20 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Peter Gabriel (page 5)
5. A couple different factors played a role in Gabriel’s departure from the group in 1975. William Friedkin approached Gabriel with a film project, based on the group’s tour concept for The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway. Gabriel’s wife Jill also had a very difficult pregnancy with their first child. Gabriel decided to stay home with his sick wife and new born rather and record and tour.
One More Thing You(Probably) Didn’t Know About Peter Gabriel