[News] The Swan Chorus present their new release “Achilles and the Difference Engine”

UK Symphonic Neo Prog project The Swan Chorus present their new release “Achilles and the Difference Engine” out on August 2023. Watch the official teaser through the YouTube player below:

CDs are NOT available yet, but will be soon. Please note that for shipping CDs outside of the UK there may be an additional Customs cost that the buyer will have to pay.

In 1979 Colin and David began writing songs together and formed a band called Achilles. The band played a hundred and one gigs playing their own Progressive Rock. This album contains some of the songs they composed all those years ago and is dedicated to everyone involved with the band. Colin sings lead vocal on some of these songs, honouring the band and its members and friends.

Lead and Backing Vocals: John Wilkinson and Colin McKay
All instruments played by Colin McKay and David Knowles, with additional drums by Peter Dover

John Wilkinson is the singer in the Genesis tribute band “Mama” (www.mama-genesis.co.uk), and will be releasing his first solo album soon

Purchase the album on Bandcamp: https://theswanchorus.bandcamp.com/album/achilles-and-the-difference-engine


  1. The Waffle House Index (9:18)
  2. After Dark (4:51)
  3. Being There (7:04)
  4. Cold Comfort (4:32)
  5. Contender (4:30)
  6. My Little Vampire (8:30)
  7. No Idea (5:13)
  8. English Electric (5:52)
  9. Welcome Home (4:08)
  10. This Great Adventure (12:58)


John Wilkinson and Colin McKay / Lead and Backing Vocals
Colin McKay and David Knowles / All Instruments
Peter Dover / Additional Drums

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Author: Jacopo Vigezzi

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