SWANS announce Oxygen EP release

SWANS announce Oxygen EP release, out 24 Nov - Listen to Daniel Miller's edit

SWANS will release a new EP, Oxygen, out digitally on 24 November 2014. Featuring an edit of Oxygen by Mute founder Daniel Miller, a live version from Primavera, an early version recorded at Gira’s home and an acoustic version recorded at Studio Mute, the title track of the four-track EP is taken from their latest album, ‘To Be Kind’, out now on Mute (Young God in N America).

Swans recently confirmed a show  at London’s historic Roundhouse, on 21 May 2015 plus an appearance at Drill : Brighton festival on Sunday 7 December. Drill festival, curated by Wire, will include a one-off collaboration between Wire and Swans – full details over at www.drillfestival.com, this appearance follows the Michael Gira / Swans curated Mouth To Mouth festival in Utrecht on 22 November which Wire are also appearing at, full details over at http://leguesswho.nl/

‘Filth’ was originally released in 1983, The vinyl edition of  will come with two reproduction live posters and is the first in a series of remastered catalogue reissues.

Swans, led by Michael Gira, formed in 1982 and, after disbanding in 1997, returned with the albums ‘My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky’ (2010), ‘The Seer’ (2012) and this year’s ‘To Be Kind’.

Swans are Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Christoph Hahn, Phil Puleo, Thor Harris and Christopher Pravdica.

Oxygen (Edit)
Oxygen (Live at Primavera)
Oxygen (Early Version)
Oxygen (Acoustic Version)

20 October – Prague, Lucenra Music Bar, Czech Republic
21 October – Berlin, Berghain, Germany – SOLD OUT
22 October – Berlin, Berghain, Germany – SOLD OUT
23 October – Leipzig, Schauspiel Leipzig, Germany
24 October – Cologne, Gebaeude 9, Germany – SOLD OUT
25 October – Hanover, MusikZentrum, Germany
27 October – Hamburg, Kampnagel, Germany
29 October – Dresden, Beatpol, Germany
30 October – Wiesbaden, Schlachtho, Germany
31 October – Karlsruhe, Jubez, Germany
1 November – Munich, Feierwerk, Germany
22 November – Utrecht, Mouth To Mouth at Le Guess Who? festival curated by Swans
23 November – Copenhagen, Vega Main Hall, Denmark
24 November – Oslo, Rockefeller, Norway
25 November – Stockholm, Slakthuset, Sweden
26 November – Helsinki, Tavastia, Finland
28 November – St Petersburg, Kosmonavt, Russia
29 November – Moscow, VOLTA, Russia
1 December – Poznan, Eskulap, Poland
2 December – Gdansk, Klub B90, Poland
3 December – Warsaw, Basen, Poland
5 December – Athens, Votanikos, Greece
6 December – Thessaloniki, Bloc 33, Greece
7 December – Drill : Brighton curated by Wire, UK
8 December – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms, UK
27 January – Tokyo O-East, Japan
28 January – Osaka Club Quattro, Japan
21 May 2015 – London, Roundhouse, UK

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