Peter Gabriel and Karl Wallinger on the making of Big Blue Ball

Various Artists

Like listening to the planet from outer space, Big Blue Ball is the sound of a world playing together. Peter Gabriel and Karl Wallinger, who led the project from its inception at Real World Recording Week 1991, reflect on the epic process at the time of its long-awaited release in 2008.

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