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Lyrics

You could have a steam train
If you'd just lay down your tracks
You could have an aeroplane flying
If you bring your blue sky back
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You could have a steam train
If you'd just lay down your tracks
You could have an aeroplane flying
If you bring your blue sky back
full lyrics

Features of This Track

funk influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
groove based composition
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
extensive vamping
a busy horn section
a clear focus on recording studio production
mixed minor & major key tonality
electric guitar riffs
a prominent flute part
an emotional male lead vocal performance
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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kimready46
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Perfect for me....lol!!!
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In your eyes...
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Love it.
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Hahahahaha

Good one!!
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Lol
0:oD
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A little Peter Gabriel meanie concert
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❤❤❤❤❤
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Awesome
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"I'll be your sledgehammer " would make a great action movie catch phrase for some reason.
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Yup great song
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One of the best songs ever. Love it. Awesome
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Like I said go listen to his other songs and LISTEN!!!!So r r y but it's not about sex...or drugs....but if you open yourself up to the way ,the light and the TRUTH!! You will see the Rev is right.
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Drug song to me and my best friend
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:D took my line shawnmurphy6 7 1 !! ��
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And the colored girls go dew dew dew, dew de dew dew, dew de dew dew...
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Powerful voice! Bedroom song..
Bow-Chick-A- B o w - W o w ! ;-)
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Great sexual innuendo, eh?
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the4mckeowns
Great video
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I always thought this was Huey Lewis and the News.
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alexandraabe l l a 1 7
AWESOME SONG
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wajay1007
Rev. Bob..you have a point... If one thinks of GOD, it changes the whole meaning. How enlightening ! ! ! !
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wajay1007
Your Eyes is a real love song; and I,m not much of a romantic.
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wajay1007
Phil Collins did alright after genesis...he also is a talented jazz drummer.
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wajay1007
I will always like sledgehammer . . i t ' s soulful.
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I hated this song and video, must have been assaulted with them 10,000 times in 1986 alone, lol
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Timeless classic and voice
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phoenixkakas h i 1 9
Call me crazy, but "Sledgehamme r " reminds me of Stevie Wonder's "Superstitou s " .
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Feel. Good. Song Sledgehammer . Is a Vision. Of A F. Hammer
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Such a classic!! Love me some Peter Gabriel!! Rocking out to this right now, kick the habit kick the habit shed my skin this is the new stuff I GO DANCING IN!!!! XD I will show for you;)
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Anyone Remember the TV Show Sledgehammer ?
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Peter is truly astounding.
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MTV in the 80s rocked
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I have been listening to Peter Gabriel since I was born, and all I can say is.......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . s p e e c h l e s s
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How about we start a band. We start getting noticed. Going to be huge and unique. Then we choose a direction and chase the best of us off. Then we become every other band of our generation while the one that left continues to be amazing and ground breaking. Peter Gabriel is the only good thing to come out of Genesis. So glad he stayed true to his vision. Live it all
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Classic 80's song and video.
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vwxtc4free
The Way to en Light.enment is Truth..liste n to the song as a whole..not cherry pick words to justify what you think...then go listen to his other songs...you will see...if you seek the truth!
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The busy horn section was sampled. That being said, PG hit the bulls-eye with this one. It's all about the booty call.
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Pure sex!
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I love it
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Cool Song
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AWESOME job Pete
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Dude This Song Is Friken AWESOME
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love it
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like this song
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I never got why this tune was such a MONSTER back in the day. And then with the video playing practically every 30 minutes? AAGH! Still, lol, Rev Rob you can believe what thou wilst: its about SEX!
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I remember July 4th weekend, 1986 when this video was on MTV all the time. That was when I brought home a water balloon slingshot for the long weekend. That was so much fun! I'll never forget the picture of my mom laying on the lawn, getting ready to release her balloon! Miss those days....
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I miss when mtv used to play just videos especially this one.
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Got news for you, Rev. Rob; it's about SEX!
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Love it
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Love the FUNK FINGERS bass sound. Tony is THE MAN ....
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