Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian (aka Sylvian ∙ Sakamoto), is a collaboration of musician / composer / producer 坂本龍一 (b. 17 Jan 1952, Tokyo, Japan) and musician / composer David Sylvian (b. 23 Feb 1958, Kent, UK). They have collaborated on a number of singles and most of Sylvian's albums. Their first collaborative release was a single, as Sylvian ∙ Sakamoto, "Bamboo Houses ∙ Bamboo Music" (30 Jul 1982, Vigin).