Peter Gabriel Gathers Around Several Artists From Around The Globe To Record The Protest Song, Biko!


The Music industry has contributed its part from time and again and it seems as another singing sensation has recently tried to make some difference with a unique move on his part and music lovers are already talking about it!

Peter Gabriel Has Re-Recorded One Of His Popular Track, Biko!

Peter Gabriel has managed to gather as many as twenty-five musicians from around the globe for a special reason.He is re-recording classic protest song Biko from the 1980s with these talented artists!

Peter Gabriel

The song gained huge attention back in the day as it was composed as a tribute for the South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko who was actually murdered in police custody back in 1977. The title of the song is suggestive enough that it was a way to voice their concern against the murder. Take a look at this video as these talented artists gathers around for the recording of this powerful song that sends across an important message!

Several Artists Have Joined Hands To Record The Protest Song!

The new version of this sensational song was first heard at the Peace Through Music: A Global Event for Social Justice back in December. The song was introduced by Steve Biko’s son Nkosinathi Biko. The money generated from the performance went to the organization Playing for Change Foundation.

Peter Gabriel

Moreover, the artist has opened up about this project, while also talking about the re-recording of the track and the Black Lives Matter movement, Peter Gabriel says how it was emotional and quite wonderful to watch the finished song. Moreover, from activist and Beninese vocalist Angélique Kidjo to Meshell Ndegeocello, everyone has joined hands for the recording. The song is itself a powerful one that speaks volumes and is also for a noble cause as well.

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