Swans announce three-CD Filth deluxe reissue

Jeff Terich
Swans Filth reissue

Last year, Swans reissued their noise-rock debut Filth on vinyl, and this year, the album will get a 3xCD deluxe reissue to match. The reissue will be released on May 26 via Young God, and features the original album, plus their 1982 self-titled EP, their 1991 compilation Body to Body, Job to Job, in addition to some live material from between 1982 and 1984.

The Filth deluxe reissue also features packaging with unreleased photos by Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo and famed no-wave photographer Catherine Ceresole. Check out the tracklist below.

Swans Filth deluxe reissue tracklist:

CD1:
1. Stay Here
2. Big Strong Boss
3. Blackout
4. Power For Power
5. Freak
6. Right Wrong
7. Thank You
8. Weakling
9. Gang
10. Strip/Burn (Live at The Kitchen 1982/1983)
11. Heatsheet (Live at The Kitchen 1982/1983)
12. Blackout (Live at The Kitchen 1982/1983)
13. Clay Man (Live at The Kitchen 1982/1983)
14. Stay Here (Live at The Kitchen 1982/1983)
15. Weakling (Live at The Kitchen 1982/1983)

CD2: Body to Body, Job to Job:
1. I’ll Cry for You
2. Red Sheet
3. Loop 33
4. Your Game
5. Seal It Over
6. Whore
7. We’ll Hang for That
8. Half Life
9. Loop 21
10. Get Out
11. Job
12. Loop 1
13. Mother, My Body Disgusts Me
14. Cop
15. Only I Can Hear, Only I Can Touch
16. Thug
17. Raping a Slave (Live in Berlin 1984)

CD3: Swans EP and Live Recordings:
1. Laugh
2. Speak
3. Take Advantage
4. Sensitive Skin
5. Living Arms (Live at CBGB 1982/1983)
6. Howling Red Sheet (Live at CBGB 1982/1983)
7. Big Strong Boss (Live at CBGB 1982/1983)
8. Clay Man (Live at CBGB 1982/1983)
9. We’ll Hang for That (Live at CBGB 1982/1983)
10. This is Mine (Live at Heaven 1984)
11. Why Hide (Live at Heaven 1984)
12. I Crawled (Live at Heaven 1984)

Swans’ The Seer and To Be Kind are both featured on our list of the Top 100 Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014).

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