Swans: “When Will I Return?”


On June 17, Swans will release their new album The Glowing Man (via Young God/Mute). They have already teased the title track and shared live footage of “Cloud of Unknowing.” Now, they’ve released “When Will I Return?” from the album. Hear it below.

Swans – Oxygen EP


SWANS release a new EP, Oxygen, out digitally on 24 November 2014. Featuring an edit of Oxygen by Mute founder Daniel Miller, a live version from Primavera, an early version recorded at Gira’s home and an acoustic version recorded at StudioMute, the title track of the four-track EP is taken from their latest album, To Be Kind, out now on Mute.

Oxygen (Edit)
Oxygen (Live at Primavera)
Oxygen (Early Version)
Oxygen (Acoustic Version)

Swans Announce New Album “To Be Kind”


Swans have announce their new album. It’s called “To Be Kind” and it’s out  May 13.  Michael Gira has also announced a s0lo tour.

Michael Gira tour dates:

03-01 Lyon, France – Les Abattoirs
03-04 Porto, Portugal – Passos Manuel
03-06 Madrid, Spain – El Sol
03-07 San Sebastian, Spain – Andia Kuxta
03-08 Barcelona, Spain – Sala Apolo
03-10 Paris, France – Église Saint-Merri Church
03-11 Amsterdam, Netherlands – MC Theater
03-12 London, England – Church of St John-at-Hackney
03-14 Copenhagen, Denmark – Hofteatret
03-15 Oslo, Norway – Blå
03-16 Oslo, Norway – Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum Museum
03-18 Warsaw, Poland – Pardon, To Tu
03-19 Warsaw, Poland – Pardon, To Tu
03-21 St. Petersburg, Russia – Dada
03-22 Moscow, Russia – Teatr Club
03-24 Odessa, Ukraine – Bernardazzi Wine Club
03-26 Bucharest, Romania – Control Club
03-27 Bologna, Italy – Locomotiv
03-28 Milan, Italy – Bloom
03-29 Berlin, Germany – Kantine @ Berghain