Release a massively popular critically acclaimed album and gather new fans in the process. Check.
Follow said album up with a mediocre muddled album. Check.
Now they sit in this weird space where dare you say any of their new albums are bad or be forever shat on by the uber-fans who claim you only really liked Merriweather Post Pavillion and just don’t get it man.
I've been away a little while and I'm back now to just give a little insight finally on leaving meaning.
With October so chock-full of notable new releases and being a relative newcomer to Swans, I will admit I didn't see this one being my most listened to album of that month. With that said, it's not an album I see myself returning to much in the future. There are moments of excellence that certainly gripped ... read more