Home > Artists > Suzanne Vega
Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega

1959 -

Origin: United States

Genres: Folk/Country, Pop

Leading the way for female singers-songwriters in the 1980s, Suzanne Vega gave new resonance to musical narratives, delivering raw tales of city life in a sweet, hushed voice. Inspired by Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan, the aspiring musician began writing songs at age 14, although she attended the High School of Performing Arts to pursue dance. In 1985, three years after graduating with a literature degree, Vega released her self-titled debut, which went platinum in the U.K. and sold more than 200, 000 copies back home. Solitude Standing followed in 1987, featuring the hit singles Luka and Tom's Diner (which gained popularity after being remixed by British electronic group DNA). In 2007, Vega released her first album in six years, Beauty & Crime

SUZANNE VEGA ONLINE
Share:
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE:

Titre

 
SHARE:
  • Suzanne Vega - Concert 2009
  • Suzanne Vega - Interview 2009

To comment on this profile or signal some inaccurate information, send your email to webmestre_jazz@equipespectra.ca.

Artists index

Name of the artist or group

Show artists who appeared in:

Show artists whose musical genre is:


Show artists whose musical instrument is:

Search for artists by country or province:

Link to this video