9 thoughts on “ The Family And The Fishing Net - Peter Gabriel - Plays Live (CD, Album)

  • "The Family and the Fishing Pole" is a reference to a song from Peter Gabriel's studio album (Security or Peter Gabriel outside the US) entitled "The Family and the Fishing Net." Comment by Or its just a reference to Bubba Gump and his fishing .
  • General CommentArujei is correct, the song is about a wedding, as Peter himself says in the introduction to the song on Peter Gabriel: Plays Live (the 2 disc set, I'm not sure if it appears on the Excerpts version of the album). Says Peter: "this next one concerns the ritual of the wedding; the ring and the finger this is called The Family and the Fishing net" No Genesis references here.
  • Released 8th June, Plays Live was compiled from live recordings made at four venues across the American Midwest in late and released the following June. The sleeve notes memorably state; “Some additional recording took place not a thousand miles away from the home of the artiste. The generic term of this process is ‘cheating’”.
  • Plays Live was effectively a sign-off to the first phase of Peter Gabriel the solo artist. As such, it’s a celebration of all that was achieved on that opening quartet of self-titled long-players, while also standing as confirmation that Peter was an engaged and engaging frontman.
  • Plays Live by Peter Gabriel, released 08 June 1. The Rhythm of the Heat 2. I Have the Touch 3. Not One of Us 4. Family Snapshot 5. D.I.Y. 6. The Family and the Fishing Net 7. Intruder 8. I Go Swimming 9. San Jacinto Solsbury Hill No Self Control I Don't Remember Shock the Monkey Humdrum On the Air Biko Plays Live was compiled from live recordings made at .
  • Plays Live was compiled from live recordings made at four venues across the American Midwest in late It is effectively a sign-off to the first phase of Peter Gabriel the solo artist. As such, it’s a celebration of all that was achieved on that opening quartet of self-titled long-players, while also standing as confirmation that Peter.
  • Released as a double-LP and two-CD set (but also later in a single CD "highlights" edition, missing four songs), this is a fine summing up of the artist's early solo years. Most of his biggest hits and key album tracks are represented in tight, inspired performances -- the notes concede that some of what is here was sweetened after the fact in the studio, but the immediacy of the stage performances wasn't lost in the .
  • View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the DADC CD release of Plays Live on Discogs. Label: Geffen Records - • Format: 2x, CD Album, Reissue DADC • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Prog Rock, Art Rock/5(6).

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