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Big Science
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Laurie Anderson - O Superman


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Description: Big Science prompted trendy early-1980s art students to plug in their synthesizers and start their own post-punk performance-art-cum-rock-&-roll projects. The album actually produced a hit single in the form of "O Superman." That track and "Let X=X" are the two best-known things from this album, which is a condensation of United States, Anderson's four-and-a-half-hour performance-art piece. Big Science, however, presents the cream of the crop. Although a lot of Anderson's shrill non sequiturs seemed annoying at the time of her breakthrough, she predicted techno music years before it happened. Still, as ro ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner
Release date: 1 October 1999
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075992367424 UPC: 075992367424
Tags: Experimental (1), Violin (1), Contemporary (1), Electronic (1), United States (1), Usa (1), English (1), Pop (1), 1980's (1)
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"Laurie Anderson never intended to become a pop star. After an initially tiny pressing of "O Superman" found its way to BBC DJ John Peel's ears and later became an unexpected U.K. hit, Warner Brothers beseeched her to make an album. She assented, turning the "politics" section of her six-hour performance piece United States I – IV into her 1982 debut Big Science, and in doing so, wielded a mass medium as a critique against itself. Aware of her novelty value, she used her uncanny delivery to hig"

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