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Official singles (solo, collaboration and commissions)

Ghosts (Japan)

This single is included because David himself said that Ghosts was the first track that indicated the new direction of his compositions after the Ja....

[March 1, 1982]

Bamboo Houses/Bamboo Music

Collaboration of David Sylvian and Ryuichi Sakamoto

[July 1, 1982]

Forbidden Colours

Second, succesful collaboration between David Sylvian and Ryuichi Sakamoto. Vocal version of the theme of the movie "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence".

[July 2, 1983]

Red Guitar

First single of Brilliant Trees

[June 2, 1984]

The Ink In The Well

Second single from Brilliant Trees

[August 18, 1984]

Pulling Punches

Third, least succesful, release of Brilliant Trees

[November 1, 1984]

Words With The Shaman

[December 14, 1985]

Taking The Veil

First single from Gone To Earth

[August 9, 1986]

Silver Moon

Second single from Gone To Earth

[September 26, 1986]

Some Small Hope (Virginia Astley)

Taken from the album Hope In A Darkened Heart. Beautiful collaboration.

[February 1, 1987]

Buoy (Mick Karn)

Beautiful single from Karn's Dreams Of Reason Produce Monsters..

[April 1, 1987]

Let The Happiness In

First single from Secrets Of The Beehive. Features Blue Of Noon.

[September 1, 1987]


Second, most succesful single taken from Secrets Of The Beehive.

[May 1, 1988]

Pop Song

Stand-alone release. Very experimental at that time.

[October 1, 1989]


First and only single of RTC

[March 1, 1991]

Blackwater (CD single)

CD single including foldout sleeve with lyrics

[March 1, 1991]

Heartbeat (Tainai Kaiki II)

Best collaboration ever!

[June 1, 1992]

Heartbeat (Tainai Kaiki II) Japanese edition

The Japanese edition of Heartbeat

[June 1, 1992]

Jean The Birdman (part 1)


[August 28, 1993]

Jean The Birdman (part 2)

Not so hard to find as part 1, but it would be the ultimate collection if you have both, packed in the digipack.

[August 28, 1993]





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