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Laurie AndersonLife On A String

Label:Nonesuch – 795392-2
Format:
CD, HDCD, Album
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Experimental

Tracklist

1One White Whale
Backing VocalsJohn Kelly (7)
PercussionJoey Baron
VocalsTom Nelis
Vocals, KeyboardsLaurie Anderson
2:03
2The Island Where I Come From
Arco BassGreg Cohen
Bass, OrganSkúli Sverrisson
PercussionMino Cinelu
Percussion, HandclapsDanny Frankel
SaxophoneChris Speed
Tape [Open Loop]David Torn
TrumpetCuong Vu
VocalsLaurie Anderson
4:07
3Pieces And Parts
Keyboards, Mellotron, Accordion [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
Composed By, Percussion [Programming]Skúli Sverrisson
Turntables, Tape [Samples]Hal Willner
VocalsLaurie Anderson
2:28
7Dark Angel
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor, KeyboardsVan Dyke Parks
ConcertmasterElena Barere
CopyistDwight Mikkelsen
Double Bass [Bass]Timothy Cobb*
Tape [Samples]Hal Willner
VocalsLaurie Anderson
3:24
8Broken
Bass, Bass [High]Skúli Sverrisson
DrumsJoey Baron
KeyboardsPeter Scherer
Mellotron, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer]Mitchell Froom
Violin, VocalsLaurie Anderson
3:19
9Washington Street
BellsBen Rubin
DrumsJoey Baron
GuitarBill Frisell
Vocals, Keyboards, ViolinLaurie Anderson
4:40
10Statue Of Liberty
Bass, Performer [Sounds]Skúli Sverrisson
Vocals, Keyboards, Violin, GongLaurie Anderson
4:25
11One Beautiful Evening
Arranged By [Percussion]Martin Brumbach
Bass, Performer [Sounds]Skúli Sverrisson
GuitarLou Reed
MellotronMitchell Froom
Percussion [Beats], KeyboardsMocean Worker
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

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).

Comes in a gatefold sleeve with an illustrated booklet also enclosed in a cardboard slipcase.

All compositions published by Difficult Music (BMI).
© & ℗ 2001 Nonesuch Records for the United States & WEA for he world outside the United States.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 075597953923
  • Matrix / Runout: 2 79539-2 RE-1 02 M2S2
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpiL903
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U3X

Other Versions (5 of 13)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Life On A String (CD, Promo)NonesuchPRCD-300564UK2001
Life On A String (CDr, Test Pressing)WEAnoneUS2001
Life On A String (CD, HDCD, Album)Nonesuch7559-79539-2Europe2001
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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