Sledgehammer Song Lyrics

Peter Gabriel

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You could have a steam train
If you'd just lay down your tracks
You could have an aeroplane flying
If you bring your blue sky back

All you do is call me
I'll be anything you need

You could have a big dipper
Going up and down, all around the bends
You could have a bumper car, bumping
This amusement never ends

I want to be your sledgehammer
Why don't you call my name

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)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Peter Gabriel
    album: Track 2 in album So
    release date: 1986-5-19
    popularity : 148 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, Peter Gabriel
    lyricist: Peter Gabriel, Peter Gabriel

    Album Information

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