Synopsis by Andrea LeVasseur
Growing Up Live was recorded during Peter Gabriel's world tour for his 2002 album UP. The concert performance was staged in the round and recorded over two days in Milan, Italy, at the Filaforum. Gabriel is accompanied by bassist Tony Levin and guitarist David Rhodes. Special guests include Rachel Z, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and his own daughter Melanie Gabriel. He performs classics like "Here Comes the Flood" and "Solsbury Hill," along with new songs like "Darkness" and "The Barry Williams Show." Director Hamish Hamilton shot the concert with 26 high-definition digital cameras using Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. At certain points during the show, Gabriel performs upside-down while suspended from the ceiling inside a sphere. Special features include documentaries, interviews, tour photographs, DVD-ROM material, and bonus tracks.
concert-tours, pop-rock, rock-music, singer