Omniscience (album)

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Omniscience
Swans - Omniscience.jpg
Live album by
Released1992
Recorded1992
Length56:50
LabelYoung God
ProducerMichael 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
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 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

Personnel[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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