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1O Superman (For Massenet)
Flute, Saxophone – Perry HobermanMastered By – Bill KipperOrgan [Farfisa], Keyboards [Casio], Engineer – Roma BaranVocals, Vocoder, Electronics – Laurie Anderson
2Let X=X
Handclaps – Anderson, Hoberman, BaranRototoms – David Van TieghemTrombone – George LewisVocals, Vocoder, Organ [Farfisa], Synthesizer [Obxa], Marimba – Laurie Anderson
Bagpipes – Rufus HarleyDrums – David Van TieghemVocals, Violin [Violins] – Laurie Anderson
4Born, Never Asked
Handclaps – Anderson, Hoberman, BaranMarimba – David Van TieghemVocals, Violin [Violins], Keyboards – Laurie Anderson
5Example #22
Accordion – Roma BaranAlto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Chuck FisherClarinet [B & E], Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Baritone Saxophone – Richard CohenFlute, Piccolo Flute – Perry HobermanPercussion, Drums – David Van TieghemVocals, Violin, Organ [Farfisa] – Laurie AndersonWhistling – Anderson, Baran
6Walking & Falling
Vocals, Electronics – Laurie Anderson
7From The Air
Alto Saxophone – Bill ObrechtClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Peter GordonDrums – David Van TieghemPedalboard [Farfisa Bass] – Roma BaranVocals, Vocoder, Organ [Farfisa] – Laurie Anderson
8It Tango
Handclaps – Anderson, Hoberman, BaranRototoms – David Van TieghemVocals, Synthesizer [Obxa], Organ [Farfisa], Marimba – Laurie Anderson
9Big Science
Glass Harmonica – Roma BaranPercussion [Bottles] – Perry HobermanPercussion [Sticks] – Anderson, Hoberman, BaranRototoms, Timpani [Tympani] – David Van TieghemVocals, Synthesizer [Obxa], Percussion, Electronics – Laurie Anderson


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BSK 3674Laurie Anderson Big Science ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. RecordsBSK 3674US1982
K 457 002Laurie Anderson Big Science ‎(Cass, Album, RE)Warner Bros. RecordsK 457 002GermanyUnknown
WB K 57 002, WB 57 002Laurie Anderson Big Science ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsWB K 57 002, WB 57 002France1982
3674-2, 257 002Laurie Anderson Big Science ‎(CD, Album, RE)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records3674-2, 257 002UK, Europe & USUnknown
670.9029Laurie Anderson Big Science ‎(LP, Album, RE)Warner Bros. Records670.9029Brazil1989


  • Art DirectionPerry Hoberman
  • Artwork [Cover]Laurie Anderson
  • DesignCindy Brown
  • EngineerLeanne Ungar
  • Engineer [Assistant, Skyline Studios]Arthur Payson
  • Engineer [Assistant, Sorcerer Sound]Al Fierstein
  • Engineer [Assistant, The Hit Factory]Bob Musso
  • Mastered ByBob Ludwig
  • Mixed By [Assistant, The Hit Factory]Jon Smith
  • Photography By [Back Cover]James Hamilton
  • Photography By [Front Cover]Gregory Shifrin
  • Photography By [Inner Sleeve]Laurie Anderson
  • ProducerLaurie Anderson, Roma Baran
  • Producer [Assistant]Perry Hoberman
  • Technician [Technical Consultant & Systems Design]Bob Bielecki
  • Words By, Music ByLaurie Anderson


Label variation

Songs from "United States I-IV"

Recorded at The Lobby, New York City.
Mixed at The Hit Factory, New York City.
Additional tracks recorded at The Hit Factory, Skyline Studios and Sorcerer Sound.
Mastered at Masterdisk.
Plated at Europadisk.

Special thanksto Patty Anderson, Lester Bangs, Robert Coe, Anton Fier, Charles Holland, Geraldine Pontius, Greg Shifrin and Gail Turner.

B1 mixed at The Lobby; for Massenet; originally released on One Ten Records.
B2 special thanks to Paranormals Medeline Vester, Gerhard Rozhek, Coretta Atteroc, Shelley Karson.
B3 original version appeared in ArtForum February 1982.

Includes printed inner sleeve with credits and lyrics.


  • Barcode: 07599236741
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A etched [stamped]): BSK- 1-3674 - E 2 [MASTERDISK] RL ─◁
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B etched): BSK 2 3674 WW 1 ─◁


  • Mastered At – Masterdisk


Laurie Anderson - Big Science Album

Performer: Laurie Anderson

Title: Big Science

Country: US

Release date: 1982

Label: Warner Bros. Records

Style: Art Rock, Experimental, New Age

Catalog: BSK 3674

Genre: Electronic / Rock / Pop

Size MP3: 1125 mb

Size FLAC: 2022 mb

Rating: 4.0 / 5

Votes: 629

Record source: Vinyl, LP, Album

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