Hit (album)


Hit (album)

Infobox Album
Name = Hit
Type = Greatest hits
Artist = Peter Gabriel


Released = November 4, 2003
Recorded = 1977 – 2003
Genre = Rock
Length = 2:30:41 (US) 2:30:19 (UK)
Label = Geffen Records (US & Canada)
Virgin Records
Producer = Peter Gabriel, Bob Ezrin, Stephen Hague, Daniel Lanois, Steve Lillywhite, David Lord, Steve Osborne, Karl Wallinger
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:bi7ibkk9sakx link]
Last album = "Up" (2002)
This album = "Hit" (2003)
Next album = "Big Blue Ball" (2008)

"Hit" is a 2003 compilation album of songs by British musician Peter Gabriel. The compilation album reached #29 in the UK charts, and #100 in the US. Disc one was called "Hit" and was all his popular songs; disc two was called "Miss" and had his less popular, but many of them critically hit songs.

Track listing

All songs written by Peter Gabriel, except as indicated.

Disc One

# "Solsbury Hill" (from "Peter Gabriel 1 aka Car", 1977) – 4:23
# "Shock the Monkey" (from "Peter Gabriel 4 aka Security", 1982) – 3:59
# "Sledgehammer" (from "So", 1986) – 4:59
# "Don't Give Up" (from "So", 1986) – 5:55
# "Games Without Frontiers" (from "Peter Gabriel 3 aka Melt ", 1980) – 3:57
# "Big Time" (from "So", 1986) – 4:28
# "Burn You Up, Burn You Down" (Gabriel, Neil Sparkes, Karl Wallinger) – 5:26
# "Growing Up" (Tom Lord-Alge Mix) (from "Up, 2002) – 4:48
# "Digging in the Dirt" (from "Us", 1992) – 5:15
# "Blood of Eden (Radio edit)" (from "Us, 1992) – 5:06
# "More Than This (Radio edit)" (from "Up", 2002) – 4:33
# "Biko" (from "Peter Gabriel 3 aka Melt", 1980) – 6:58
# "Steam" (from "Us", 1992) – 6:02
# "Red Rain" (from "So", 1986) – 5:39
# "Here Comes the Flood (1990 version)" (from "Shaking the Tree", 1990) – 4:32
*"While labelled as the radio edit in the liner notes, "Steam" is actually the same length as its album version."


=Disc Two (US edition)=

# "San Jacinto" (from "Security", 1983) – 6:31
# "I Don't Remember" (from "Peter Gabriel 3", 1980) – 4:32
# "The Rhythm of the Heat" (from "Security", 1983) – 5:19
# "Love to Be Loved" (from "Us", 1992) – 5:17
# "I Grieve" (from "Up", 2002) – 7:25
# "Family Snapshot" (from "Peter Gabriel 3", 1980) – 4:29
# "In Your Eyes" (from "So", 1986) – 5:29
# "The Drop" (from "Up", 2002) – 3:04
# "The Tower That Ate People (Steve Osborne Mix)" (from "Soundtrack from The Red Planet", 2000) – 4:04
# "Lovetown" (from "Soundtrack from Philadelphia", 1993) – 5:21
# "Father, Son" (from "OVO", 2000) – 4:55
# "Signal to Noise" (from "Up", 2002) – 7:33
# "Downside Up" (Live) – 5:33
# "Cloudless" (from "", 2002) – 4:48

Disc Two (EU, JP and MEXDisc Two (0

# "San Jacinto" (from "Peter Gabriel 4", 1983) – 6:31
# "No Self-Control" (from "Peter Gabriel 3", 1980) – 3:55
# "Cloudless" (from "Long Walk Home: Music from the Rabbit-Proof Fence", 2002) – 4:48
# "The Rhythm of the Heat" (from "Peter Gabriel 4", 1983) – 5:19
# "I Have the Touch (Robbie Robertson Mix)" (from "Soundtrack from Phenomenon", 1996) – 4:19
# "I Grieve" (from "Up", 2002) – 7:25
# "D.I.Y." (from "Peter Gabriel 2", 1978) – 2:37
# "A Different Drum" (from "", 1989) – 4:40
# "The Drop" (from "Up", 2002) – 3:04
# "The Tower That Ate People (Steve Osborne Mix)" (from "Soundtrack from The Red Planet", 2000) – 4:04
# "Lovetown" (from "Soundtrack from Philadelphia", 1993) – 5:21
# "Father, Son" (from "OVO", 2000) – 4:55
# "Signal to Noise" (from "Up", 2002) – 7:33
# "Downside Up" (Live) – 5:33
# "Washing of the Water" (from "Us", 1992) – 3:52

Charts

Album

Certifications

External links

*MusicBrainz album|id=77c101dd-d85e-4133-9435-91648439f6b8|name=Hit (disc 1)
*MusicBrainz album|id=5605f3ec-26f5-48eb-a957-d3a0e9f3023e|name=Hit (disc 2: Miss)
*MusicBrainz album|id=5bf4fe9b-2c96-4c2b-91f2-016709e2f9be|name=Hit (disc 2: Miss)


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