Omniscience (album)

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Omniscience
Swans - Omniscience.jpg
Live album by Swans
Released 1992
Recorded 1992
Label Young God
Producer Michael Gira
Swans chronology
Real Love
(1992)
Omniscience
(1992)
Kill the Child
(1995)

Omniscience is a live album by the American experimental rock band Swans. It was recorded from shows on their 1992 world tour. It is out of print and has never been reissued. The front cover photograph is by Larry Lame with many Deryk Thomas paintings in the booklet.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Trouser Press called it "a nicely-presented live document".[2] Allmusic critic Ned Raggett wrote: "Ending with a fine version of "God Bless America" and the new, slow-grinding "Omnipotent," Omniscience is yet another excellent addition to Swans' body of work."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mother's Milk" - 4:37
  2. "Pow R Sac" - 3:38
  3. "Will Serve" - 3:36
  4. "Her" - 8:43
  5. "Black Eyed Dog" (Nick Drake) - 3:35
  6. "Amnesia" - 6:19
  7. "Love of Life" - 8:32
  8. "Untitled" - 2:29
  9. "Other Side of the World" - 3:57
  10. "Rutting" - 2:07
  11. "God Loves America" - 6:31
  12. "Omnipotent" - 2:46

Band line-up[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Raggett, Ned. "Omniscience". Allmusic. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ Leland, John; Sheridan, david; Kenny, Glenn; Frampton, Scott. "trouserpress.com :: Swans". trouserpress.com. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 

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