Swans ‎– The Seer (Vinyl)

£21.00

Label: Young God Records ‎– YG45, Mute ‎– STUMM363
Format: 3 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Repress
Country: Europe
Released: 2019
Genre: Rock
Style: Noise, Experimental

Tracklist
A1 Lunacy
Guest [Special Guest], Vocals [Co-vocals] – Al Of Low*, Mimi Of Low
6:07
A2 The Apostate Pt. 1 13:18
B1 The Apostate Pt. 2 9:36
B2 A Piece Of The Sky Pt. 1
Guest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals – Dana Janssen, Miles Seaton, Seth OlinskyGuest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals, Voice [Voice Collage] – JarboeGuest [Special Guest], Sounds [Fire Sounds (Acoustic And Synthetic)] – Ben Frost
9:36
C1 A Piece Of The Sky Pt. 2
Guest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals – Dana Janssen, Miles Seaton, Seth OlinskyGuest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals, Voice [Voice Collage] – JarboeGuest [Special Guest], Sounds [Fire Sounds (Acoustic And Synthetic)] – Ben Frost
9:30
C2 93 Ave. B Blues 5:22
C3 The Daughter Brings The Water 2:33
C4 Song For A Warrior
Guest [Special Guest], Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal] – Karen OGuest [Special Guest], Piano – Bryce Goggin
3:58
D1 Mother Of The World 9:56
D2 Avatar 8:49
E1 The Wolf 1:35
E2 The Seer Pt. 1
Guest [Special Guest], Bagpipes – Iain GrahamGuest [Special Guest], Cello [Steel Cello] – Bob Rutman
Guest [Special Guest], Contrabassoon [Contra Bassoon] – Stefan RockeGuest [Special Guest], Horns – Bruce Lamont
18:56
F1 The Seer Pt. 2
Guest [Special Guest], Bagpipes – Iain GrahamGuest [Special Guest], Cello [Steel Cello] – Bob Rutman*Guest [Special Guest], Contrabassoon [Contra Bassoon] – Stefan RockeGuest [Special Guest], Horns – Bruce Lamont
13:17
F2 The Seer Returns
Guest [Special Guest], Accordion, Vocals, Dulcimer, Guitar, Piano, Instruments [Assorted Other Instruments] – Caleb Mulkerin, Colleen KinsellaGuest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals – JarboeGuest [Special Guest], Drums [Additional Drums] – Kevin McMahon (2)Guest [Special Guest], Harp [Jews Harp] – Shon Mahoney
6:15

Companies, etc.

Distributed By – Revolver USA
Distributed By – Virtual Label LLC
Published By – Young God Publishing
Recorded At – Studio P4, Berlin
Recorded At – andereBaustelle
Recorded At – Marcata Recording
Recorded At – Trout Recording
Mixed At – Marcata Recording
Mastered At – micro-moose-berlin
Mastered At – West West Side Music
Lacquer Cut At – Alchemy Mastering
Pressed By – MPO
Copyright (c) – Michael Gira
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Michael Gira

Credits

Art Direction, Design – M.Gira
Artwork, Painting [Paintings], Photography By [Swans Photo Portraits] – Simon Henwood
Engineer [Additional Recording Assistant] – Adam Sachs
Engineer [Additional Recording Engineer] – Bryce Goggin
Guest [Special Guest], Accordion [Various Songs] – Cassis Staudt

Guest [Special Guest], Cello [Various Songs] – Jane Scarpantoni
Guest [Special Guest], Electric Guitar, Sounds [Various Songs] – Kevin McMahon (2)
Guest [Special Guest], Mandolin [Acoustic And Electric Mandolins], Clarinet [Various Songs] – Sean Mackowiak (The Grasshopper)
Guest [Special Guest], Violin [Various Songs] – Eszter Balint
Lacquer Cut By [Lacquer Mastering] – MATT

Layout – Earl Kuck
Mastered By – Doug Henderson
Mastered By [Pre-mastering] – Jamal Ruhe
Mixed By – Kevin McMahon (2)
Music By – Pravdica* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Hahn* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Westberg* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Puleo* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Harris* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1)
Performer [Honorary Swan], Piano, Organ, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Keyboards [Casio], Synthesizer, Bass Guitar, Voice, Other [Bird Idea] – Bill Rieflin
Performer [Swans], Bass Guitar, Voice, Other [Incredible Handshake] – Christopher Pravdica

