don’t Give Up” is undoubtedly the best example of r&b/soul tinged balladry he would ever release. Ably assisted by Kate Bush (apparently Dolly Parton refused his offer), the duet pull the heart strings with this passionately delivered masterpiece.

See also…

Peter Gabriel – Peter Gabriel (Melt) (1980)

Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Peter Gabriel – Solsbury Hill (1977)

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