September 13, 1991
(P)(C)1991 VIRGIN RECORDS LTD./Opium (Arts) Ltd.
Marketed and distrubuted by Caroline Records.
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.
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|