NME just listed their “50 Albums Released In 1985 That Still Sound Great Today.” Of course Suzanne’s eponymous debut made the cut:

Suzanne Vega – Suzanne Vega: The folkie singer-songwriter tradition was hopelessly out of fashion when Suzanne Vega came strumming out of Santa Monica, but somehow she cut through. Lead single ‘Marlene On The Wall’ was the hook, a circular melody playing over and over as Dietrich watches our heroine from her poster, her position endlessly unattainable.

See the rest of the list (some excellent albums) here.

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