March 25, 2017

Peter Gabriel covers Tom Waits for rape survivors in Uganda

HollywoodNews.com: Peter Gabriel has just released his cover of Tom Waits’ song “In the Neighborhood,” as part of The Voice Project, which is used to raise awareness and support for the war torn areas of Northern Uganda, Southern Sudan, Eastern Congo and CAR.

According to , Tom Waits’ website, “the women there have been using songs to send messages of forgiveness to those abducted and forced to fight, many of hide in the bush, afraid to return home.”

Gabriel stated, “I’ve wanted to sing Tom Waits’ ‘In the Neighborhood’ for a long time and this was a great opportunity. I love the idea that a song can reach people that can’t be touched in any other way.”

Listen to the cover below:

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