99 musicians contribute to the album which keeps a steady tempo of 99 beats per minute. Other guests include Mouse on Mars, clipping, Max Tundra, JG Thirlwell, members of Pig Destroyer, Locrian, and more.
Tributes have also come in from Jean Michel Jarre, Midge Ure (Ultravox), the Safdie Brothers, Orbital, The Orb, Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet), Lloyd Cole, Geoff Rickly (Thursday), Kid Congo Powers, Junior Boys, JD Samson, and many more.
Where Does a Body End? is a new documentary about Swans made by director Marco Porsia who spent five years ”in the band's tight inner circle,” filming ”rehearsals, songwriting sessions, the grind of life on the road, petty arguments and transcendent performances.”