Swans ‎– Filth

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Young God Records ‎– YG48
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Tracklist

Filth
1-1 Stay Here 5:36
1-2 Big Strong Boss 3:02
1-3 Blackout 3:47
1-4 Power For Power 5:52
1-5 Freak 1:13
1-6 Right Wrong 4:43
1-7 Thank You 3:52
1-8 Weakling 5:20
1-9 Gang 3:24
Live At The Kitchen NYC 1982/3 (24:18)
1-10 a. Strip/Burn
1-10 b. Heatsheet
1-10 c. Blackout
1-10 d. Clay Man
1-10 e. Stay Here
1-10 f. Weakling
Body To Body
2-1 I'll Cry For You 5:41
2-2 Red Sheet 3:11
2-3 Loop 33 0:59
2-4 Your Game 3:57
2-5 Seal It Over 3:48
2-6 Whore 3:56
2-7 We'll Hang For That 3:55
2-8 Half Life 3:57
2-9 Loop 21 1:26
2-10 Get Out 3:31
2-11 Job 5:40
2-12 Loop 1 1:01
2-13 Mother, My Body Disgusts Me 4:43
2-14 Cop 5:56
2-15 Only I Can Hear, Only I Can Touch. 2:41
2-16 Thug 9:44
2-17 Raping A Slave (Live Berlin 1984) 9:02
E.P. #1 Plus Live Recordings
3-1 Laugh 4:09
3-2 Speak 4:28
3-3 Take Advantage 4:35
3-4 Sensitive Skin 6:17
Live At CBGB NYC 1982-3
3-5 Living Arms 3:26
3-6 Howling Red Sheet 3:40
3-7 Big Strong Boss 2:46
3-8 Clay Man 4:56
3-9 We'll Hang For That 4:38
Live At Heaven London 1984
3-10 This Is Mine 7:02
3-11 Why Hide 8:36
3-12 I Crawled 7:06

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3xCD expanded reissue of Filth/Body to Body Job to Job that restores the original Filth artwork. Booklet features many pictures of Swans during this period, a CBGB's flyer and the base artwork for the '82 ep.

[Filth]
Recorded 1983 Vanguard Studios, NYC.

[Body To Body]
BTB CD is compromised of various studio out-takes and live recordings.
Track 2 players: Gira, Kane, Hanel and others (see list below)

Thanks to Catherine and Nicholas Ceresole for their contributions. Thanks to Rob Collins for saving our ass in London.
The following performed live with Swans at one time or another in the years 1982 to 1985: M. Gira, Norman Westberg, Sue Hanel, Roli Mosimann, Harry Crosby, Mojo, Jonathan Kane, Dan Braun, Thurston Moore, Craig Cafton, Bob Pezzola, Ray the plumber, Jonathan Prosser...
Booklet photos by Catherine Ceresole and Lee Ranaldo, with thanks!
This entire reissue mastered by Doug Henderson at Micro-Moose, Berlin.

[Swans E.P. #1]
Recorded August '81 - March '82 at Sorcerer Sound NYC & Minot Sound Studios White Plains, NY.
All compositions published by Young God Publishing (ASCAP)
Thanks to Daniel Gira.
PERSONNEL ON ADDITIONAL LIVE TRACKS: M. Gira, Jonathan Kane, Sue Hanel and other various players as listed above on tracks 5 - 9 [3-5 to 3-9]; M. Gira, Norman Westberg, Harry Crosby, Roli Mosimann on tracks 10, 11, 12... ([3-10 to 3-12]

This 3CD package constitutes a definitive picture of Swans in the years 1982 - 1983/4.

[Sticker]
℗ & © Young God Records.

Comes in an 8-panel Digipak printed on embossed brown chipboard with a pocket on the left inner panel for the booklet and three transparent trays on the other panels;contains a 16 pages fold-out booklet with lyrics and rare photos.

Copies ordered from Young God Records are signed by Michael Gira

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Sticker On Shrink-wrap Packaging): 6 58457 00482 1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD One): 05/11/2015 09:15:31.31#42243 2735524 01
  • Mould SID Code (CD One): IFPI J108
  • Matrix / Runout (CD Two): 05/11/2015 11:16:55.55#42259 2735535 01
  • Mould SID Code (CD Two): IFPI J105
  • Matrix / Runout (CD Three): 05/18/2015 11:48:43.43#42545 2735546 01
  • Mould SID Code (CD Three): IFPI J106
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LN09

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
N11 Swans Filth(LP, Album) Neutral Records (3) N11 US 1983 Sell This Version
ND 03, N11 Swans Filth(LP, Album) Zensor, Neutral Records (3) ND 03, N11 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
YG 001-1 Swans Filth L.P. # 1 1983(LP, Album, RE, Ltd, Tra) Young God Records YG 001-1 US 1990 Sell This Version
YG 001-1 Swans Filth L.P. # 1 1983(LP, Album, RE, TP) Young God Records YG 001-1 US 1990 Sell This Version
YGLP-11 Swans Filth(LP, Album, RE, RM) Young God Records YGLP-11 US 2014 Sell This Version

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