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    Laurie AndersonLife On A String

    Label:Nonesuch – 7559-79539-2
    Format:
    CD, HDCD, Album
    Country:Europe
    Released:
    Genre:Electronic, Rock
    Style:Art Rock, Avantgarde, Experimental

    Tracklist

    1One White Whale
    Backing VocalsJohn Kelly (7)
    PercussionJoey Baron
    VocalsTom Nelis
    Vocals, KeyboardsLaurie Anderson
    2:03
    2The Island Where I Come From
    Acoustic BassGreg Cohen
    Bass, Organ [Little]Skúli Sverrisson
    Loops [Open Loop]David Torn
    PercussionMino Cinelu
    Percussion, HandclapsDanny Frankel
    SaxophoneChris Speed
    TrumpetCuong Vu
    VocalsLaurie Anderson
    4:07
    3Pieces And Parts
    Keyboards, Mellotron, Mouth Organ [Claviola]Mitchell Froom
    ViolinEyvind Kang
    Vocals, KeyboardsLaurie Anderson
    3:35
    4Here With You2:23
    5Slip Away
    DrumsJoey Baron
    Huqin [Baritone Banhu]Liheng
    Keyboards, PercussionPeter Scherer
    Strings, Keyboards [Additional]Jamshied Sharifi
    Vocals, KeyboardsLaurie Anderson
    5:50
    6My Compensation
    Music By, Programmed By [Percussion Programming]Skúli Sverrisson
    Turntables, Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
    Vocals, Music By, Lyrics ByLaurie Anderson
    2:28
    7Dark Angel
    Arranged By [Strings], Conductor, KeyboardsVan Dyke Parks
    BassTimothy Cobb*
    ConcertmasterElena Barere
    Contractor [Orchestra Contractor]Jill Dell'Abate
    CopyistDwight Mikkelsen
    Sampler [Samples]Hal Willner
    VocalsLaurie Anderson
    3:24
    8Broken
    Bass, Bass [High]Skúli Sverrisson
    DrumsJoey Baron
    KeyboardsPeter Scherer
    Mellotron, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer]Mitchell Froom
    ViolinLaurie Anderson
    3:19
    9Washington Street
    BellsBen Rubin
    DrumsJoey Baron
    GuitarBill Frisell
    Vocals, Keyboards, ViolinLaurie Anderson
    4:40
    10Statue Of Liberty
    Bass, SoundsSkúli Sverrisson
    Vocals, Keyboards, Violin, GongLaurie Anderson
    4:25
    11One Beautiful Evening
    Arranged By [Percussion]Martin Brumbach
    Bass, SoundsSkúli Sverrisson
    Beats, KeyboardsMocean Worker
    GuitarLou Reed
    MellotronMitchell Froom
    Percussion [Box-o-toys]Danny Frankel
    VocalsLaurie Anderson
    5:05
    12Life On A String
    Bass, Guitar [Bowed], KeyboardsSkúli Sverrisson
    KeyboardsPeter Scherer
    Keyboards, Percussion, VocalsLaurie Anderson
    PercussionVinicius Cantuaria*
    2:58
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    Notes

    Released in a tri-panel (bi-fold) gatefold sleeve with an illustrated 28-page booklet, enclosed in a cardboard slipcase.

    Recorded at The Lobby, New York City (USA).
    Additional recordings at The Magic Shop and Edison Recording, New York City (USA).
    Mixed at NuMedia, New York City (USA).
    Mastered at Gateway Mastering Studios (Portland, ME, USA).

    All compositions published by Difficult Music (BMI).
    ℗ & © 2001 Nonesuch Records for the United States & WEA International, Inc. for the world outside the United States.
    Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe

    Barcode and Other Identifiers

    • Barcode: 0-7559-79539-2 3
    • Label Code: LC 00286
    • Rights Society (on disc): GEMA/BIEM
    • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 755979539-2 06/01
    • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L012
    • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0586
    • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 755979539-2 06/01
    • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L012
    • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): none
    • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 755979539-2 06/01
    • Mastering SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI L012
    • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 05N9

    Other Versions (5 of 13)View All

    Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
    Life On A String (CD, HDCD, Album)Nonesuch795392-2US2001
    Life On A String (CD, Promo)NonesuchPRCD-300564UK2001
    Life On A String (CDr, Test Pressing)WEAnoneUS2001
    New Submission
    Life On A String (CD, HDCD, Album)Nonesuch79539-2US2001
    New Submission
    Life On A String (CD, Promo)NonesuchPRCD-300464US2001

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