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"
(1983)
"Swimming Horses"
(1984)
"Dazzle"
(1984)

"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