Most of the world music stuff on it feels like a natural extension of his soundtrack work, Passion in particular. except since it's not trying to be soundtrack music it's far more upbeat with more active instrumental parts and lots of singers. And then the "normal" songs of the album are all pretty much like what you'd expect from early 90s Peter (which is a good thing of course). It's (unsurprisingly) a very diverse record, but it feels quite cohesive to me in spite of that. there are a handful of stretches where Gabriel isn't performing which some might consider a negative, but he's clearly still the ringleader of the project since it all still sounds like a Peter Gabriel album.
You might have heard "Burn You Up Burn You Down" on the "Hit" compilation if you have that, though the album version is pretty different (which I prefer. the Hit version makes it sound too much like an Up outtake).
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