Suzanne Vega - Suzanne Vega
Track Listing
  1. Cracking
  2. Freeze Tag
  3. Marlene on the Wall
  4. Small Blue Thing
  5. Straight Lines
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  1. Cracking
  2. Freeze Tag
  3. Marlene on the Wall
  4. Small Blue Thing
  5. Straight Lines
  6. Undertow
  7. Some Journey
  8. The Queen and the Soldier
  9. Knight Moves
  10. Neighborhood Girls
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Though early comparisons were made to Joni Mitchell, Suzanne Vega's true antecedents were Janis Ian and Leonard Cohen. Like Ian, she sings with a precise, frequently half-spoken phrasing that gives her lyrics an intensity that seems to suggest an unsteady control consciously held over emotional chaos. Like Cohen, Vega observes the world in poetic metaphor, her cold urban landscapes reflecting a troubled sense of love and loss. The key track is "Small Blue Thing," in which the singer pictures herself as an object "Like a ...

Suzanne Vega 1993, A&M

UPC: 075021507227

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Suzanne Vega 1993, A&M

UPC: 082839507226

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