The Word On... Homeland, Laurie Anderson

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"Anderson's performance pieces can be mind-altering; when they work, they can change the way you see the everyday... It's not an everyday record, but 'Homeland' does draw on the everyday, in new and inventive ways." -

"One of the most riveting and poignant accounts of post-9/11 America pop music has offered to date." -

"Populated by squalls of free jazz, melancholic knots of electronica, uncomfortable pauses and low, distorted vocals. There are still witticisms aplenty, but the overall effect is an air of creeping dread, the perfect soundtrack for a journey into America's night." -

"Teems with the same variety and spirit as the US itself."