The sources for artist quotes used in this article are listed below:
The author’s conversation with Tim Motzer, 2020
David Sylvian on BBC Radio 3 Mixing It with Mark Russell & Robert Sandall, 2005
Jim Lange interviews David Sylvian for West Virginia Public Radio, ElecTopia, 2005
‘Before and Afterlife’, Arve Henriksen feat. David Sylvian, Cartography, 2008
18 quick questions to David Sylvian, davidsylvian.com, 2005
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