Laurie Anderson ‎– Big Science

Warner Bros. Records ‎– WB 57 002, Warner Bros. Records ‎– WB K 57 002
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 From The Air
Alto Saxophone – Bill ObrechtClarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Peter GordonDrums – David Van TieghemOrgan [Farfisa Bass] – Roma BaranVocals, Vocoder, Organ [Farfisa] – Laurie Anderson
A2 Big Science
Harmonica [Glass] – Roma BaranPercussion [Bottles] – Perry HobermanPercussion [Sticks] – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Timpani, Tom Tom [Rototoms] – David Van TieghemVocals, Synthesizer [Ob-xa], Percussion, Electronics – Laurie Anderson
A3 Sweaters
Bagpipes – Rufus HarleyDrums – David Van TieghemVocals, Violin – Laurie Anderson
A4 Walking & Falling
Vocals, Electronics – Laurie Anderson
A5 Born, Never Asked
Handclaps – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Marimba – David Van TieghemVocals, Violin, Keyboards – Laurie Anderson
B1 O Superman (For Massenet)
Engineer – Roma BaranFlute, Saxophone – Perry HobermanOrgan [Farfisa], Electric Piano [Casio] – Roma BaranVocals, Vocoder, Electronics – Laurie Anderson
B2 Example #22
Accordion – Roma BaranAlto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Chuck FisherBacking Vocals – Ungar*, Hoberman*Clarinet [Clarinets, B&e, Bass Clarinet], Bassoon, Baritone Saxophone – Richard CohenFlute, Piccolo Flute – Perry HobermanPercussion, Drums – David Van TieghemVocals, Violin, Organ [Farfisa] – Laurie AndersonWhistling – Anderson*, Baran*
Let X=X / It Tango 6:52
B3.a Let X=X
Handclaps – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Tom Tom [Rototoms] – David Van TieghemTrombone – George LewisVocals, Vocoder, Organ [Farfisa], Synthesizer [Ob-xa], Marimba – Laurie Anderson
B3.b It Tango
Handclaps – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Tom Tom [Rototoms] – David Van TieghemVocals, Synthesizer [Ob-xa], Organ [Farfisa], Marimba – Laurie Anderson

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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.
© ℗ 1982 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S. and
WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the U.S.
Made in Germany

Songs From "United States I-IV"

Catalogue numbers:
WB K 57 002 on cover and dustbag
WB 57 002 on center labels

Dustbag with lyrics and credits.
Embossed Warner logo on backcover, lower right.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side, Etching): BSK· 1-3674-E2
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side, Etching): BSK· 2-3674-E3
  • Other (A-side, Stamped): R/S Alsdorf 57002 A3
  • Other (B-side, Stamped): R/S Alsdorf 57002 B3
  • Other (Both sides, Stamped - Initials Etched): MASTERDISK RL
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Rights Society: STEMRA
  • Other: (BSK 3674)
  • Other (Distribution Code): Germany: Ⓤ
  • Other (Distribution Code): France: WE 351

Other Versions (5 of 60) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BSK 3674 Laurie Anderson Big Science(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3674 US 1982 Sell This Version
none Laurie Anderson Big Science(CD, Album, Unofficial) Warner Bros. Records (2) none Russia Unknown Sell This Version
3674-2, 257 002 Laurie Anderson Big Science(CD, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 3674-2, 257 002 UK, Europe & US Unknown Sell This Version
670.9029 Laurie Anderson Big Science(LP, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records 670.9029 Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
7559-79988-5 Laurie Anderson Big Science(CD, Album, Enh, RE, RM) Nonesuch 7559-79988-5 Europe 2007 Sell This Version