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Suzanne Vega

Born 11 July 1959.
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Suzanne Vega joins Sara Cox

Suzanne Vega joins Sara to look back at her success in the 80's.

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Biography

Suzanne Nadine Vega (born July 11, 1959) is an American songwriter and singer known for her eclectic folk-inspired music.

Two of Vega's songs (both from her second album Solitude Standing, 1987) reached the top 10 of various international chart listings: "Luka" and "Tom's Diner". The latter was originally an a cappella version on Vega's album, which was then remade in 1990 as a dance track produced by the British dance production team DNA.

Vega has released eight studio albums to date, the latest of which is Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles, released in 2014.

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Labels

  • Founded Amanuensis Productions

Personal Relationships

BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Beauty And Crime

    Beauty And Crime 2007

    Reviewed by Tim Nelson
    This is not quite the paean to Vega’s New York past that we might have hoped for.
  2. Review of Retrospective: The Best Of

    Retrospective: The Best Of 2003

    Reviewed by Lucy Davies
    She shows love, loneliness and overall goodness in her timeless songs.
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