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8 thoughts on “ In - Swans - The Great Annihilator (CD, Album)

  1. The Great Annihilator is another sweeping rock opera. This is the eighteenth Swans record released since 's Filth set a precedent for painful soul-searching dirge. Their first new release in three years, it combines the hard-hitting percussion of the earlier albums with the prettier, ballad-heavy later songs.
  2. Swans then went on a series of U.S. and European tour dates, and headlined the Supersonic Festival in Birmingham, England in October The first post-reformation Swans album, My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky, was released on September 23, , and the band simultaneously embarked on an eighteen-month world tour.
  3. When I say yes I mean that Swans blend together elements of some of their previous albums and culminate it into a new cohesive experience, The Great Annihilator specifically incorporates the upfront and dark tone of their earlier albums and the more folky, Gothic, dramatic and ethereal sound of the previous ones, all to create a gripping and truly exciting experience.
  4. Feb 18,  · 'The Great Annihilator', in my opinion, is their masterpiece: a perfect blend of bright electric violence and obscure solemnity. They talk of spirituality in a non-religious way, and every note, every noise and every word on this album talk direcly to the body and mind of the listener/5(63).
  5. Apr 16,  · The band got more acoustic and accessible until ’s ninth album The Great Annihilator stomped in to restore their reputation as a multifaceted force. A double set, its 16 tracks still ran a minimal tempo gamut from medium to slow but were blessed with a dynamic, alternative radio-friendly power that turned drums into huge canyons and brought Gira’s voice (a weird cross between Lee Hazlewood and .
  6. Apr 21,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Great Annihilator on Discogs. Label: Invisible - INV • Format: CD Album, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Industrial, Goth Rock Swans: The Great Annihilator ‎ (CD, Album) Young God Records, Young God Records: YGCD , 5/5(3).
  7. Get all the lyrics to songs on The Great Annihilator and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics.

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