SONG OF THE WEEK: "Language is a Virus" by Laurie Anderson (1984)

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As our final song of the year, I've decided to showcase the immortal Laurie Anderson:


This is taken from her 1984 concert film, "Home of the Brave." I don't like this version as much as the one on the album, but there's still some neat stuff going on in there (And yes, that's Adrian Belew on guitar).

So what's the SF connection? The whole song is based around William S. Burrough's story, "Language is a Virus from Outer Space."