Feel Good Now

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Feel Good Now
Live album by Swans
Released 1988
Recorded 1987
Genre Noise rock, No Wave, experimental rock
Length 75:03
Producer Michael Gira
Swans chronology
Love Will Tear Us Apart (1988) Feel Good Now (1988) Can't Find My Way Home EP (1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Feel Good Now is a live album by the New York No Wave band Swans. It was recorded from shows on their 1987 Children of God tour in Europe.

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Length
1. "Intro"    
2. "New Mind"    
3. "Blood and Honey"    
4. "Trust Me"    
5. "Stupid German Talk*"    
6. "Into Blind Love and Out*"    
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Willy in Ravensburg"    
2. "Sex God Sex"    
3. "Various Audience Tricks"    
4. "Like a Drug"    
5. "Our Love Lies*"    
Side C
No. Title Length
1. "Manchester in Love*"    
2. "Beautiful Child"    
3. "Blackmail"    
4. "Children of God"    
5. "Beautiful Reprise - The Town and Country Backstab Cowardice"    
6. "Thank You"    
Side D
No. Title Length
1. "Various Audience Members"    
2. "Hello to Our Friends"    
3. "Blind Love"    
4. "Thank You, Goodbye**"    
5. "Good Luck**"    
  • * Left out of the CD release
  • ** Merged into one track on the CD release

2002 reissue[edit]

The album was reissued by Atavistic Records (ALP135CD) in 2002 having been remastered (according to the liner notes) by Gira at Micromoose Studio, Brooklyn, New York. The track listing of the reissue is different:

  1. "Intro"
  2. "Blind Love"
  3. "Like A Drug"
  4. "Blood and Honey"
  5. "New Mind"
  6. "Sex God Sex"
  7. "Beautiful Child"
  8. "Blackmail"
  9. "Trust Me"
  10. "Children of God"
  11. "Beautiful Reprise Backstab"

("Trust Me" does not appear in the track listing on the liner notes)



Chart (1988) Peak
UK Indie Chart[2] 7


  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Feel Good Now – Swans : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 

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