Suzanne Nadine Vega is an American singer-songwriter, songwriter and record producer famous for her folk-inspired music. Vega's musical career spans almost 40 years. She gained popularity in the mid-1980s, releasing four singles that hit the UK's Top 40 charts in the 1980s and 1990s, including "Marlene on the Wall", "Left of Center", "Luka" and "No Cheap Thrill". ". "Tom's Diner", originally released as a cappella on Vega's second album, Solitude Standing, was remixed in 1990 as a dance floor by British electronic music duo DNA with Vega as the artist stood out and became a hit in the Top 10 countries. The song was used as a test in the creation of the MP3 format. The song's important role in the development of MP3 compression allowed Vega to receive the title "Mother of MP3". Vega has released nine studio albums to date, the most recent of which is Lover, Beloved: An Evening Song with Carson McCullers, released in 2016
|Born||July 11, 1959, Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Origin||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Genres||Alternative rock, folk rock|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer|
|Labels||Cooking Vinyl, A&M, Blue Note, Amanuensis Productions|
|Associated acts||Joe Jackson, Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse, Jonathan Coulton, Duncan Sheik, Shawn Colvin|
|Website||Suzanne Vega's Official site|
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|Youtube||Suzanne Vega's Youtube|
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Award-winning singer-songwriter whose folk-inspired songs "Luka" and "Tom's Diner" both became international top ten hits.
She studied modern dance at New York's High School of Performing Arts. While at Barnard College, she began performing in Greenwich Village.
She was referenced in Pulp Fiction during a conversation between Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace.
She married Mitchell Froom in 1995 and, after their divorce in 1998, she remarried Paul Mills in 2006.
Part of her song "Tom's Diner" was used in the song "Dopefiend's Diner" by Tupac Shakur.
- Vinyl kitchen artist
- Members of Sōka Gakkai
- Musicians from Santa Monica, California
- Fast folk artist
- American folk rock musician
- American Buddhists
- Blue Note Records artists
- American rock singer
- Former student of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
- Artists from A&M Records
- Feminist musicians
- Alumni of Barnard College
- American folk singer
Latest information about Suzanne Vega updated on June 14 2021.