A photographic essay by David Sylvian. A limited edition publication: 500 copies signed and numbered by the artist. 50 signed, unnumbered copies randomly distributed among the remaining edition. Art direction: David Sylvian. Assistant art direction: Yuka Fujii. Graphic design and typography: Giles Dunn for Punkt, London.

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Hypergraphia – The Writings of David Sylvian 1980–2014
A comprehensive collection of his lyrics and poetry, covering the thirty-five years of his career to date and accompanied by an exquisite collection of artwork curated or made by Sylvian. Art directed by Sylvian and designed by Chris Bigg, the long-time designer of Samadhisound’s releases, Hypergraphia takes the reader through every period of Sylvian’s life as a working musician – from his first days of pop stardom to such innovative and mature works as Blemish and Manafon.

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“The World Is Everything” Tour Brochure
This limited edition brochure which accompanies The World is Everything tour features a selection of photographs by David, many of which can be found elsewhere on this website, plus a sampler CD of material from the SamadhiSound label including a track from Steve Jansen's 'Slope' and two exclusive tracks by David.

Fire In A Forest - Trophies III 2003
Tour brochure / lyric book. Designed by Chris Bigg with artwork by Atsushi Fukui

Trophies II, 1999 Opuim (Arts) Ltd
Lyric book. Designed by 23v (Vaughan Oliver and Chris Bigg) with photography and artwork by Shinya Fujiwara.

David Sylvian / Russell Mills: Ember Glance (the permanence of memory) 1991 Venture Records
boxed CD & book. Audio: The Beekeeper's Apprentice / Epiphany

Trophies, 1988 Opuim (Arts) Ltd
Lyric book. Designed by 23 Envelope (Vaughan Oliver) with photography by Nigel Grierson and artwork by Russell Mills.

Perspectives - Polaroids 82/84, 1984 Opuim (Arts) Ltd / Hoh Hondo 1985
Limited edition book

Click here for the David Sylvian Discography index.

Other Editions

Commissioned Works
Live Performances