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Album: Peter Gabriel (second, scratch)Released: 1978
The title stands for "Do It Yourself." The song is about taking responsibility and control of your life.
Gabriel used an acoustic arrangement to distinguish this from his work with Genesis.
This was released as a single, but despite heavy promotion it was a commercial failure. When this did not sell as a single, Charisma Records, Gabriel's label in England, re-released it in September 1978 with both "Mother Of Violence" and "Me And My Teddy Bear" on the B-side. The original, released that May, was backed with "Perspective."
The mostly acoustic sound was chosen in hopes of mimicking the chart success of "Solsbury Hill." Bootlegs contain heavier electric versions of this.