Performer [Swans], Drums, Percussion, Bells [Orchestral Bells], Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer], Violin [Handmade Violin Thing], Vibraphone, Piano, Clarinet, Voice – Thor Harris
Performer [Swans], Drums, Percussion, Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer], Voice – Phil Puleo
Performer [Swans], Electric Guitar, Voice – Norman Westberg
Performer [Swans], Lap Steel Guitar [Lap Steel Guitars], Electric Guitar, Voice – Christoph Hahn
Performer [Swans], Voice, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Keyboards [Casio], Sounds – Michael Gira
Photography By [Photo Adjustments] – David Clark Perry

Producer [Produced By] – Michael Gira
Recorded By – Kevin McMahon (2)
Recorded By [Assistants] – Boris*, Marco
Words By, Music By – M.Gira

Written By – Gira / Westberg / Puleo / Harris / Pravdica / Hahn (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1)

Notes
Distribution: Revolver USA and Virtual Label LLC.
All words / music © and ℗ M.Gira / Young God Publishing (ASCAP) 2012, except [B1, C1, D1, E1] © and ℗ M.Gira / Young God Publishing (ASCAP) 2012
Throughout the United States of America & Canada: Karen O appears courtesy of Interscope Records. Throughout the World excluding the United States of America, Canada, Australia, & New Zealand: Karen O appears courtesy of Polydor Limited
Seth Olinsky, Miles Seaton, Dana Janssen (Akron/Family); Caleb Mulkerin and Colleen Kinsella of Big Blood.

Recorded at Studio P4 and Andere Baustelle in Berlin, and at Marcata Studio, Gardiner, NY.
Additional Recording at Trout Recording, Brooklyn, NY.
Mixed at Marcata.
Mastered at Micro-Moose Berlin.
Pre-Mastering at West Side Music.
Layout at Revolver.
This album is dedicated to Simon Henwood.

The lacquer cut mastering engineer and corresponding mastering facility as well as the pressing plant are uncredited, identified by the runout etchings.

3-panel gatefold cover including a 24″x18″ poster. The inner sleeve of disc one has a sticker with an MP3 download code for the entire album.

Description

Label: Young God Records ‎– YG45, Mute ‎– STUMM363
Format: 3 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Repress
Country: Europe
Released: 2019
Genre: Rock
Style: Noise, Experimental

Tracklist
A1 Lunacy
Guest [Special Guest], Vocals [Co-vocals] – Al Of Low*, Mimi Of Low*
6:07
A2 The Apostate Pt. 1 13:18
B1 The Apostate Pt. 2 9:36
B2 A Piece Of The Sky Pt. 1
Guest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals – Dana Janssen, Miles Seaton, Seth OlinskyGuest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals, Voice [Voice Collage] – JarboeGuest [Special Guest], Sounds [Fire Sounds (Acoustic And Synthetic)] – Ben Frost
9:36
C1 A Piece Of The Sky Pt. 2
Guest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals – Dana Janssen, Miles Seaton, Seth OlinskyGuest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals, Voice [Voice Collage] – JarboeGuest [Special Guest], Sounds [Fire Sounds (Acoustic And Synthetic)] – Ben Frost
9:30
C2 93 Ave. B Blues 5:22
C3 The Daughter Brings The Water 2:33
C4 Song For A Warrior
Guest [Special Guest], Lead Vocals [Lead Vocal] – Karen OGuest [Special Guest], Piano – Bryce Goggin
3:58
D1 Mother Of The World 9:56
D2 Avatar 8:49
E1 The Wolf 1:35
E2 The Seer Pt. 1
Guest [Special Guest], Bagpipes – Iain GrahamGuest [Special Guest], Cello [Steel Cello] – Bob RutmanGuest [Special Guest], Contrabassoon [Contra Bassoon] – Stefan RockeGuest [Special Guest], Horns – Bruce Lamont
18:56
F1 The Seer Pt. 2
Guest [Special Guest], Bagpipes – Iain GrahamGuest [Special Guest], Cello [Steel Cello] – Bob Rutman
Guest [Special Guest], Contrabassoon [Contra Bassoon] – Stefan RockeGuest [Special Guest], Horns – Bruce Lamont
13:17
F2 The Seer Returns
Guest [Special Guest], Accordion, Vocals, Dulcimer, Guitar, Piano, Instruments [Assorted Other Instruments] – Caleb Mulkerin, Colleen KinsellaGuest [Special Guest], Backing Vocals – JarboeGuest [Special Guest], Drums [Additional Drums] – Kevin McMahon (2)Guest [Special Guest], Harp [Jews Harp] – Shon Mahoney
6:15

Companies, etc.

