David Sylvian

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Born: in Lewisham, London, England

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David Sylvian (born David Alan Batt, 23 February 1958) is an English singer-songwriter and musician who came to prominence in the late 1970s as the lead vocalist and main songwriter in the group Japan. His subsequent solo work is described by critic Jason Ankeny as "a far-ranging and esoteric career that encompassed not only solo projects but also a series of fascinating collaborative efforts." Sylvian's solo work has been influenced by a variety of musical styles and genres, including jazz, avant-garde, ambient, electronic, and progressive rock.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1984 Brilliant Trees David Sylvian 4 4
1985 Alchemy: An Index of Possibilities David Sylvian 4.5 5
1986 Gone to Earth David Sylvian 10
1987 Secrets of the Beehive David Sylvian 5 10
1988 Plight & Premonition David Sylvian & Holger Czukay 1
1989 Flux + Mutability David Sylvian & Holger Czukay 2
1991 Ember Glance: The Permanence of Memory David Sylvian & Russell Mills 1
1993 The First Day David Sylvian & Robert Fripp 4 3
1999 Dead Bees on a Cake David Sylvian 2
1999 Brilliant Trees / Words With the Shaman David Sylvian 1
2003 Blemish David Sylvian 3
2007 When Loud Weather Buffeted Naoshima David Sylvian 1
2009 Manafon David Sylvian 1
2011 Died in the Wool / Manafon Variations David Sylvian 3
2013 Wandermüde Stephan Mathieu & David Sylvian 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1989 Weatherbox Compilation David Sylvian 1
2000 Everything and Nothing Compilation David Sylvian 2
2002 Camphor Compilation David Sylvian 1
2010 Sleepwalkers Compilation David Sylvian 1
2012 A Victim of Stars 1982-2012 Compilation David Sylvian 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1994 Damage Live David Sylvian & Robert Fripp 4 2

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2005 The Good Son vs. The Only Daughter Remix David Sylvian 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1982 Bamboo Houses / Bamboo Music Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian 1
1983 Forbidden Colours Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian 5 5
1984 Red Guitar David Sylvian 3
1984 The Ink in the Well David Sylvian 2
1989 Pop Song David Sylvian 1
1993 Jean the Birdman David Sylvian & Robert Fripp 2
1999 I Surrender David Sylvian 2
2003 World Citizen Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian 3.5 2

EP

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1985 Words With the Shaman David Sylvian 4 1
1992 Heartbeat Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian 2
1993 Darshan David Sylvian & Robert Fripp 1
1999 Godman David Sylvian 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1999 Approaching Silence Compilation David Sylvian 1

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