Article published in the french magazine "Rock&Folk"( issue 412- December 2001).
Originally published by Sound On Sound at June 17th 1994. Despite having spent more than 15 years in the public eye, David Sylvian remains an enigmatic figure who has reinvented his own musical style constantly, both within his solo work and in his collaborations with musicians as diverse as Holger Czukay and Robert Fripp. PAUL TINGEN charts the history of
Nenad Georgievski is a well respected music reviewer known for his work on All About Jazz. This interview is for me the definite Manafon interview. No need for more same question and answer interviews anymore. This interview has been re-pubished with kind permission of the author.
Every month, Wire magazine plays a musician a series of records which asked to identify and comment on – with no prior knowledge of what they’re about to hear. Tested by Christoph Cox. Photos by Chris Buck.
David Sylvian on his new album Manafon.For his latest album David Sylvian, the former frontman of seminal 80s band Japan, takes inspiration from the life and work of Welsh poet RS Thomas. Long-time fan Hannah Jones exchanges emails with him to understand the meaning behind Manafon
Online audio-podcast (justoftheradar.com) by Joe Silva at WUGA FM Great, long audio interview by Joe Silva with David Sylvian about the release of Sleepwalkers as published at podcast justoftheradar.com #253.
Alone in the middle of a forest in New England, David Sylvian embraced disillusionment, rejected false gods and embarked on a more austere songwriting regimen than ever before. For his latest studio album, Manafon, the former pop singer also made connections with electroacoustic improvisors including Keith Rowe, Evan Parker, John Tilbury, Polwechsel, Otomo Yoshihide and Toshimaru Nakamura. By Biba Kopf.
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