David Sylvian Quotes

I like to explore a lot of textural arrangement aspects in the studio.

Sometimes a little compromise isn't a bad thing. You don't need to be precious about it.

I'm obsessed with books.

It wasn't my natural inclination to get into writing protest songs.

Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary.

During the lifetime of Japan I became very neurotic very paranoid.

Creating a decent pop song is a challenge - and occasionally once in every decade - it's kind of fun to do that.

I knew that I had to find my own voice both figuratively and literally.

I don't listen to a lot of music any more and even the people I've loved for years - the Nick Drakes of this world - I can't go back to them and listen to them over and over.