The Return of Laurie Anderson’s Big Science

Laurie Anderson, <i>Big Science</i>, 1981-2007.

Laurie Anderson‚Äôs landmark debut album from 1981, Big Science, gets a second life courtesy of the new 25th-anniversary reissue from Nonesuch Records. Along with a remastered version of Anderson‚Äôs chart topper, ‚ÄúO Superman,‚Äù the album features a new recording of the 1981 debut title single “Big Science,” this time with Lou Reed, and Antony Hegarty (Antony & the Johnsons namesake and recent Bj√∂rk collaborator).

Big Science has its own mini-website within Laurie’s site. There, you can also listen to a few iterations of “O Superman” in various languages and forms, including a disco version.

Listen to the original here.

And watch the video:

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