Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega will be interviewed by Phil Johnson in the WBCR studio on Across the Borderline this Sunday between 2 and 3 p.m. This edition of Across the Borderline is completely dedicated to Vega’s music.
Since her first self-titled album in 1985, Suzanne Vega has been recognized as a highly original, innovative songwriter performing her own songs. She is known for her striking, poetic lyrics and the variety of subjects her songs portray.
From the beginning her albums have featured songs that became distinctive singles. “Small Blue Thing” and “Marlene on the Wall” from her first album. “Tom’s Diner” and “Luka” from her album “Solitude
Standing.” Since then, “Left of Center,” “Tired of Sleeping,”
“Men in a War,” “Blood Makes Noise,” “99.9 Degrees F,”
“Book of Dreams,” “When Heroes Go Down,” “No Cheap Thrill,”
and the list goes on.
Early in her career, Vega was invited by composer Philip Glass to write the lyrics for two of his compositions in “Songs for Liquid Days.” Vega’s song “Woman on the Tier” was featured in the soundtrack of the film “Dead Man Walking.” Her career continues to be a rich and
Suzanne Vega will be performing at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center this Sunday, September 16 at 7 p.m., singing selections from her newly released album “Beauty and Crime.”
→ Posted on Sat. September 15th, 2007 by biotic.