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David Sylvian

David Sylvian was born on February 23, 1958 in Lewisham, Kent, England as David Alan Batt. He was previously married to Ingrid Chavez. See full bio »

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Known For

The Number 23 Soundtrack
(2007)
(1982)
Gas Food Lodging Soundtrack
(1992)
Shirley: Visions of Reality Music Department
(2013)

Filmography

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 2012 Anton Corbijn Inside Out (Documentary) (performer: "Red Guitar (Music Video)") / (writer: "Red Guitar (Music Video)")
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Ghosts" - uncredited)
 2008 Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chris (2008) ... (performer: "Forbidden Colours" - uncredited)
 2007 The Number 23 (writer: "The Banality of Evil")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (writer: "Quiet Life" - uncredited)
 2006/I Babel (performer: "World Citizen-I Won't Be Disappointed" - uncredited)
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Toldot (2006) ... (performer: "Blemish", "Late Night Shopping") / (writer: "Blemish", "Late Night Shopping")
 2005 The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video documentary) (performer: "Red Guitar") / (writer: "Red Guitar")
 2004 Monster (TV Series) (performer: "For the Love of Life")
 2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lady Heather's Box (2003) ... (performer: "Darkest Dreaming" - uncredited)
 2003 What Fault Is It of Ours? (performer: "Darkest Dreaming") / (writer: "Darkest Dreaming")
 2000 Jam (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Bringing Down The Light")
  La Femme Nikita (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Playing with Fire (1999) ... (performer: "Thalheim" - uncredited) / (writer: "Thalheim" - uncredited)
 1992 Gas Food Lodging (writer: "Fall in Love With Me")
 1989 Valentina (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Caduta angeli (1989) ... (performer: "When Poets Dreamed of Angels")
 1983 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (performer: "Forbidden Colours" - uncredited)
 1981-1982 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 May 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Cantonese Boy")
- Episode dated 1 April 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Ghosts")
- Episode dated 18 March 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Ghosts")
- Episode dated 24 September 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Quiet Life")
 1982 Identification of a Woman (writer: "Sons of Pioneers" - as D. Syivian)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Founding member of art rock group Japan. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »


Alternate Names:

Japan
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Personal Quote:

I think of SamadhiSound as being global, and not necessarily based in the States. It's stretched between the States, Europe, and Japan. I think nowadays it doesn't really matter where we are physically located. We create our own culture around us to a large extent, whether it's what we're listening to, what we're watching, what we're reading - it can have very little to do with one's immediate ... See more »

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New album "Manafon" released. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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