Skip to content

Girls Will Be Boys: Laurie Anderson

March 21, 2011

Meet Fenway Bergamot, the male-alter ego of Laurie Anderson. Developing her craft in the 1970s, Laurie experimentation with a voice vocoder or ‘audio drag’, took on a fully-fledged persona with the release of her last album Homeland. Having grown beyond what had originally been dubbed her ‘voice of authority’ and perhaps even the voice of her conscience, Laurie re-interpreted it as a masculine alter-ego, as the voice ‘of a guy who’s selling you an insurance policy you don’t want’.

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: