A conceptual artist and part of the same New York set as David Byrne of Talking Heads and Philip Glass, Anderson became an unlikely pop star when her adaptation of 19th century French operatic composer Jules Massenet's aria 'O Souverain', was picked up for release by the tiny New York City indie label 110 Records. A few spins by John Peel led to Warner Bros signing her up and the rest is history.
With a new album dropping next year, for now enjoy this amazing track complete with unsettling video: Laurie Anderson 'O Superman' Video
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