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Still one of the great vocalists: Peter Gabriel, at OVO Hydro Glasgow, reviewed

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

Peter Gabriel

OVO Hydro, Glasgow

Most artists begin an arena show with a bang: emerging from the floor, the gods, on a hoist, everything short of being sprung headfirst from a cannon. Touring for the first time in seven years, Peter Gabriel shrugged off such rote conventions. At 8 p.m. on the dot, he shuffled on alone in a flat cap, for all the world a man with nothing more on his mind than inspecting his spuds down at the allotment.

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