Peter Gabriel has revealed that Radiohead will cover his song Wallflower from his 1982 self titled 4th album. Gabriel has been slowly issuing podcasts with snippets of his covers from his forthcoming Scratch My Back album.
As previously reported, Radiohead cover a Peter Gabriel song in return for his cover of Street Spirit. The latest podcast includes a short section of his version of Radiohead’s Street Spirit [fade out]. During the accompanying interview he says that Thom wanted to do Wallflower as part of the song exchange and Radiohead’s version will come out sometime this year.
The podcast can be downloaded at petergabriel.com. Look for podcast 3 for the Radiohead bit at the 13:13 mark. Wallflower is highly regarded by most Gabriel fans and covers the Human Rights issue specifically in South America.
[thx Ted Sayers]