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Children of God

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TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresExperimental Rock, No Wave
LabelsCaroline Records
Length71:13
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Children of God Information

Track listing (Songs)

Title Length Rating Votes
1. New Mind 5:13 - 0
2. In My Garden 5:34 - 0
3. Our Love Lies 5:50 - 0
4. Sex, God, Sex 6:49 - 0
5. Blood and Honey 4:46 - 0
6. Like a Drug (Sha La La La) 5:36 - 0
7. You're Not Real, Girl 4:21 - 0
8. Beautiful Child 5:16 - 0
9. Blackmail 3:34 - 0
10. Trust Me 5:23 - 0
11. Real Love 6:23 - 0
12. Blind Love 7:46 - 0
13. Children of God 4:34 - 0

Line-up (Members)

  • Michael Gira : Vocals, Keyboards, Acoustic Guitar
  • Jarboe : Vocals, Backing Vocals, Piano, Keyboards
  • N. Westberg : Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
  • Algis Kizys : Bass
  • Theodore Parsons : Drums, Percussion

Guest / session musicians

  • Simon Fraser : Flute on "In My Garden"
  • Audrey Riley : Cello on "Like a Drug (Sha La La La)"
  • Lindsay Cooper : Oboe on "Blackmail" and "Trust Me"
  • William Barnhardt : Piano on "Blackmail"

Production staff / artist

  • Michael Gira : Cover Art, Design, Producer
  • Rico Conning : Production, Engineering
  • John Cornfield : Engineering
  • Laura Levine : Sleeve Photography
  • Paul White/Me Company : Sleeve Artwork
Additional notes
Recorded February - March 1987 at Sawmills Studios. Mixed at Guerilla Studios March - April 1987.

Band name on the spines written as: The Swans

CD and liner notes list 13 tracks, but there is an unlisted interlude between "Trust Me" and "Real Love" which is approximately 1 minute of nature sounds ie. birds, rowing in stream or swimming sound.

Swans Discography

Album title Type Released Rating Votes Reviews
(1982) EP - 0 0
(1983) Studio - 0 0
(1984) Studio - 0 0
(1984) EP - 0 0
(1986) Live - 0 0
(1986) Studio - 0 0
(1986) Studio - 0 0
(1986) EP - 0 0
(1987) Studio - 0 0
(1987) Live - 0 0
(1988) EP - 0 0
(1989) Studio - 0 0
(1991) Studio - 0 0
(1992) Studio - 0 0
(2010) Studio - 0 0
(2012) Studio - 0 0
(2013) Live - 0 0
(2014) Studio - 0 0
(2016) Studio - 0 0
(2017) Live - 0 0
(2019) Studio - 0 0