Suzanne is reinterpreting and re-recording her catalog in an acoustic, intimate, and personal manner, and releasing them as 4 new thematic albums over the course of 2010-2011.

With her sultry voice, Suzanne Vega seamlessly joins her poetry and contemporary folk song with a sound that is utterly unique and identifiable to her alone. A pioneer among singer-songwriters, Suzanne has embarked on a project to re-imagine her own songbook in a stripped down and intimate manner. The 4 volumes include

“Love Songs,”

“People, Places & Things,”

“States of Being,”

“Songs of Family”

The first is Suzanne Vega Close-Up, Vol 1, Love Songs.


Welcome to the first volume of the Close-Up Series. These are songs that I have written over the years and now re-recorded. I wanted to give you, the listener, a small sort of gift. These are the songs I consider love songs, although they are also songs of attraction, flirtation, and confrontation.

Thank you for listening,

With love,


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