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Suzanne VegaRetrospective: The Best Of Suzanne Vega

Label:A&M Records – 980 888-4
Format:
2 x CD, Album, Compilation, Special Edition
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Rock
Style:Folk Rock, Pop Rock, Synth-pop, Indie Rock

Tracklist

1-01Suzanne VegaLuka
Backing VocalsShawn Colvin
Drums, PercussionStephen Ferrera*
Electric GuitarMarc Shulman
Guitar [Guitar Solo]Jon Gordon (4)
Mixed ByShelly Yakus
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
SynthesizerAnton Sanko
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
3:52
1-02DNA Featuring Suzanne VegaTom's Diner
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Remix, Producer [Post Production]DNA
VocalsSuzanne Vega
3:49
1-03Suzanne VegaMarlene On The Wall
BassFrank Gravis
DrumsSue Evans
Electric GuitarJon Gordon (4)
EngineerSteve Addabbo
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
SynthesizerC. P. Roth*
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
3:41
1-04Suzanne VegaCaramel
BassBruce Thomas
ClarinetDon Byron
Drums, PercussionJerry Marotta, Pete Thomas
Electric GuitarSteve Donnelly
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Producer, Keyboards, Arranged By [Horns]Mitchell Froom
Recorded By, Mixed ByTchad Blake
Trumpet [Muted]Dave Douglass*
VocalsSuzanne Vega
2:54
1-05Suzanne Vega99.9F°
BassBruce Thomas
Drums, PercussionJerry Marotta
Electric GuitarDavid Hidalgo
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Producer, KeyboardsMitchell Froom
Recorded By, Mixed By, E-Bow, Electric Guitar [Wah Wah]Tchad Blake
Vocals, Electric GuitarSuzanne Vega
3:15
1-06Suzanne VegaTired Of Sleeping
AccordionJohn Linnell
DrumsFrank Vilardi
Electric GuitarMarc Shulman
Mixed ByHugh Padgham
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Organ [Hammond B3]Anton Sanko
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Backing VocalsSuzanne Vega
4:25
1-07Suzanne VegaSmall Blue Thing
BassPaul Dugan
Electric GuitarJon Gordon (4)
Engineer, Backing VocalsSteve Addabbo
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
PercussionSue Roth (2)
SynthesizerC. P. Roth*
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
3:56
1-08Suzanne VegaBlood Makes Noise
BassBruce Thomas
Drums, PercussionJerry Marotta
Electric GuitarDavid Hidalgo
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Producer, KeyboardsMitchell Froom
Recorded By, Mixed ByTchad Blake
VocalsSuzanne Vega
2:29
1-09Suzanne VegaLeft Of Center
DrumsSue Evans
GuitarJon Gordon (4)
Mixed ByJay Burnett
Music By, VocalsSuzanne Vega
PianoJoe Jackson
3:30
1-10Suzanne Vega(I'll Never Be) Your Maggie May
Acoustic Bass, Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Dulcimer, ZitherGerry Leonard
DrumsJay Bellerose
Engineer, Mixed ByStephen W. Tayler
Harmony VocalsElizabeth Taubman
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Piano, Keyboards, StringsRupert Hine
Producer, Arranged ByRupert Hine
Vocals, Electric Guitar, Harmony VocalsSuzanne Vega
3:48
1-11Suzanne VegaIn Liverpool
BassBruce Thomas
Drums, PercussionJerry Marotta
Electric GuitarDavid Hidalgo, Richard Pleasance
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Producer, KeyboardsMitchell Froom
Recorded By, Mixed By, Electric GuitarTchad Blake
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
4:44
1-12Suzanne VegaGypsy
Co-producerMitch Easter
Drums, PercussionStephen Ferrera*
Electric GuitarFrank Christian
Guitar [Solo]Steve Addabbo
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Rhythm GuitarMitch Easter
SynthesizerAnton Sanko
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
4:03
1-13Suzanne VegaBook Of Dreams
Backing VocalsShawn Colvin
DrumsFrank Vilardi
Electric Guitar, Twelve-String GuitarMarc Shulman
Lyrics By, ProducerAnton Sanko, Suzanne Vega
Mixed ByHugh Padgham
Music By, Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
SynthesizerAnton Sanko
Tambourine, CymbalMichael Blair
3:24
1-14Suzanne VegaNo Cheap Thrill
Clarinet, Bass ClarinetDon Byron
Drums, PercussionJerry Marotta, Pete Thomas
Electric GuitarSteve Donnelly, Tchad Blake
Engineer, Mixed ByTchad Blake
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Producer, KeyboardsMitchell Froom
TrumpetDave Douglass*
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Riff]Suzanne Vega
3:10
1-15Suzanne VegaCalypso
Drums, PercussionStephen Ferrera*
Electric GuitarMarc Shulman
Mixed ByShelly Yakus
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
SynthesizerAnton Sanko
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
4:13
1-16Suzanne VegaWorld Before Columbus
Drums, PercussionPete Thomas
Electric GuitarSteve Donnelly
Engineer, Mixed ByTchad Blake
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Producer, KeyboardsMitchell Froom
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
3:27
1-17Suzanne VegaSolitude Standing
Drums, PercussionStephen Ferrera*
Electric GuitarMarc Shulman
Lyrics By, Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
Mixed ByShelly Yakus
SynthesizerAnton Sanko
4:39
1-18Suzanne VegaPenitent
Drum ProgrammingNick Pugh
Drum Programming, Bass, Piano, Strings, KeyboardsRupert Hine
Electric GuitarGerry Leonard
Engineer, Mixed ByStephen W. Tayler
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Producer, Arranged ByRupert Hine
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
4:18
1-19Suzanne VegaRosemary
BassBruce Thomas
DrumsJerry Marotta
Engineer, Mixed ByTchad Blake
KeyboardsMitchell Froom
Music By, Lyrics BySuzanne Vega
Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
2:44
1-20Suzanne VegaThe Queen And The Soldier (Live)
Music By, Lyrics By, Vocals, Acoustic GuitarSuzanne Vega
5:02
1-21Suzanne VegaWoman On The Tier (I'll See You Through)
Drum [Drum Loop]Pete Thomas
Drums, PercussionJerry Marotta
KeyboardsMitchell Froom
Music By, Lyrics By, VocalsSuzanne Vega
Recorded By, Mixed By, BassTchad Blake
2:27
Bonus CD
2-01Suzanne VegaCaramel / Intro (Live)3:56
2-02Suzanne VegaWidow's Walk (Live)4:52
2-03Suzanne VegaSolitude Standing (Live)4:21
2-04Suzanne VegaBlood Makes Noise (Live)3:18
2-05Suzanne VegaLiverpool (A Short Reading From 'The Passionate Eye') (Live)1:41
2-06Suzanne VegaIn Liverpool (Live)5:29
2-07Suzanne VegaAnniversary (Demo Version)4:37
2-08Suzanne VegaTom's Diner (Original Version)2:09
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Credits

