The Great Annihilator is the ninth studio album by American experimental rock band Swans. The album has been described by Gira as a companion album to his solo album Drainland ; the two were remastered and re-released together in April The Great Annihilator received a generally positive reception from critics.
AllMusic called the album "an epic, incredible work of art. A more accessible Swans may also be a less cathartic one. All lyrics are written by Michael Gira ; all music is composed by Gira, except tracks 8 and 16 which are also composed by Jarboe. Credits adapted from The Great Annihilator liner notes.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Swans album. For the astronomical object, see Great Annihilator. Swans Michael Gira — vocals, guitars, sounds, art design, production Jarboe — vocals, sounds, organ, keyboards Bill Rieflin — drums, percussion, sounds, additional sequencing Algis Kizys — bass Norman Westberg — guitar Clinton Steele — guitar Additional musicians Ted Parsons — drums tracks 3, 4, and 15 John Sarfell — piano track 9 Nicky Skopelitis — guitar track 9 Technical personnel Martin Atkins — additional mastering, drums tracks 8 Martin Bisi — engineering, mixing Bryce Goggin — engineering Larry Seven — engineering, double bass track 16 Scott Ramsayer — engineering, additional sequencing Fred Breitberg — engineering Van Christie — engineering Jay O'Rourke — mastering Doug Henderson — remastering Jim Marcus — additional sequencing Mark Falls — layout Phil Puleo — artwork.
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