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I once saw David Sylvian accompanied by the rest of Japan in full New York Dolls style make up, dyed hair and women s blouses walk past a queue of hormonal Glaswegian boys waiting to see the hard rocking gods Blue Oyster Cult Given this insane act of bravery it was 1978, a much less enlightened time I was intrigued to find outabout him This is an adequate introduction although, as other reviewers have noted, it is largely compiled from press interviews It is fairly balanced in revie I once saw David Sylvian accompanied by the rest of Japan in full New York Dolls style make up, dyed hair and women s blouses walk past a queue of hormonal Glaswegian boys waiting to see the hard rocking gods Blue Oyster Cult Given this insane act of bravery it was 1978, a much less enlightened time I was intrigued to find outabout him This is an adequate introduction although, as other reviewers have noted, it is largely compiled from press interviews It is fairly balanced in reviewing Sylvian s music and occasionally paints his actions in a less than flattering light which is refreshing in a biography of this type Sylvian himself gives little away, talking in generalities in interviews but he is obviously a bright working class kid who has taken what talent he had and ran with it He wears his influences on his sleeve a little to much, especially earlier in his career but that is often the case with autodidacts OK if you want an intro but I prefer the later biography On The Periphery which is better writtenupdated OK if you want an intro but I prefer the later biography On The Periphery which is better writtenupdated OK as far as it goes but rife with factual errors and mainly consists of rehashed magazine interviews Gets its third star since there is nothing else available to cover this period of Sylvian s career. While this is an entertaining read, especially on the Japan era, the book suffers from being sourced from old magazine articles, interviews and reviews Some intriguing avenues aren t explored in the depth they deserve the Rain Tree Crow era and fall out and David s admission that he didn t enjoy sex either with women or men While it only goes up to the break up of Japan for obvious reasons, Anthony Reynolds biography A Foreign Place is farincisive and in depth run through many of the While this is an entertaining read, especially on the Japan era, the book suffers from being sourced from old magazine articles, interviews and reviews Some intriguing avenues aren t explored in the depth they deserve the Rain Tree Crow era and fall out and David s admission that he didn t enjoy sex either with women or men While it only goes up to the break up of Japan for obvious reasons, Anthony Reynolds biography A Foreign Place is farincisive and in depth run through many of the same events, read that instead A journey from the new wave to ambient jazz by one of the most reclusive artist in modern british music. .E-PUB ♌ David Sylvian: The Last Romantic ☧ Martin Power s highly detailed biography explores every stage of the unique life of David Sylvian Updated Edition