A 52 Week Autobiography Through Music – Week 34 – David Sylvian
David Sylvian is a songwriter, musician, artist for whom I have deep respect and admiration. His music feels so honest and has always had a real emotional impact on me. Thanks to my commitment to this series I have discovered some music of his that I had not heard and I have been reacquainted with the albums I knew.
I had a nice experience of discovery leading up to this post: The other day my friend Bret was telling me about a Trumpet player from Norway he likes named Arve Henriksen so I looked him up and listened to some of his music - which is really great and deserves attention maybe in a separate blog post - then just a few days later doing research for this week's episode I discovered that he has played on a handful of David Sylvian projects that are more recent albums I was not familiar with such as this one:
Here are some links to follow for more info about David and his music:
and Here is a blog I came across recently which is devoted to the Music of David Sylvian as well as that of the many musicians who collaborate with him: https://sylvianvista.com
Here is a Spotify list that touches on a variety of Sylvian's catalogue: