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Only an Expert (12" Vinyl Single)

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  • "Laurie Anderson Has a Message for Us Humans," Sam Anderson's New York Times Magazine feature on Laurie Anderson in last week's issue of the magazine, is today's episode of The Sunday Read from the Times podcast The Daily. Before reading his article, the writer conveys five questions Laurie Anderson had shared with him, "a sort of test that uses to figure out whether a piece that she's working on is good or not ... 'Is it complicated enough? Is it simple enough? Is it crazy enough? Is it beautiful enough? And finally, Is it stupid enough?' And I thought that was kind of a great criteria for proceeding with life, with whatever you are doing."

  • The largest-ever US exhibition of artwork by Laurie Anderson opens at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, this Friday and runs through July 31, 2022. Laurie Anderson: The Weather will debut more than ten new artworks, interspersed with select key pieces from throughout her career, featuring her work in video, performance, installation, painting, and other media. The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of live performances by Anderson, January–July 2022.

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    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.

    This item is no longer available in the Nonesuch Store.

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on May 13, 2010 - 12:00pm
Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 04:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

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. This item is no longer available in the Nonesuch Store.

Description: 

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.

This item is no longer available in the Nonesuch Store.

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

524282

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
Vinyl 12"
UPC: 
075597978940
Artist Name: 
Laurie Anderson
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