The Nest That Sailed the Sky

Album: OVO (2000)
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  • Gabriel revisited this instrumental track in 2011, when it was included on his New Blood album, a re-recording of songs from his catalogue with new orchestral arrangements. He told Rolling Stone: "The orchestra provides different dimensions to the music that weren't there initially. Rock artists work slowly in studios, building up layer by layer, and one of the great, powerful advantages of an orchestra is all these musicians playing at one moment with all sorts of colors and personalities. A lot of people have been put off by the idea of the orchestra some artist just trying to get some veteran respectability. But we're trying to explore things here and see if we can do it differently." >>
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