Swans To Release ‘Oxygen’ EP Out November 24 via Create/Control | Mute
+ Touring Australia January 2015
SWANS have announced the release of a four track EP, “Oxygen” to be released November 24, 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 StudioMute, the title track of the four-track EP is taken from their latest album, ‘To Be Kind‘, out now via Create/Control | Mute.
Listen to Daniel Miller’s edit of Oxygen here:
Swans have just confirmed their return to Australia in early 2015 with appearances at Sugar Mountain Festival and MOFO as well as headline shows in both Melbourne and Sydney.
Swans are Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Christoph Hahn, Phil Puleo, Thor Harris and Christopher Pravdica. Formed in 1982 and, after disbanding in 1997, returned with the critically acclaimed albums ‘My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky’ (2010), ‘The Seer’ (2012) and this year’s ‘To Be Kind‘ – which was awarded the #1 slot in The Quietus’ Albums of the Year So Far and featured in MOJO, Drowned In Sound, The 405, Rolling Stone and many more mid-year lists.
2015 AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES
Saturday, 17 January || Hobart, TAS – MOFO Festival
Tuesday, 20 January || Melbourne, VIC – Corner Hotel
Thursday, 22 January || Sydney, NSW – Manning Bar
Saturday, 24 January || Melbourne, VIC – Sugar Mountain Festival