Distributed By – Revolver USA
Distributed By – Virtual Label LLC
Published By – Young God Publishing
Recorded At – Studio P4, Berlin
Recorded At – andereBaustelle
Recorded At – Marcata Recording
Recorded At – Trout Recording
Mixed At – Marcata Recording
Mastered At – micro-moose-berlin
Mastered At – West West Side Music
Lacquer Cut At – Alchemy Mastering
Pressed By – MPO
Copyright (c) – Michael Gira
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Michael Gira

Credits

Art Direction, Design – M.Gira*
Artwork, Painting [Paintings], Photography By [Swans Photo Portraits] – Simon Henwood
Engineer [Additional Recording Assistant] – Adam Sachs
Engineer [Additional Recording Engineer] – Bryce Goggin
Guest [Special Guest], Accordion [Various Songs] – Cassis Staudt*
Guest [Special Guest], Cello [Various Songs] – Jane Scarpantoni
Guest [Special Guest], Electric Guitar, Sounds [Various Songs] – Kevin McMahon (2)
Guest [Special Guest], Mandolin [Acoustic And Electric Mandolins], Clarinet [Various Songs] – Sean Mackowiak (The Grasshopper)*
Guest [Special Guest], Violin [Various Songs] – Eszter Balint
Lacquer Cut By [Lacquer Mastering] – MATT*
Layout – Earl Kuck
Mastered By – Doug Henderson
Mastered By [Pre-mastering] – Jamal Ruhe
Mixed By – Kevin McMahon (2)
Music By – Pravdica* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Hahn* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Westberg* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Puleo* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1), Harris* (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1)
Performer [Honorary Swan], Piano, Organ, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Keyboards [Casio], Synthesizer, Bass Guitar, Voice, Other [Bird Idea] – Bill Rieflin*
Performer [Swans], Bass Guitar, Voice, Other [Incredible Handshake] – Christopher Pravdica*
Performer [Swans], Drums, Percussion, Bells [Orchestral Bells], Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer], Violin [Handmade Violin Thing], Vibraphone, Piano, Clarinet, Voice – Thor Harris
Performer [Swans], Drums, Percussion, Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer], Voice – Phil Puleo
Performer [Swans], Electric Guitar, Voice – Norman Westberg
Performer [Swans], Lap Steel Guitar [Lap Steel Guitars], Electric Guitar, Voice – Christoph Hahn*
Performer [Swans], Voice, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Keyboards [Casio], Sounds – Michael Gira
Photography By [Photo Adjustments] – David Clark Perry*
Producer [Produced By] – Michael Gira
Recorded By – Kevin McMahon (2)
Recorded By [Assistants] – Boris*, Marco*
Words By, Music By – M.Gira*
Written By – Gira / Westberg / Puleo / Harris / Pravdica / Hahn (tracks: B1, C1, D1, E1)

Notes
Distribution: Revolver USA and Virtual Label LLC.
All words / music © and ℗ M.Gira / Young God Publishing (ASCAP) 2012, except [B1, C1, D1, E1] © and ℗ M.Gira / Young God Publishing (ASCAP) 2012
Throughout the United States of America & Canada: Karen O appears courtesy of Interscope Records. Throughout the World excluding the United States of America, Canada, Australia, & New Zealand: Karen O appears courtesy of Polydor Limited
Seth Olinsky, Miles Seaton, Dana Janssen (Akron/Family); Caleb Mulkerin and Colleen Kinsella of Big Blood.

Recorded at Studio P4 and Andere Baustelle in Berlin, and at Marcata Studio, Gardiner, NY.
Additional Recording at Trout Recording, Brooklyn, NY.
Mixed at Marcata.
Mastered at Micro-Moose Berlin.
Pre-Mastering at West Side Music.
Layout at Revolver.
This album is dedicated to Simon Henwood.

The lacquer cut mastering engineer and corresponding mastering facility as well as the pressing plant are uncredited, identified by the runout etchings.

3-panel gatefold cover including a 24″x18″ poster. The inner sleeve of disc one has a sticker with an MP3 download code for the entire album.

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