No Self Control (Peter Gabriel song)
"No Self Control" Single by Peter Gabriel from the album Peter Gabriel B-side "Lead A Normal Life" Released 1980 Recorded 1979 Genre Experimental rock, hard rock Length 3:55 Label Charisma Records Writer(s) Peter Gabriel Producer Steve Lillywhite Peter Gabriel singles chronology "I Don't Remember"
"No Self Control"
"No Self Control" is a song written and performed by British musician Peter Gabriel. As with the other songs on the album, the lyrics are very dark, discussing what could be interpreted as either intense greed and lust or mental instability and decay of the psyche. Like "Intruder", the previous song, it features a xylophone solo.
Prior to the song being recorded for Peter Gabriel's 1980 album, it was performed live by Gabriel under the working title "I don't know how to stop".
A music video of the song was made and broadcast in 1980.
7" UK single (1980)
- "No Self Control" - (3:47)
- "Lead A Normal Life" - (4:10)
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