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David Sylvian: Royal Festival Hall, London

Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 30 September 2003

JAPAN DISSOLVED with barely a murmur, just as 'Ghosts' brought the band overdue success in 1982. The strain of their avant-garde glam-pop suddenly being in tune with the New Romantic times was apparently too much for David Sylvian and his fellow band-members to bear.

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