Peter Gabriel has halted his year-long hiatus to record the original score for a new short film collection.

The Sledgehammer rocker announced he'd be taking 2013 off to travel the world with his family, but it appears he has cut his plans short and signed on to contribute an original song and score to Words With Gods, an anthology of films about spirituality and featuring work by directors including Mira Nair and Hideo Nakata.

The film's producer, Lucas Akoskin, tells The Hollywood Reporter that the original Gabriel track will close out the film.

It's not Gabriel's first attempt at composing a movie score - he contributed to the Grammy-winning score for The Last Temptation of Christ and he created the music for Phillip Noyce's 2002 drama Rabbit-Proof Fence. He also came up with the original music for cult 1984 film Birdy.