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jansen - on photography

‘On Photography’ is actually the title of a collection of essays published by Susan Sontag during the 1970s which reflected her thoughts on the moral and aesthetic issues relating to photography as an art form. 1,165 more words

Archival Shots

Released today in 1988: Orpheus

Orpheus was taken from David Sylvian’s rather solemn solo album Secrets of the Beehive, released in 1987. Largely comprising intricate ballads with acoustic instruments and strings (courtesy of regular collaborator Ryuichi Sakamoto) the album was representative of his work at that stage in his career, an ambient work demonstrating the influences of jazz, progressive rock and the avant-garde. 217 more words


An album of two halves

Today’s choice of music tried to capture that end of the week Friday feeling with something a bit more mellow; “Gone to Earth” by David Sylvian. 218 more words


'sylvian' by jansen

Does it seem strange to you that there have now been umpteen posts on this here Jansen Photography Blog, where we have looked in-depth at a wide range of photos that Steve has taken over the years and yet, other than a couple of posts by people talking about the Jansen prints they have purchased, there has been little mention of a certain singer?  1,037 more words

Viewed Through A Fans-eye Lens

One LP: David Sylvian's Gone To Earth

Recently, I was honoured to be asked by photographer William Ellis to contribute to his fantastic One LP project where he asks musicians, writers and music business figures to speak about albums that have been important to them. 496 more words

Album Reviews

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