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Before the Bullfight

This is the third track on the double album Gone to Earth. It’s my favourite Sylvian song and has been for thirty  years.

It’s magical, even though on first listening (all those years ago) I struggled to find the melody in parts.   427 more words

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David Sylvian - The Heart Knows better

‘Blemish’ from 2003 was Sylvian’s 6th solo album; although the word solo doesn’t quite cut it here, as two underground giants join him for this, and leave their mark all over the tracks they work on. 65 more words


David Sylvian - A Victim of Stars

On the cover of this double CD compendium, we see David Sylvian appearing troubled and distraught, like a man caught in a moment of profound frustration, foundering upon his own search for philosophical insight. 527 more words

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My Dream Bowie Tribute

I’ve avoided the televised tributes that have been popping up lately (and based on what I’ve heard, they got mixed reviews). However, I’d definitely tune in if they could arrange this line-up: Peter Murphy, Richard Butler, David Sylvian, Brett Anderson, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk and Scott Walker. 12 more words

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David Sylvian - Let the Happiness In - 2003 - Remaster

Listened to Let the Happiness In – 2003 – Remaster by David Sylvian from the album: Secrets Of The Beehive
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'slippery slope' - the collecting addiction

I have been musing long and hard this week over the strange world of the avid music collector. This has been influenced by a number of factors, not least the rather fabulous experience we had last week, when Steve & Richard announced a ‘flash sale’ of some of the remaining (and hard to come by) JBK stock via their bandcamp page. 1,209 more words

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