Listen: New Antony and the Johnsons Album

October 12, 2010 11:55 AM ET

Click to listen to Antony and the Johnsons Swanlights.

Swanlights, the fourth album from Antony and the Johnsons, builds on the band's spare, forlorn sound with distorted guitars and exotic percussion. The new LP will also be packaged with a 144-page book featuring Antony's paintings, collages, photography and writing. Swanlights is out today ̵2 listen to it now.

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