Track list

Below is the list of tracks featured in the blog, shown as a playlist. If you prefer a chronological list of the albums mentioned, you can find it here:

In Vogue – Japan, from Quiet Life (1979) (iTunes)
Riot in Lagos – Ryuichi Sakamoto, from B-2 Unit (iTunes)
Taking Islands in Africa – Japan, from Gentlemen Take Polaroids (1980) (iTunes)
E-3A – Ryuichi Sakamoto, from B-2 Unit
Tribal Dawn – Mick Karn, from Titles (iTunes)
Sons of Pioneers – Japan, from Tin Drum (1981) (iTunes)
Ghosts – live on The Old Grey Whistle Test – Japan (1982)
Ghosts – live – Japan, from Oil on Canvas (1983) (iTunes)
Red Guitar – David Sylvian, from Brilliant Trees (1984) (iTunes)
Brilliant Trees – David Sylvian, from Brilliant Trees (1984) (iTunes)
Empire III – Jon Hassell, from Aka/Darbari/Java – Magic Realism (iTunes)
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence – Ryuichi Sakamoto, from Coda (iTunes)
Last Regrets – Ryuichi Sakamoto, from Coda (iTunes)
Forbidden Colours (version) – David Sylvian, from ‘Red Guitar’ single (1984) (iTunes)
Preparations for a Journey – David Sylvian, from Alchemy – An Index of Possibilities (1985) (iTunes)
Kalimankou Denkou (The Evening Gathering)Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares (iTunes)
Taking the Veil – David Sylvian, from Gone to Earth (1986) (iTunes)
Fordor – Kenny Wheeler & John Taylor, from Where Do We Go From Here? (iTunes)
Laughter and Forgetting – David Sylvian, from Gone to Earth (1986) (iTunes)
Wave – David Sylvian, from Gone to Earth (1986) (iTunes)
The Healing Place – David Sylvian, from Gone to Earth (1986) (iTunes)
The Lost Years – Bill Nelson, from The Summer of God’s Piano (iTunes)
A Summer Long Since Passed – Virginia Astley, from Hope in a Darkened Heart (iTunes)
Some Small Hope – Virginia Astley featuring David Sylvian, from Hope in a Darkened Heart (1986) (iTunes)
I’m Sorry – Virginia Astley, from Hope in a Darkened Heart (iTunes)
andata – Ryuichi Sakamoto, from async (iTunes)
Maria – David Sylvian, from Secrets of the Beehive (1987) (iTunes)
walker – Ryuichi Sakamoto, from async (iTunes)
Let the Happiness In – David Sylvian, from Secrets of the Beehive (1987) (iTunes)
Empty Chambers/Romeo is Bleeding – Mark Isham, from Romeo is Bleeding
The Stigma of Childhood (Kin) – David Sylvian, from ‘Pop Song’ single (1987, released 1989) (iTunes)
Plight – David Sylvian & Holger Czukay, from Plight & Premonition (1988)
Träum Mal Wieder – Holger Czukay, from Der Osten Ist Rot (iTunes)
Found in a Shell of Murmurs – Jansen, Barbieri, Karn, from _ism
Red Earth (as summertime ends) – Rain Tree Crow, from Rain Tree Crow (1991) (iTunes)
The Insomniac’s Bed – Steve Jansen & Richard Barbieri, from Stories Across Borders (iTunes)
New Moon at Red Deer Wallow – Rain Tree Crow, from Rain Tree Crow (1991) (iTunes)
Epiphany – David Sylvian & Russell Mills, from Ember Glance: The Permanence of Memory (1991) (iTunes)
jd011 – Ryuichi Sakamoto, from Derrida (iTunes)
Victim of Stars – Hector Zazou featuring David Sylvian, from Sahara Blue (first edition) (1992)
Harar et les Gallas – Hector Zazou, from Sahara Blue (Crammed Discs)
Fire Scape – Robert Fripp String Quintet, from Live at Red Door Cafe, Allentown, May 12, 1992 (DGM Live – search “1992”)
Firepower – David Sylvian & Robert Fripp, from The First Day (1993)
Anastasis – Trey Gunn, from Raw Power: Surfacings, Vol 1 (bandcamp)
Kukuriku – Trey Gunn, from Raw Power: Surfacings, Vol 1 (bandcamp)
Damage – David Sylvian & Robert Fripp, from Damage (1994) (iTunes)
20th Century Dreaming (a shaman’s song) – David Sylvian & Robert Fripp, from Damage (1994) (iTunes)
Valley of Pamir (2nd Day) – Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni, from Marco Polo II (iTunes)
Come Morning – Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni featuring David Sylvian, from Marco Polo (1995) (iTunes)
Buchara – Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni, from Marco Polo (iTunes)
Looming – Russell Mills & Mike Fearon, from Still Moves one (bandcamp)
How Safe is Deep? – Russell Mills featuring David Sylvian, from Undark 3396 (1996)
Stone’s Eggs – Russell Mills, from Undark 3396
You Know, You Know
– Mahavishnu Orchestra, from The Inner Mounting Flame (iTunes)
