Suzanne Vega Best of - Tried & True [Import]

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CD Details

  • Released: September 28, 1998
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Polygram Int'l


  • 1.Luka
  • 2.Tom's Diner - (remix)
  • 3.Marlene on the Wall
  • 4.Caramel
  • 5.99.9f
  • 6.Small Blue Thing
  • 7.Blood Makes Noise
  • 8.Left of Center
  • 9.In Liverpool
  • 10.Gypsy
  • 11.Book of Dreams
  • 12.No Cheap Thrill
  • 13.World Before Columbus
  • 14.When Heroes Go Down
  • 15.Queen & Soldier
  • 16.Book & Cover
  • 17.Rosemary

Product Description:

TRIED AND TRUE is a best of collection of songs by New York City singer songwriter Suzanne Vega featuring "Luka," "Tom's Diner" and "Marlene On The Wall."
This excellent overview of Vega's career contains all the hits and a fair sampling from each of her five albums, though Days of Open Hand receives a cold shoulder (only "Book of Dreams" represents it here), being a critical and personal failure. The CD as a whole shows that while Vega has stayed fairly consistent as a songwriter, her growth has been marked in the collaborations with various producers, from the spare, simplistic sound stages of Steve Addabbo and Lenny Kaye to the lush metallurgy of Mitchell Froom and Tchad Blake. The collection also features that bane of fans, the exclusive track, necessitating purchasing the CD when one owns all the other material. However, these two new songs -- "Book & a Cover" and "Rosemary" -- are quality entries in Vega's songbook, and once again feature the production skills of Froom and Blake. ~ Ted Mills

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Product Info

  • UPC: 731454094528
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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