Mother Of Violence

Album: Peter Gabriel (second, scratch) (1978)

Songfacts®:

  • Gabriel wrote this after sitting in front of his television trapped in a negative state of mind.
  • This began as a Christmas Carol Gabriel wrote with Jill, his wife at the time.

Comments: 2

  • Evan from Tain, ScotlandThis is my favourite Peter Gabriel track. It is such an excellent recording, too.
  • Chrys from Utrecht, NetherlandsRecently Peter has let his daughter Melanie sing "Mother of Violence" on-stage.
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