David Sylvian



David Sylvian
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Rating
Active
1974
Born
February 23, 1958 in Beckenham
Location
Beckenham, United Kingdom
A.K.A.
David Alan Batt
Biography
David Sylvian (born, David Alan Batt, 23rd of February 1958, in Beckenham, Kent, UK) is an English singer, musician and composer who first rose to fame as the lead vocalist and main songwriter of the band Japan, and whose subsequent solo career has been influenced by a variety of musical styles and genres, including jazz, ambient music and electronic music. Japan - which also included Mick Karn, Rob Dean, Richard Barbieri and Sylvian's brother Steve Jansen - started out as a confusing hybrid rock/sleaze outfit in the mould of David Bowie and The New York Dolls.
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Top Songs by David Sylvian


Silver Moon

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I Surrender

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The Healing Place

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Darkest Dreaming

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Laughter & Forgetting

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A Fire in the Forest

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Orpheus

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Taking the Veil

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Alphabet Angel

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Midnight Sun

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Brilliant Trees (Remastered 2003)

Brilliant Trees (Remastered 2003)

David Sylvian September 25, 2015

7 Tracks

Manafon

Manafon

David Sylvian September 14, 2009

9 Tracks

When Loud Weather Buffeted Naoshima

When Loud Weather Buffeted Naoshima

David Sylvian August 6, 2007

1 Tracks

Gone to Earth

Gone to Earth

David Sylvian May 29, 2006

20 Tracks

Orpheus

Orpheus

David Sylvian June 1, 2005

9 Tracks

The Good Son Vs. The Only Daughter - The Blemish Remixes

The Good Son Vs. The Only Daughter - The Blemish Remixes

David Sylvian February 7, 2005

9 Tracks

Alchemy: An Index of Possibilities

Alchemy: An Index of Possibilities

David Sylvian June 15, 2004

7 Tracks

World Citizen

World Citizen

David Sylvian February 1, 2004

10 Tracks

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