Peter Gabriel – “Why Don’t You Show Yourself”

A new Peter Gabriel song appears in Words With Gods, an anthology film with nine different directors that explores “the relationship between different cultures and religion,” and was screened for the first time at the Venice International Film Festival earlier this year. The song is called “Why Don’t You Show Yourself” and, while Gabriel has been playing it live since late 2013, the studio version of the track has just surfaced on the film’s official website. “It was arranged quite simply which I enjoyed,” Gabriel said of the track. “The song is about the search for God and like the film, it’s looking for a fresh slant on spirituality, in this case with a high level of doubt. Listen below.

Peter Gabriel – “Why Don’t You Show Yourself”

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