‘Thalheim is a place in Germany,’ states David Sylvian factually on the promotional interview cd that was provided to journalists when Dead Bees on a Cake was at last released by Virgin. ‘A place where another famous Indian saint lives and receives people from around the world. I visited her there and the song touches upon that and my relationship with her.
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A glimpse of the path ahead
Collaborations outside the context of a David Sylvian project have been a regular occurrence over the years and have produced some beautiful pieces. Working under conditions established by other artists has at times brought out unknown or less developed aspects of Sylvian’s craft, and some of these recordings have given indications of an emerging artistic direction in both music and lyrics – a glimpse of the path ahead.
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