Reviews // 4 Articles
Ordinary Magic: Suzanne Vega's 'Days of Open Hand'
2 Jun 2014 // 8:14 PM
If Days of Open Hand is an album of dreams, then there's surely the awareness of awakening, a consciousness hovering outside of the songs that is longing to be identified.
Part 4: Heaven 17 to N.W.A. (1981-1988)
18 Jul 2007 // 5:00 PM
Sarcasm, irony, tongue-in-cheek, parody. Thumb your nose at 'em. Flip 'em the finger. Plug in the amp and blast 'em. That oughta kick 'em outta their apathy and get their asses shakin'! And more thoughts on motivational music.
Suzanne Vega: Close Up, Volume One, Love Songs
13 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM
The folk-poet of the 1980s re-records her catalog with acoustic simplicity, thematically organized.
Suzanne Vega: Beauty & Crime
25 Jul 2007 // 5:00 PM
Stories of graffiti artists, famous love affairs, and Edith Wharton: what happens in New York never stays in New York. If the streets could talk, they might sound like Suzanne Vega.