On Beauty & Crime, Suzanne Vega’s Blue Note Records debut, the Manhattan native uses New York City as the backdrop for a collection of eleven new songs that juxtapose acoustic guitar-driven melodies with coolly synthesized beats; intensely personal lyrics with compelling, short story-like narratives; images of today’s scarred cityscape with memories of Vega’s old Upper West Side ‘hood and Lower East Side haunts. [Read More]
Beauty & Crime will be released June 5th internationally and July 17th in North America. This is Suzanne’s seventh album and it will be her debut on Blue Note Records.
“Beauty & Crime is the deepest, most satisfying album in a career that’s stretched 20 years.”
– Washington Post
“[This] funky pop-folk collection proves that Vega is as original, gritty and gorgeous as ever.”
“[Beauty & Crime] may be the best of Vega’s seven studio albums.”
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