Brilliant Trees & Words With The Shaman

Released at September 13, 1991

Release date:

September 13, 1991 


(P)(C)1991 VIRGIN RECORDS LTD./Opium (Arts) Ltd.
Marketed and distrubuted by Caroline Records.




CAROL 1812-2

A not so spectacular early US only re-issue of Brilliant Trees featuring Words With The Shaman.

Credits: All songs written by David Sylvian, except 5&7&8: Words by D. Sylvian, music by D. Sylvian & J. Hassell.
Track 8:
Part 1: Ancient Evening [Sylvian, Hassell]
Part 2: Incantation [Sylvian, Hassell]
Part 3: Awakening (song from The Tree Tops) [Sylvian, Hassell, Jansen]

Produced by David Sylvian and Steve Nye except 8: David Sylvian and Nigel Walker.
Engineered by S.Nye, assisted by David Sylvian, P.Williams except 2,6 mixed by David Sylvian, N. Walker assisted by M.Buttler, except #8 mixed by D.Sylvian and N.Walker.

Cover Design: David Sylvian, Yuka Fujii
Cover photography: Yuka Fujii
Inner booklet photography: Anton Corbijn, Simon Gargette
Design realization: HughesGroup


David Sylvian : vocal, guitar, prepated piano, synthesizer, percussion, tapes
Holger Czukay : dictaphone, guitar, french horn, voic, radio
Steve Jansen : drums, percussion, synthesizer
Richard Barbieri : synthesizer on 1,5
Ryuichi Sakamoto : piano, synthesizer on 4,5,7
Steve Nye : piano, synthesizer on 3,4
Jon Hassell : trumpet on 5,7,8
Kenny Wheeler : flugelhorn on 2,3
Mark Isham : trumpet on 4
Phil Palmer : guitar on 2,4
Ronny Drayton : guitar on 1,4
Wayne Braithwaite : bass on 1,4
Danny Thompson : double bass on 2
Percy Jones : fretless bass on 8

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