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  • Homeland

    Laurie Anderson


    Homeland is "an exquisite state-of-the-union dispatch as only Anderson, America's darkly comic conscience, can provide," raves Pitchfork. Interview says, "Anderson proves that time has only sharpened her critical eye," calling Homeland "harrowing and hilarious ... a gift of perspective." Guest artists include Lou Reed, Antony Hegarty, and Fourtet's Keiran Hebden. DVD includes the documentary "Homeland: The Story of the Lark."

  • Only an Expert (12" Vinyl Single)

    Laurie Anderson

    Only an Expert (12" Vinyl Single)

    This limited-edition 12" vinyl single, features the Homeland album track "Only an Expert"—which Q calls "a bitingly satirical, genuinely funny, quietly angry and surprisingly danceable dissection on the very notion of subservience to expertise"—with the non-album track "Pictures and Things," featuring Antony Hegarty, on the flip side.

  • Big Science (reissue)

    Laurie Anderson

    Big Science (reissue)

    Anderson’s debut, re-mastered and expanded in 2007 for its 25th anniversary, foresaw the future, mixing performance art, pop, and electronics, most hauntingly on “O Superman.” “Her work,” notes the New York Times, “is unlike anything else in music.”

  • Live in New York

    Laurie Anderson

    Live in New York

    Anderson surveyed 20 years of recorded material in these concerts from September 12-20, 2001, at New York’s Town Hall. The New York Times observed, “She sang about lovers quarrels, angels, wanderlust, and New York ... [W]hat once seemed off-handed or oblique had turned chillingly prophetic.”

  • Life on a String

    Laurie Anderson

    Life on a String

    Anderson returns to violin playing on this plainspoken set, co-produced with Hal Willner. Guests include Lou Reed, Van Dyke Parks, and Dr. John. Rolling Stones says “the overall tone is sparse, haunted, intimate ... Laurie Anderson is a singer-songwriter of crushing poignance.”