David Sylvian announces European tour & retrospective album…

David Sylvian tours Europe for the first time since 2007

David Sylvian, the former front-man of the legendary Japan, and accomplished multi instrumentalist solo artist has announced a set of European dates ”“ Tickets for the tour ”ËœImplausible Beauty 2012′ went on sale today (Fri 23rd Sept)

March 2012

1st – Padova Gran Teatro Geox
2nd – Milan Conservatorio Sala Verdi
4th – Rome Auditorium Della Verdi
5th – Bologna Teatro delle Celebrazioni
7th – Cologne Tanzbrunnen
8th Brussells AB
9th Amsterdam Rabozaal (Melkweg)
11th – Copenhagen Vega Main Hall
12th Oslo Sentrum Scene
14th – Stockholm Filadelfia Church
16th – Berlin Uni Der Kunste
18th – Eindhoven Frits Philips Musiccentre
20th – Stuttgart Theaterhaus
23rd – Manchester Bridgewater Hall
24th – London Royal Albert Hall
26th – Birmingham Symphony Hall
27th – Nottingham Royal Concert Centre
28th – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Plus… a retrospective album

We first reported David Sylvians 2012 tour back in September; however news has reached us that EMI Music are to release a 2CD retrospective of David Sylvian’s solo work on the 29th February 2012, neatly aligning with the tour.

David Sylvian announces European tour & retrospective album…

The album titled ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982”“2011’ includes material previously released by Virgin Records and Sylvians own Samadhisound label, in addition there is a bonus track, the previously unreleased “Where’s Your Gravity?”

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