Tuesday, February 23

David Sylvian - Promise (rarities)

fan-made compilation of DS rarities
various sources + recording info

soundboard + vinyl rips (quality VG+ to 
                                       Ex-)

DISC 1
01 Promise
02 Some Small Hope 
03 Goodnight
04 Bamboo Houses
05 Bamboo Music
06 Forbidden Colours
07 How Safe Is Deep?
08 To a Reason
09 Victim of Stars
10 Heartbeat (promo mix)
11 Preparations for a Journey
12 The Women at the Well
13 Taking the Veil (Mendelssohn Mix)
14 Weathered Wall (instrum.)
15 Epiphany

DISC 2
01 Pop Song
02 Blue of Noon
03 Buoy (remix)
04 Come Morning
05 The Golden Way
06 Maya
07 Ti Ho Aspettato (I Have Waited) 
08 I Drink to Forget
09 When Love Walks In
10 Cloud 9
11 Tallow Moon
12 Le Pollen
13 Earthbound (Snowblind)
14 Endgame

ROB SEZ: The former front man for Japan has had one of the most fascinating and distinguished musical careers of all the "New Wave" progenitors. Perhaps only David Bowie had a more storied and musically engrossing path. I've got more DS and Japan rarities, but will need some comments to encourage me to share...
ALL PRAISES to the original compiler & sharer 
and to Don at the old ASH blog for sharing with me.
ASH Tuesday post #35.

Learn more about the music of David  Sylvian at his web site, FB page, Wikipedia and this impressive fan site
   

8 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for postings this. I'd love to see more.

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  2. Indeed, indeed! Thank you! Much appreciated!

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  3. Thanx a lot!!
    A great "Christmas" present ;-)

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  4. Thanks! Always great to discover new material from great artist.

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  5. Is it possible to buy this cd?

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  6. Apart from Ghosts, I really didn't care for Japan at the time, but now I suddenly find myself not able to get enough and playing catch up with the band and their solo work. More, please!

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    1. You request is noted, Howlin'. I'm in a busy period right now with work & life commitments, so I'll hope for some extra free time this summer to oblige your request. Cheers.

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