Modern Love

Album: Peter Gabriel (first, car) (1977)

Songfacts®:

  • This was Gabriel's second single as a solo artist, after "Solsbury Hill." It tanked on the charts.
  • Like some other Gabriel songs ("Sledgehammer," "Steam"), this contains lots of phallic references, including a telescopic umbrella, his Venus, and the pipe.

Comments: 2

  • Jim from Long Beach, CaOne of the very first documeted music video with a story line, well sort of..LOL!!!
  • Pete from Ny, NyGabriel was on the Springsteen bandwagon in 1976. This was definitely influenced by him. Great cut.
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