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The Seer (album) by Swans 

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The Seer
The Seer by Swans (2012)
Overall rank: 666th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 193 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 2012 (9th)
Top 50 albums of the 2010s (41st)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (666th)

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The Seer is ranked as the best album by Swans.

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The Seer track list

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1.Lunacy
83/100 (33 votes)
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2.Mother Of The World
82/100 (31 votes)
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3.The Wolf
79/100 (25 votes)
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4.The Seer
82/100 (29 votes)
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5.The Seer Returns
83/100 (31 votes)
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6.93 Ave. B Blues
77/100 (25 votes)
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7.The Daughter Brings The Water
79/100 (27 votes)
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8.Songs For A Warrior
83/100 (31 votes)
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9.Avatar
81/100 (28 votes)
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10.A Piece Of The Sky
84/100 (29 votes)
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11.The Apostate
81/100 (26 votes)
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The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated.)

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The Seer rankings

The Seer ratings

Ratings for the album The Seer by Swans:

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 193 votes)
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100/100
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77/100
 
80/100
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80/100
 
90/100
04/16/2014 16:30
76/100
 
85/100
04/13/2014 15:15
83/100
 
100/100
04/12/2014 02:47
82/100

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The Seer comments

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100/100
From nipplefart 03/24/2014 08:21
This album was so fucking droney and delicious It's just a work out to listen through. I had to take a shower after finishing this album. This album and a bunch of other albums make 2012 probably my favourite year of music that I have lived through.
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Rating:  
90/100
From Mophos 11/16/2013 14:10
A demanding yet mindblowing listening experience.
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Rating:  
80/100
From replacementlevel 08/29/2013 13:34
Wow. I had no idea what to expect. I agree with other commenters that it doesn't justify its length, but there's a lot of stunning material here. Not sure how I missed them for 30 years.
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100/100
From joshtraina 08/11/2013 09:00
I think it holds some of Swan's best tracks, but a few of the longer ones haven't clicked yet.
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Rating:  
70/100
From faceless 08/06/2013 10:26
the amount of ideas thrown in doesn't justify the length of some tracks but as a whole it's a unique experience. my favorite pieces are Mother Of The World, Avatar and A Piece Of The Sky.
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Rating:  
75/100
From AranD 03/07/2013 18:24
Epic album. Lunacy, Seer returns, A piece of the sky are brilliant. Gruelling to get through it. Gira scares me,man.
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100/100
From Connor 02/19/2013 00:02
UPDATE**
the album has grown on me over time and I can now say that I love this album. Its 1 of the 4 records that i own from 2012 and I believe this album deserves at least the no 3 slot. seriously tell me how this is worse than channel orange or blunderbuss.
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Rating:  
95/100
From VanillaBean 01/18/2013 23:06
In the future filmakers who make war movies are totally going to use these songs for their soundtracks. Haunting, rough, and downright scary, this is definitely the best art rock album to emerge from 2012.
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95/100
From NinjaCucumber 01/13/2013 01:24
This album is so perfect, i love how raw and unedited it feels. One of my favorite Swans albums.
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Rating:  
95/100
From eclab 01/02/2013 00:54
I don't "get" it, but somehow it sounds great.
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