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Big Science is the 1982 debut album by avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson and the first of a 7-album deal she signed with Warner Bros. Records. It is best known for the 8-minute epic "O Superman", which reached #2 in the UK. The album is minimalist and monochrome in sound, and like a great deal of Anderson's work is based largely on spoken word. It is a selection of highlights from her eight-hour production, United States Live, which was itself released… read more



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  • Incredible sound. Laurie is a special artist.
  • A friend of my dad gave this to me when I was in junior high. Ended up being the most influential album in my life.
  • Big Science na Popvictims: http://popvictims.pl/2013/01/27/foto-nr-60/
  • Oh my god, I've had this for months and I just heard it pretty much now. this is the time, and this is the record of the time
  • There's nothing quite like it
  • The fact that this album sounds dated (not in a pejorative sense!) to me only adds to the absurdity.
  • Totally a classic album...
  • this is yr cpatain
  • ... o superman... hat mir ganz schön die ohren frei geblasen - sensationell
  • It's a sky-blue sky!

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