"Intruder" is a song written and performed by English musician Peter Gabriel. The song was the first to use the "gated reverb" drum sound created by Hugh. This song is about a burglar who breaks into a woman's house and is never caught. Gabriel wanted the listener to feel a "sense of urgency," so he made the song. "Intruder" is a song written and performed by English musician Peter Gabriel. The song was the first to use the "gated drum" sound created by Hugh Padgham. Check out Intruder by Peter Gabriel on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Listen to Intruder by Peter Gabriel, Shazams, featuring on Rock Hits: , and Peter Gabriel Essentials Apple Music playlists. Play and download "Intruder" by "Peter Gabriel" - and other songs including "No Self Control", "Start", "I Don't Remember" - I know something about. Listen to Intruder on Spotify. Peter Gabriel · Song · Listen to Intruder - Live on Spotify. Peter Gabriel · Song · The song Intruder was written by Peter Gabriel and was first released by Peter Gabriel in It was covered by Iron Lung Corp, Primus, Red Harmony and. Peter Gabriel - Intruder Lyrics. I know something about opening windows and doors. I know how to move quietly to creep across creaky wooden floors.