I Surrender – David Sylvian, from Dead Bees on a Cake (1999) (iTunes)
Hearken – Kenny Wheeler, from Dream Sequence
Sonata V – John Cage performed by John Tilbury, from Sonatas and Interludes (iTunes)
Pollen Path – David Sylvian, from Dead Bees on a Cake (1999) (iTunes)
Darkest Dreaming – David Sylvian, from Dead Bees on a Cake (1999) (iTunes)
They Took My Love Away – Djivan Gasparyan, from Moon Shines at Night (iTunes)
Mother of Mine– Djivan Gasparyan, from Moon Shines at Night (iTunes)
Linoleum – tweaker featuring David Sylvian, from The Attraction to All Things Uncertain (2001) (iTunes)
Full Cup of Coffee – tweaker, from The Attraction to All Things Uncertain (iTunes)
Wave (version) – David Sylvian, from Camphor (2002) (iTunes)
Camphor – David Sylvian, from Camphor (2002) (iTunes)
Science Fiction 1 – David Sylvian & Steve Jansen, uploaded to davidsylvian.com (2002)
Science Fiction 2 – David Sylvian & Steve Jansen, uploaded to davidsylvian.com (2002)
Blemish – David Sylvian, from Blemish (2003) (iTunes)
Body and Soul – Derek Bailey, from Ballads (iTunes)
How Little We Need to Be Happy – David Sylvian, from Blemish (2003) (iTunes)
Laura – Derek Bailey, from Ballads (iTunes)
Chain Music i – Ryuichi Sakamoto featuring David Sylvian (2003) (sitesakamoto)
World Citizen – David Sylvian and Ryuichi Sakamoto, from World Citizen ep (2003) (iTunes)
Cruz – Masakatsu Takagi, from COIEDA (iTunes)
Exit/Delete – Masakatsu Takagi featuring David Sylvian, from COIEDA (2004) (iTunes)
Girls – Masakatsu Takagi, from COIEDA (iTunes)
The Sticks – Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit, from Secret Rhythms 2 (iTunes) (bandcamp)
The Librarian – Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit featuring David Sylvian, from Out in the Sticks (2005) (cd version from Secret Rhythms 2 (bandcamp))
Mikrokasper – Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit, from Secret Rhythms 2 (iTunes) (bandcamp)
The Banality of Evil – Nine Horses, from Snow Borne Sorrow (2005) (iTunes)
The Unspoken – Travis & Fripp, from Thread (burningshed)
Curious Liquids – Travis & Fripp, from Thread (burningshed)
Broken Wind Repair Kit – Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit, from Secret Rhythms 2 (iTunes) (bandcamp)
A History of Holes – Nine Horses, from Snow Borne Sorrow (2005) (iTunes)
Played Out – Steve Jansen, from The Occurrence of Slope (iTunes) (bandcamp)
182/9 – Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit, from Out in the Sticks
The Day the Earth Stole Heaven – Nine Horses, from Snow Borne Sorrow (2005) (iTunes)
Sikkerhed – Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit, from Secret Rhythms 2 (iTunes) (bandcamp)
Memory of an Imagined Place – Steve Jansen, from Tender Extinction (iTunes) (bandcamp)
Playground Martyrs – Steve Jansen featuring David Sylvian, from Slope (2007) (iTunes) (bandcamp)
Heater/Refrigerator – Toshimaru Nakamura, from Egrets
Small Metal Gods – David Sylvian, from Manafon (2009) (iTunes)
Manafon – David Sylvian, from Manafon (2009) (iTunes)
Framing 2 – Polwechsel & Fennesz, from Wrapped Islands (bandcamp)
A Certain Slant of Light – David Sylvian, from Died in the Wool (2011) (iTunes)
Ending Image – Arve Henriksen, from Chiaroscuro (iTunes)
Surge – Erik Honoré, from Unrest (iTunes)
The God of Silence – Jan Bang & Erik Honoré, featuring David Sylvian & Arve Henriksen, from Uncommon Deities (2012)
The Sacristan – Arve Henriksen, from Places of Worship (iTunes)
Stay – Joan as Police Woman, from The Classic (iTunes)
Beautiful Country (rough mix) – David Sylvian, uploaded to Soundcloud (2012)
Warning Bell – Joan as Police Woman, from Damned Devotion (iTunes)
Saffron Laudanum – Stephan Mathieu & David Sylvian, from Wandermüde (2013) (iTunes)
Kepler-11 – Stephan Mathieu, from The Falling Rocket (bandcamp)
Wintersleep – The Wall – David Sylvian, from there’s a light that enters houses with no other house in sight (2014) (iTunes)
Agora – Fennesz, from Agora (iTunes)
There is No Love – Rhodri Davies, David Sylvian & Mark Wastell, from There is No Love (2017) (bandcamp)
Live at Cafe OTO – The Sealed Knot, from Live at Cafe OTO (cafeoto)
Like Planets – Mark Wastell, featuring David Sylvian, soundtrack to Like Planets [unreel] by Yuka Fujii (2020) (bandcamp)