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Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson
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Laura Phillips "Laurie" Anderson (born June 5, 1947 Glen Ellyn, Illinois) is an American avant-garde artist, composer, musician, and film director whose work spans performance art, pop music, and multimedia projects. In 1972, she obtained an MFA in sculpture from Columbia University, by which time she was already developing and performing works in a variety of media. During the 70s she worked in New York, experimenting in electronics and tape manipulation, often in conjunction with performance. She came to worldwide attention in 1981 with her song "O Superman," which unexpectedly hit the charts in England. She subsequently began a recording career that has spanned decades, though the visual and other aspects of her art have never been abandoned.
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http://laurieanderson.com
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Releases on file (17)
Fred Frith — All Is Always Now - Fred Frith Live at The Stone Fred Frith — All Is Always Now - Fred Frith Live at The Stone
(Intakt CD 320, 2019, 3CD)
Laurie Anderson — Heart of a Dog Laurie Anderson — Heart of a Dog
(Nonesuch 552027-2, 2015, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Homeland Laurie Anderson — Homeland
(Nonesuch 524055-2, 2010, CD+DVD)
Lou Reed / Laurie Anderson / John Zorn — The Stone: Issue Three Lou Reed / Laurie Anderson / John Zorn — The Stone: Issue Three
(Tzadik TZ 0004, 2008, CD)
Lou Reed — The Raven Lou Reed — The Raven
(Reprise 48372-2, 2003, CD)
Hector Zazou — Sonora Portraits 2: Strong Currents Hector Zazou — Sonora Portraits 2: Strong Currents
(Materiali Sonori MASO-90134, 2003, CD)
Brian Eno & Peter Schwalm — Drawn from Life Brian Eno & Peter Schwalm — Drawn from Life
(Astralwerks ASW10148-2, 2001, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Life on a String Laurie Anderson — Life on a String
(Nonesuch 795392-2, 2001, CD)
Lou Reed — Set the Twilight Reeling Lou Reed — Set the Twilight Reeling
(Warner Bros 9 46159-2, 1996, CD)
Laurie Anderson — The Ugly One with the Jewels and Other Stories Laurie Anderson — The Ugly One with the Jewels and Other Stories
(Warner Bros 9 45847-2, 1995, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Bright Red Laurie Anderson — Bright Red
(Warner Bros 9 45534-2, 1994, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Strange Angels Laurie Anderson — Strange Angels
(Warner Bros 9 25900-2, 1989, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Home of the Brave Laurie Anderson — Home of the Brave
(Warner Bros 9 25400-2, 1986, CD)
Peter Gabriel — So Peter Gabriel — So
(Geffen Records 9 24088-2, 1986, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Mister Heartbreak Laurie Anderson — Mister Heartbreak
(Warner Bros 9 25077-2, 1984, CD)
Laurie Anderson — United States Live Laurie Anderson — United States Live
(Warner Bros 9 25192-2, 1984/1991, 4CD)
Laurie Anderson — Big Science Laurie Anderson — Big Science
(Nonesuch 130428-2, 1982/2007, CD)

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