Red Guitar

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"Red Guitar"
Single by David Sylvian
from the album Brilliant Trees
B-side "Forbidden Colours" (version)
Released May 1984 (1984-05)
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1983–1984, London, Berlin
Genre Art rock
Length 5:09 (album version)
4:42 (single version)
Label Virgin
Writer(s) David Sylvian
Producer(s) Steve Nye, David Sylvian
David Sylvian singles chronology
"Forbidden Colours"
"Red Guitar"
"The Ink in the Well"
Brilliant Trees track listing
"Red Guitar"
"Weathered Wall"
Music video
"Red Guitar" on YouTube

"Red Guitar" is a song by the English singer-songwriter David Sylvian. Released in May 1984, it was his debut solo single (not counting his two earlier singles with Ryuichi Sakamoto) and taken from his first solo album Brilliant Trees.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
Irish Singles Chart[1] 13
UK Singles Chart[2] 17


  1. ^ "Red Guitar". Retrieved October 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "David Sylvian - Red Guitar". Retrieved October 3, 2012. 

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