It’s partly inspired by Muhammad Ali

Peter Gabriel has today released a new song, “I’m Amazing”.

The track, inspired by the life of Muhammad Ali, was published on Gabriel’s YouTube channel this morning (June 17).

The 7-minute track is his first new material since “Show Yourself” appeared in the 2013 live album and film Back To Front: Live in London.

“I wrote [I’m Amazing] a few years back, which was, in part, inspired by Muhammad Ali’s life and struggles,” said Gabriel in a press release. “At the time of his death, when so many people are celebrating his life and thinking about all he achieved, it seemed the right time to release it.”

On Tuesday, Gabriel embarks on a tour of the USA/Canada, performing together and apart with Sting. The pair last toured together with Amnesty International in 1986 and 1988. In a video announcing the tour dates, Gabriel promises fans “something unfamiliar as well as the hits”.

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