Dead Bees on a Cake

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Dead Bees on a Cake is a solo album by British singer-songwriter David Sylvian, released in March 1999. It was his first solo album in 12 years since Secrets of the Beehive.

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Dead Bees on a Cake
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Released29 March 1999 – 9 April 1999 (Japan)
RecordedRight Track Studios, New York – Real World Studios, Box, Wiltshire – Sound House Studio, Seattle – Atma Sound, Minneapolis – Seedy Underbelly, Minneapolis – Synergy Studio, Napa
GenreArt rock, jazz fusion, world music
Length69:46 (CD)
83:42 (vinyl)
ProducerDavid Sylvian
David Sylvian chronology
Damage: Live
Dead Bees on a Cake
Approaching Silence
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The album peaked at no. 31 in the UK Albums Chart at release and contained his last UK Top 40 single to date in "I Surrender" (no. 40).[6]

In 2018, the album was released on double vinyl for the first time for Record Store Day. This pressing included four songs originally intended for the album (and previously released as part of Everything and Nothing), and a restructured track order.[7]