And now for the demos. At the end of the second CD, there were a few short acoustic demos, as there have been on all of these Swans crowdfunding projects. The one that really stood out to me was 'When Will I Return?'. This song is super creepy in this stripped down state, and I really hope Michael Gira keeps this one this way, as the isolated atmosphere lends a lot to this track. The rhythm demos were hopeful as well, as I can see these turning in heavy, stomping behemoths of songs once electrified and fleshed out.
As it stands, this project did exactly what it intended to do; hold Swans die hards over, and to get them anticipating the punishment they'll receive with the next album.
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