Solsbury Hill
Peter Gabriel
Gabriel Peter 1977 Solsbury Hill 45
Climbing up on Solsbury Hill
I could see the city light
Wind was blowing, time stood still
Eagle flew out of the night
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 68 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977
  • peaked at No. 13 on the UK Singles chart in 1977
  • from Peter Gabriel's first studio album, Peter Gabriel (1977)
  • Gabriel's debut single and his first charted hit
  • Solsbury Hill is a small flat-topped hill located above the village of Batheaston in Somerset, England
  • written by Peter Gabriel
  • produced by Bob Ezrin
  • recorded at The Soundstage, Toronto, Canada
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