September’s Here Again

Achingly beautiful, David Sylvian’s September is a dusty old photograph of a song. It’s a snapshot of Satie-style piano, oblique and wistful: the flickering memories of a great summer. The vocal is mannered, coming from Sylvian’s early solo work, but the effect is wonderful. I live for summer and worship the sun, and this song is my annual ritual. Autumn’s in the air…

Also check out my Totem mix for Thea, one of the stand out tracks on the album Tales Of Us

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4 thoughts on “September’s Here Again

  1. Your words flow and I am in the September slide into autumn….. Tried to find the recording but no luck?

    • I think the video above has an iTunes link on its YouTube page. There is a remastered version from a few years ago.

  2. Herman

    The two-disc compilation ‘A Victim of Stars: 1982-2012’ is a great way to discover David Sylvian.

    • Thanks Herman. I go right back to the rock n roll version of Japan, thanks to my older brother. I love Nightporter, Polaroids and Brilliant Trees. Have yet to explore his later stuff.

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