|"I Don't Remember"|
|Single by Peter Gabriel|
|from the album Peter Gabriel|
|Studio||Ashcombe House, Somerset|
|Length||4:42 (album version) 3:23 (US single version) 3:39 (Canada single version)|
|Label|| Charisma (UK)|
Geffen (North America)
Mercury (Original US LP pressing)
|Producer(s)||Peter Gabriel |
|Peter Gabriel singles chronology|
|"I Don't Remember (Live)"|
|Single by Peter Gabriel|
|from the album Plays Live|
|Released||July 4, 1983|
|Producer(s)||Peter Gabriel |
|Peter Gabriel singles chronology|
"I Don't Remember" is a song written and recorded by English rock musician Peter Gabriel, released as the fourth and final single from his third eponymous studio album in 1980. Although originally only released as an A-side single in the United States and Canada, a live version released with the album Plays Live (1983) reached No. 62 on the UK Singles Chart and remained in the Top 75 in Britain for 4 weeks.The song was included in Gabriel's compilation album Shaking the Tree (1990) and two different versions were included in Flotsam and Jetsam (2019).
The song was performed by Gabriel on the tour to promote his second eponymous studio album, having debuted on concert on 23 August 1978.
A studio recording of "I Don't Remember" was first made at Trident Studios, London in Autumn 1978 during a day off on the tour, by Gabriel and his backing band - which consisted of bassist Tony Levin, drummer Jerry Marotta, guitarist Sid McGinnis and synthesizer player Larry Fast.This marked the beginning of work on his third studio album. This early studio version of the song was originally planned to be released as the A-side of the first single from the album in Europe and Japan, however a Charisma Records executive thought the guitar solos were not radio-friendly. This version was later used as the B-side of the single "Games Without Frontiers" from Peter Gabriel (3: Melt) in those territories. Despite its non-inclusion in Peter Gabriel (2: Scratch), the song was performed by Gabriel on his 1978 tour for the album.
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||62|
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