NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Fresh off the success of 2011's New Blood tour, Peter Gabriel is once more planning to hit the road, this time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his most successful album, 1986's "So."
The new tour, dubbed "Back To Front" will see Gabriel and the original members of the band from "So" perform the entirety of the album from start to finish as well as some of Gabriel's other hits.
The Live Nation-produced tour kicks off in September with stops in 13 North American cities. Tix go on sale beginning May 23rd in Canada and May 31st in the U.S. for fan club members with general on-sales to follow
To coincide with the tour, "So" will be re-issued on September 18th as a CD, special edition 3-CD set, and Super Deluxe Box Set. The original "So" went 5-times platinum and became one of the best recognized album from the 1980s with hits such as "Sledgehammer," "Big Time," "Red Rain," the duet "Don't Give Up" with Kate Bush, and "In Your Eyes."
PETER GABRIEL 2012 North American Tour Itinerary
September 16 – Quebec City, QC – Colisee Pepsi
September 18 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
September 19 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
September 21 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
September 23 – Wantaugh, NY – Nikon at Jones Beach
September 24 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
September 26 – Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills
September 27 – Chicago, IL – United Center
September 30 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks
October 2 – San Jose, CA – HP Pavilion
October 5 – Las Vegas, NV – Planet Hollywood Showroom
October 6 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
October 9 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara County Bowl
-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers