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Public Castration is a Good Idea is a live album by Swans, recorded from shows in London and Nottingham on the Greed/Holy Money tour in 1986. The first six songs are taken from a show at London's I.C.A.

Public Castration is a Good Idea is often regarded as the band's most brutal live album, as the song performances here are musically quite different from their studio versions, in particular the lengthy, minimal version of "A Screw".

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  • Avatar for ifnedmerrillwas
    'Public Castration Is a Good Idea' is one of the greatest live albums ever and one of Swans best releases. So why the shockingly dubious question/comment/quote in response to subjectivity without formulated critical argumentation or witty wise-cracking, oh and another thing, what?
  • Avatar for FoxMcCloudSSB
    "the only live album worth listening to" What?
  • Avatar for kingratface
    the only live album worth listening to
  • Avatar for Rylox
    Every tag here is spot on. [78432740578920735496789540723] we get it [2]
  • Avatar for drondy
    listening to this is a good idea
  • Avatar for Arcoviso32
    Very few live albums are actually worth listening to. This is one of them.
  • Avatar for W-90
    "sure this is interesting, but who's actually going to listen to it more than once" - Me.
  • Avatar for deKassu
    Every tag here is spot on. [78432740578920735496789540723] we get it
  • Avatar for glitteryteacup
    Every tag here is spot on. [3]
  • Avatar for Nimbie
    the best album title ever

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