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The Burning World

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TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresNeofolk, Gothic Rock, Gothic Country
LabelsMCA Records, Uni Records
FormatCD, Vinyl (LP), Cassette
Length44:07
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The Burning World Information

Track listing (Songs)

Title Length Rating Votes
1. The River That Runs With Love Won't Run Dry 4:15 - 0
2. Let It Come Down 4:28 - 0
3. Can't Find My Way Home (Blind Faith cover) 4:48 - 0
4. Mona Lisa, Mother Earth 4:16 - 0
5. (She's A) Universal Emptiness 4:02 - 0
6. Saved 4:11 - 0
7. I Remember Who You Are 4:23 - 0
8. Jane Mary, Cry One Tear 3:52 - 0
9. See No More 5:31 - 0
10. God Damn the Sun 4:21 - 0

Line-up (Members)

  • Michael Gira : Vocals, Guitars
  • Jarboe : Vocals, Keyboards, Arrangement
  • Norman Westberg : Guitars, Arrangement
  • Bill Laswell : Bass
  • Jason Asnes : Bass
  • Garo Yellin : Cello
  • Virgil Moorefield : Drums
  • Aiyb Dieng : Percussion
  • Jeff Bova : Keyboards

Guest / session musicians

  • Nicky Skopelitis : Strings (baglama), Bouzouki
  • Trilok Gurtu : Tabla
  • Karl Berger : Vibraphone, Arrangement (strings), Conductor (strings)
  • John Kass : Viola
  • Richard Carr : Viola
  • Fred Frith : Violin
  • Larry Packer : Violin
  • Mark Feldman : Violin
  • Shankar : Violin (double)
  • Bernard Fowler : Backing Vocals
  • Fred Fowler : Backing Vocals

Production staff / artist

  • Bill Laswell : Producer
  • Michael Gira : Producer, Guitars, Design (cover design and concept)
  • Bruce Calder : Recording Engineer
  • Martin Bisi : Recording Engineer
  • Robert Musso : Recording Engineer
  • Vartan : Art Direction
  • DZN : Artwork
  • The Design Group : Artwork

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