The sources for artist quotes in this article are listed below:
The author’s conversation with Masaki Sekijima, 2019
Virginia Astley, facebook, 2017-2018
Geffen Records Press Release, 1998
David Sylvian letter to fan, 1987
Virginia Astley website interview, 2003
Virginia Astley interview with Adrian Jones, City Limits, 1985
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