David Sylvian ‎– Secrets Of The Beehive

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1 September
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – R. Sakamoto*Piano, Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*
1:18
2 The Boy With The Gun
Acoustic Guitar, Organ, Synthesizer [Synths], Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*Arranged By [String Arrangement] – R. Sakamoto*Double Bass – D. Thompson*Electric Guitar – D. Torn*Organ, Synthesizer [Synths] – R. Sakamoto*Percussion – D. Cummings*
5:18
3 Maria
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – R. Sakamoto*Loops [Guitar Loop] – D. Torn*Piano [Treated Piano], Organ – R. Sakamoto*Synthesizer [Synths], Tape [Tapes], Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*
2:50
4 Orpheus
Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer [Synths], Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – B. Gascoigne*Double Bass – D. Thompson*Drums – S. Jansen*Flugelhorn – M. Isham*Piano, Synthesizer [Synths] – R. Sakamoto*Slide Guitar – P. Palmer*
4:51
5 The Devil's Own
Piano [Treated Piano], Synthesizer [Synths], Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*Piano, Organ, Arranged By [Woodwind Arrangement] – R. Sakamoto*
3:12
6 When Poets Dreamed Of Angels
Acoustic Guitar [Acoustic Guitars] – P. Palmer*Acoustic Guitar, Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*Arranged By [String Arrangement] – R. Sakamoto*Percussion – D. Cummings*Trumpet – M. Isham*
4:47
7 Mother And Child
Acoustic Guitar – D. Torn*Double Bass – D. Thompson*Percussion – D. Cummings*Piano, Organ – R. Sakamoto*Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*
3:15
8 Let The Happiness In
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement] – R. Sakamoto*Arranged By [String Arrangement] – B. Gascoigne*Percussion – D. Cummings*, S. Jansen*Synthesizer [Synths], Organ – R. Sakamoto*Synthesizer [Synths], Organ, Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*Trumpet, Flugelhorn – M. Isham*
5:37
9 Waterfront
Piano, Arranged By [String Arrangement] – R. Sakamoto*Vocals [Vocal] – D. Sylvian*
3:23
10 Forbidden Colours
Arranged By – David Sylvian, Steve NyeArranged By [String Arrangement] – Ann O'Dell*, R. Sakamoto*Composed By – Ryuichi Sakamoto And David Sylvian*Drums – S. Jansen*Engineer [Engineered By] – Peter Williams, Steve NyePiano – R. Sakamoto*Vocals [Vocal], Synthesizer [Synths] – D. Sylvian*
5:59

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Recorded: London and Bath, England. Chateau Miraval, Le Val, France. Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Holland 1987.
Recording co-ordinated on behalf of Opium (Arts) Limited.
Thanks to Patrice Quef (Mirval), Peter Dolan (The Wool Hall), Nigel Walker.

℗ 1987 Virgin Records Ltd. © 1987 Virgin Records Ltd.
Orpheus [lyrics on booklet] © 1987 by Opium (Arts) Ltd.
All tracks published by Opium (Arts) Ltd., except "Forbidden Colours" published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd./Opium (Arts) Ltd./Chadwick Nomis Ltd.

Catalogue numbers: 0777 7 86028 2 8 , UK: CDV 2471

Manufactured in the UK

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Issued in a standard jewel case with eight page booklet.
Track 10 is a bonus track not found on the vinyl issues.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 77778 60282 8
  • Barcode (String): 077778602828
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1,6, 8, 9, 10): IFPI L041
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1 & 6): IFPI 1427
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 1449
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 1407
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 7): ifpi 1405
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 8): IFPI 15DE
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 9): ifpi 15E7
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 10): IFPI 1448
  • Rights Society: B.I.E.M./STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 786028 2 . 2 : 2 : 2 : 8 . EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 786028 1 : 1 : 23 : EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 786028 1 : 2 : 6 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): 786028 1 . : 1 : 19 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): 786028 2 2 : 2 : 7 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6): 786028 1-1-8 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 7): 786028 . : 1 : 19 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 8 & 9): 786028 2 . 2 EMI SWINDON 1-1-2-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 10): 786028 2 2 : 2 : 1 EMI SWINDON
  • Distribution Code: F: PM 500
  • SPARS Code: ADD

Other Versions (5 of 62) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V 2471 David Sylvian Secrets Of The Beehive(LP, Album) Virgin V 2471 UK 1987 Sell This Version
VJL-28005 David Sylvian Secrets Of The Beehive(LP, Album) Virgin VJL-28005 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
V 2471 David Sylvian Secrets Of The Beehive(LP, Album) Virgin V 2471 Israel 1987 Sell This Version
124711 David Sylvian Secrets Of The Beehive(LP, Album) Virgin 124711 France 1987 Sell This Version
VJCP-68879, V2471 David Sylvian Secrets Of The Beehive(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Virgin, Virgin VJCP-68879, V2471 Japan 2008 Sell This Version

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July 9, 2011
For me, the Secrets of the beehive is one of the best albums of all times. Having known thousands of albums, I think it means something.... His earlier albums were superb but the SOTB is unparalelled. Simply perfect. It's a must!!! A little guide on the soundquality: I've bought it in several issues. The japanese was the worst as usual (dull, flat, info-less, full of glassmastering and manufacturing faliures). The standard UK-Virgin CDV 2471 release was the most precise pressing. The recording itself is a very clean, with high-end soundquality precision anyway. AVOID the remasters!! Those are incredibly badly manufactured products as usual. Different bonus material(Cult of Eurydice, but the Forbidden Colors is much better) and a bit different layout isn't bad but there's no excuse for the distorted soundquality. I've NEVER came across with a single contra-example among any remastered edition vs "originals".