Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room

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Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room
Live album by Swans
Released 1990
Recorded 1988 (1988)–1989 (1989)
Genre Experimental rock, post-punk, progressive folk
Length 42:19
Producer Michael Gira
Swans chronology
The Burning World
Anonymous Bodies In An Empty Room
White Light from the Mouth of Infinity
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Review scores
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room is a live album by the New York No Wave band Swans. It was recorded from shows on their The Burning World tour.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Let It Come Down"   7:19
2. "Blood on Your Hands"   3:10
3. "Untitled Excerpt" (†) 2:36
4. "Will We Survive"   6:16
5. "See No More"   5:52
6. "Still a Child"   4:47
7. "(She's a) Universal Emptiness"   5:15
8. "Miracle of Love"   6:56

†The second half of an unreleased song from 1988 entitled "A Young Girl Needs More". This and another song, "The Unknown", appeared only in live form during that tour.


  1. ^ "Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room". Allmusic. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ Leland, John; Sheridan, David; Kenny, Glenn; Frampton, Scott (2007). "Swans". Trouser Press. Retrieved March 23, 2013. 

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