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Birdy (Music from the Film) [Remastered]


Download links and information about Birdy (Music from the Film) [Remastered] by Peter Gabriel. This album was released in 1985 and it belongs to Rock, Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 35:38 minutes.

Artist: Peter Gabriel
Release date: 1985
Genre: Rock, Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 12
Duration: 35:38
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No. Title Length
1. At Night 2:44
2. Floating Dogs 3:00
3. Quiet and Alone 2:37
4. Close Up 0:55
5. Slow Water 2:55
6. Dressing the Wound 4:11
7. Birdy's Flight 3:03
8. Slow Marimbas 3:25
9. The Heat 4:48
10. Sketch Pad With Trumpet and Voice 3:09
11. Under Lock and Key 2:27
12. Powerhouse At the Foot of the Mountain 2:24



Birdy was Peter Gabriel’s first effort into the film soundtrack world. More importantly, it was his first work with producer Daniel Lanois—who would coproduce the blockbuster So and its follow-up, Us. Though Gabriel here recycled instrumental motifs and passages from earlier works (Melt and Security), he was certain to remove most traces of his lead vocals (“Dressing the Wound” has subliminal voicings in the mix). For the record, “Close Up” works off of “Family Snapshot,” “Birdy’s Flight” traces back to “Not One of Us,” “The Heat” reworks “The Rhythm of the Heat,” “Under Lock and Key” revisits “Wallflower,” and “Powerhouse at the Foot of the Mountain” recalls “San Jacinto.” Only “Slow Marimbas” would make it consistently into live performance, among the new songs, though a number of pieces deserve to be revisited. The soundtrack is largely for Gabriel fanatics, but fans of adventurous instrumental music are amply rewarded, too. Gabriel’s next soundtrack work—Passion, for Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ—would take soundtrack work to another creative level.