The video set a new standard for art in the music video industry and won nine MTV Video Music Awards in 1987 a record which still stands as of 2011. "Britannia" was worn for "Dancing with the Moonlit Knight" and "The Reverend" for "The Battle of Epping Forest" (both from Selling England by the Pound). Entirely self-produced Up returned to some of the themes of his work in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
After leaving Genesis Gabriel went on to a successful solo career. More recently Gabriel has focused on producing and promoting world music and pioneering digital distribution methods for music.