On Sept. 6, 1994, Flesh was released. 19 years later, David reflects on the release of his second album:
Some thoughts on that difficult second album.
When you start out making records, I don’t think it would be too much of an exaggeration to say that the process is just as much about learning how to deal with the power plays and complexities of the music business and the record companies, as it is to do with developing your creative process and coming to terms with all the technical aspects of recording music in a ‘proper’ studio.
Pretty much as soon as my first record, A Century Ends, was completed, my main ally at Virgin records, and the guy that had been responsible for signing me, Jeremy Lascelles, left the company. EMI had bought out Virgin and he’d been a victim of the inevitable reshuffle.