Sledgehammer

Peter Gabriel

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Peter Gabriel
album: Track 2 in album So
release date: 1986-5-19
popularity : 27 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Art Rock/Pop Rock/Synth-pop/Funk
length: 5:15
drums: Manu Katché
piano: Peter Gabriel
lead vocals: Peter Gabriel
trumpet: Wayne Jackson
recorded by: David Bascombe
background vocals: P.P. Arnold, Dee Lewis and Coral Gordon
guitar: Daniel Lanois and David Rhodes
saxophone: Mark Rivera
sampler: Peter Gabriel
trombone: Don Mikkelsen
synthesizer: Peter Gabriel
bass guitar: Tony Levin
tambourine: Daniel Lanois
composer: Peter Gabriel
lyricist: Peter Gabriel

Album Information

label: Virgin
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5012981237622
script: Latin

Cover Art

Peter Gabriel So cover art

Lyrics

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You could have a steam train
You could have an aeroplane flying

I'll be anything you need
You could have a big dipper
You could have a bumper car, bumping

Why don't you call my name
This will be my testimony
'Cause I will be your honey bee
Where the fruit is as sweet as can be
I want to be your sledgehammer
You'd better call the sledgehammer
I'm going to be-the sledgehammer
I'm your sledgehammer


Shed my skin (Shed my skin)
I go dancing in, (We could go dancing in)
I will show for you (Show for you)

Only you, you've been coming through
Build, build up that power, hey
I've been feeding the rhythm

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, you
I've been feeding the rhythm
All day and night, come on and help me do, come on and help me do

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Red Rain
  • 2 Sledgehammer
  • 3 Don’t Give Up
  • 4 That Voice Again
  • 5 In Your Eyes
  • 6 Mercy Street
  • 7 Big Time
  • 8 We Do What We’re Told (Milgram’s 37)
  • 9 This Is the Picture (Excellent Birds)