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The Angels of Light is a musical entity formed in 1997 by singer Michael Gira after he disbanded Swans, the group he'd founded in 1982. The band has marked a distinctly different style for Gira since he left Swans, most noticeably being musically more melodic and less brutal than his previous efforts, though no less emotionally draining.

The Angels of Light include many New York City collaborators, including Dana Schechter…

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  • If you love Angels of Light, make sure you also look up the M. Gira / D. Matz record What We Did. It was released a few months after How I Loved You, but (like every Angels release) it already feels different and new, a progressively-minded stepping stone on the way to Everything Is Good Here/Please Come Home. Is/Was, had it been an Angels of Light song, would likely have counted among their best. This is a beautiful, low-key yet ambitious little album. Get it!
  • we love you Michael Gira
  • Cleansing music.
  • Yes! "Refreshing" a really good word for it.
  • When I heard his voice on How I Loved You for the first time, it was a bit strange. But after a while I realised how refreshing it sounded.
  • This band needs more love. Unfortunately, people are obsessed with 10s Swans too much.
  • Best FOLK
  • Parę słów o "We Are Him": https://geometryofsound.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/plyta-tygodnia-37/
  • kid congo + gira omfg
  • v Nope.

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