Langue D' Amour

Laurie Anderson's 1984 concert film Home of the Brave generally suffers from the same problem as the Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense, from the same era; it's an overproduced spectacle, ill-fitting for an artist founded on minimalism and nuance, with too many musicians and backup singers, and an act that seems desperate to graduate from avant-garde to pop star status.

But this rendition of Langue D' Amour, my favorite cut from the Mister Heartbreak album, is done nicely, with little more than minimoog, fairlight and oberheim keyboards accompanying Anderson's take on the creation myth. Nice stuff.

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