Laurie Anderson ‎– Big Science

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

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A1 From The Air
Alto Saxophone – Bill ObrechtClarinet – Peter GordonDrums – David Van TieghemOrgan [Farfisa Bass] – Roma BaranOrgan [Farfisa] – Laurie AndersonTenor Saxophone – Peter GordonVocals – Laurie AndersonVocoder – Laurie Anderson
A2 Big Science
Electronics – Laurie AndersonHarmonica [Glass] – Roma BaranPercussion – Laurie AndersonPercussion [Bottles] – Perry HobermanPercussion [Stiks] – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Synthesizer [Ob-xa] – Laurie AndersonTimpani – David Van TieghemTom Tom [Rototoms] – David Van TieghemVocals – Laurie Anderson
A3 Sweaters
Bagpipes – Rufus HarleyDrums – David Van TieghemViolin [Violins] – Laurie AndersonVocals – Laurie Anderson
A4 Walking & Falling
Electronics – Laurie AndersonVocals – Laurie Anderson
A5 Born, Never Asked
Keyboards – Laurie AndersonMarimba – David Van TieghemPercussion [Claps] – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Violin [Violins] – Laurie AndersonVocals – Laurie Anderson
B1 O Superman (For Massenet)
Electronics – Laurie AndersonEngineer – Roma BaranFlute – Perry HobermanMastered By – Bill KipperOrgan [Farfisa, Casio] – Roma BaranSaxophone – Perry HobermanVocals – Laurie AndersonVocoder – Laurie Anderson
B2 Example #22
Accordion – Roma BaranBaritone Saxophone – Richard CohenBass Clarinet – Richard CohenBassoon – Richard CohenClarinet [B & E Clarinets] – Richard CohenDrums – David Van TieghemOrgan [Farfisa] – Laurie AndersonPercussion – David Van TieghemPiccolo Flute – Perry HobermanTenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – Chuck FisherViolin – Laurie AndersonVocals – Laurie AndersonVoice [Paranormals] – Coretta Atteroc, Gerhard Rozhek, Madeline Vester, Shelley Karson
B3 Let X=X
Marimba – Laurie AndersonOrgan [Farfisa] – Laurie AndersonPercussion [Claps] – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Synthesizer [Ob-xa] – Laurie AndersonTom Tom [Rototoms] – David Van TieghemTrombone [Trombones] – George LewisVocals – Laurie AndersonVocoder – Laurie Anderson
B4 It Tango
Marimba – Laurie AndersonOrgan [Farfisa] – Laurie AndersonPercussion [Claps] – Anderson*, Hoberman*, Baran*Synthesizer [Ob-xa] – Laurie AndersonTom Tom [Rototoms] – David Van TieghemVocals – Laurie Anderson

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Inner sleeve contains lyrics, info, a picture and credits.
Catalogue numbers are written WB K 57 002 on the sleeves and WB 57 002 on the labels.

Runout Notes:
All text is stamped, except the end numbers and ''○'', which are etched.
STRAWBERRY in the runouts indicates the lacquer was cut at Strawberry Mastering.

Songs from "United States I-IV"

Recorded at The Lobby, The Hit Factory, Skyline Studios and Sorcerer Sound Mixed at The Hit Factory.
Mastered at Masterdisk. Plated at Europadisk.

Belgique/Belgie: Distributed by WEA Records S.A./N.V.
Deutschland: Vertrieb durch WEA Musik GmbH
England: Distributed by WEA Records Ltd.
France: Distribue par WEA/Filipacchi Music, Paris
Italia: Distributed by WEA Itsliana S.P.A.
Nederland: Distributed by WEA Records B.V.
Osterreich: Vertrieb durch WEA Music Ges.m.b.H.
Sverige: Distributed by WEA Metronome Records AB

Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf
Presse en Aliemagne par Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, var.1): R / S Alsdorf 57002 A4xx
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, var.1): R / S Alsdorf 57002 B4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, var.2): R / S Alsdorf 57002 A4 STRAWBERRY (G) 68
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, var.2): STRAWBERRY (G) R / S Alsdorf 57002 B4x 28 ''○''
  • Rights Society: GEMA BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Other (US catalog number): (BSK 3674)
  • Other (Distribution Code): France: WE 351
  • Other (Price Code): Germany: Ⓤ

Other Versions (5 of 67) 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
LB 57002 Laurie Anderson Big Science(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records LB 57002 Spain 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