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Do you guys that like that first album from when they got signed to Uni? Can't remember the name; it was the one after Children of God. I wouldn't mind hearing it again.

Tim Ellison (Tim Ellison), Tuesday, 28 September 2004 00:59 (seventeen years ago) link

New Mind
A Screw (Holy Money)
Love of Life
I Remember Who You Are

i'm the only Swans fan who thinks Love of Life is their best album.

Tim is talking about the Laswell produced the Burning World, which I assume Ian likes cause God Damn the Sun is from it. Much maligned by many since it's release, which is sad, way ahead of the curve on the Leonard Cohen/Lee Hazelwood kinda tip. Really a totally beautiful record. I think Gira doesn't/didn't like Laswell's production, but it's the best thing Bill did since Material were actually good, which was like 82 or so. I've only recently gotten the Angels of Light records. Totally great.

Dan Selzer (Dan Selzer), Tuesday, 28 September 2004 01:04 (seventeen years ago) link

White Light..is my favorite album. Love Of Life would be second.

Burning World is great. That's what I was playing the other day. The British vinyl singles for that album sound waaaaaay better than the Uni vinyl.

scott seward (scott seward), Tuesday, 28 September 2004 01:26 (seventeen years ago) link

The Time Is Money (Bastard) 12 inch was the first record i ever bought of theirs and I still love that song a bunch.

I love all the world of skin stuff too. and yeah, the aol stuff rocks. what can i say, i'm a gira lover. he's never given me a dud.

scott seward (scott seward), Tuesday, 28 September 2004 01:33 (seventeen years ago) link

Actually, I lied. Holy Money was the first thing I bought. Then the twelve inch. Holy Money is up there for me too. I love that album.

Re: Goddamn The Sun. That song is a fave for a lot of swans fans.

scott seward (scott seward), Tuesday, 28 September 2004 08:58 (seventeen years ago) link

goddamn everyone

kephm (kephm), Tuesday, 28 September 2004 19:00 (seventeen years ago) link

i am listening to HER right now...and it so FUCKIN PWNZ.


DEEBZ (ddb), Sunday, 3 October 2004 23:47 (seventeen years ago) link

sixteen years pass...

1. "The Great Annihilator"
2. "Love of Life"
3. "Coward"
4. "The Seer Returns"
5. "Failure"

Alex in NYC, Monday, 17 May 2021 20:17 (four months ago) link

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