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Peter Gabriel: Sledgehammer (1986)

Peter Gabriel's video for his 1986 Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, a collaboration with Aardman Animations which set new standards for the industry and became one of the most awarded videos in history.

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Stephen R. Johnson
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Cast

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Peter Gabriel ... Peter Gabriel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anna-Marie Gabriel Anna-Marie Gabriel ... Extra
Melanie Gabriel Melanie Gabriel ... Extra
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Peter Gabriel's video for his 1986 Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, a collaboration with Aardman Animations which set new standards for the industry and became one of the most awarded videos in history.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

10 December 1986 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Stop-motion effects were created by the then little known Aardman Animations. They later achieved huge success with the Wallace and Gromit franchise and Shaun the Sheep (2007). See more »

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Referenced in Motormouth: Episode #4.28 (1992) See more »

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Sledgehammer
Written by Peter Gabriel
Performed by Peter Gabriel
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4 January 2020 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

A special mix of animation, singing, a clever story, humor and fine irony. And, off course, Peter Gabriel. A total show, seductive memories and admirable effort for a great video.


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