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‚Äôs site. There, you can also listen to a few iterations of ‚ÄúO Superman‚Äù in various languages and forms, including a disco version.
Listen to the original here.
And watch the video: