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Published: 2012/05/22

Peter Gabriel to Perform So on Tour This Summer

Peter Gabriel will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his iconic album So by performing the album in its entirety on tour this summer. Gabriel will reunite with members of the original So touring band for the outing—dubbed the ‘Back to Front’ tour—and also promises select hits from other corners of his career. The tour will stop in 13 North American cities, beginning in Quebec City, QC on September 16. Gabriel’s last retrospective tour found the British rock guitarist performing orchestrated versions of songs culled from throughout his catalog.

To coincide with the tour, So will be re-issued on September 18 as a CD, special edition 3-CD set, and Super Deluxe Box Set. So is the best-selling album of Gabriel’s career and debuted at the top of the music charts around the world going on to achieve 5-times platinum sales and becoming one of the most seminal albums of the 1980’s. It features hits such as “Sledgehammer,” “Big Time,” “Red Rain,” the Kate Bush duet “Don’t Give Up” and “In Your Eyes.” “Sledgehammer” remains the most played video of all time on MTV to date.

Pete Gabriel’s 2012 tour dates

September 16 Quebec City, QC—Colisee Pepsi

September 18 Montreal, QC—Bell Centre

September 19 Toronto, ON—Air Canada Centre

September 21 Philadelphia, PA—Wells Fargo Center

September 23 Wantagh, NY—Nikon at Jones Beach

September 24 Boston, MA—TD Garden

September 26 Detroit, MI— Palace of Auburn Hills

September 27 Chicago, IL—United Center

September 30 Denver, CO—Red Rocks

October 2 San Jose, CA— HP Pavilion

October 5 Las Vegas, NV—Planet Hollywood Showroom

October 6 Los Angeles, CA—Hollywood Bowl

October 9 Santa Barbara, CA—Santa Barbara County Bow

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