Swimming Horses

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"Swimming Horses"
Single by Siouxsie and the Banshees
from the album Hyæna
B-side "Let Go", "The Humming Wires"
Released 16 March 1984
Format 7" single, 12" single
Recorded 1984
Genre Post-punk
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Siouxsie and the Banshees
Producer(s) Mike Hedges, Siouxsie and the Banshees
Siouxsie and the Banshees singles chronology
"Dear Prudence"
"Swimming Horses"

"Swimming Horses" is a song written and recorded by British rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees. It was co-produced with Mike Hedges and was released as the first single from the band's sixth studio album Hyæna.

The song is based on a piano-driven melody. "Swimming Horses" peaked at number 28 in the UK Singles Chart.

Siouxsie explained the strong issue behind the lyrics:

Sources and references[edit]

  1. ^ Unsworth, Cathi. "Through the past, darkly". Melody Maker. 17 October 1992