What He Did For Love
Published: Jan 22, 2011
There had been tensions, and they came to a head when it was time to tour just as his wife, after a difficult pregnancy, gave birth to a sickly child. What would you do? Peter Gabriel — lead singer of one of the most popular bands on the planet — quit Genesis and chose not to make a guaranteed gazillion. And then he wrote Solsbury Hill: "I walked right out of the machinery/ My heart going boom boom boom/ ‘Son,’ he said, ‘Grab your things/ I’ve come to take you home.’" It’s even more inspiring in concert, so…..