After laying on the cement floor of my room, nude, with the lights off, the windows open, the rain blowing in and the newest SWANS album, My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to Heaven, playing at full blast, I have decided that indeed Michael Gira has not lost his touch and that despite about fourteen years between this album and the last, SWANS is nowhere near being a band worth forgetting. Click the link below to hear the second track off their new LP. Feel powerful, like a wild stallion or a cop.