Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room

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Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room
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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
(1989)The Burning World1989
Anonymous Bodies In An Empty Room
White Light from the Mouth of Infinity
(1991)White Light from the Mouth of Infinity1991
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room is a live album by the New York City 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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