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Peter Gabriel: "Genesis is like going back to school, a fun place to visit but not a great place to live”

Peter Gabriel: "Genesis is like going back to school, a fun place to visit but not a great place to live”

Peter Gabriel answers your questions in the new issue of Uncut, dated April 2014 and out now.

The musician discusses writing songs with monkeys, the pros and cons of music streaming and why it’s time he made another album.

Asked if he’s likely to get back together with Genesis, Gabriel says: “I looked at their last bit of touring and it grew into a bigger meal than I was quite ready to visit.

“It’s a bit like going back to school, a fun place to visit but not necessarily a great place to live. There’s nothing to say I won’t. I’m not sure it’s going to happen as we all creak towards senility, but we’ll see.”

The new issue of Uncut, featuring David Bowie on the cover, is out now.

Photo: Jon Enoch

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