Notes

Track 1-20 recorded live July 26, 1991 at the Paleo Festival, Nyon, Switzerland.
Tracks 2-01 to 2-06 were recorded live @ Luther's Blues in Madison, WI, May 9, 2003.
Track 2-07 demo recorded at Nola Studios, NYC, 2003.
Track 2-08 original version recorded at Bearsville Sound Studios 1987.

Some versions included a Black rectangular hype Sticker with White and Cream text stating:
Featuring the hit singles
"TOM'S DINER" (with DNA)
"LUKA" "99.9 Fo"
"MARLENE ON THE WALL"
and "LEFT OF CENTER"
Plus bonus CD including
previously unreleased
new song
980 888-4

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 02498 08884 5
  • Label Code: LC 00485
  • Other (Serial No. CD1): 493 670-2
  • Other (Serial No. CD2): 980 888-5
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 Variant 1, 2): DISCTRONICS 4936702 01
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1 Variant 1, 2): IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1 Variant 1): IFPI 0423
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1 Variant 2): IFPI 04H6
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 Variant 1, 2): DISCTRONICS 9808885 01
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2 Variant 1, 2): IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2 Variant 1): IFPI 0418
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2 Variant 2): IFPI 04D2
  • ASIN: B00009YOUE

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Retrospective: The Best Of Suzanne Vega (CD, Compilation)A&M Records493 670-2Europe2003
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Retrospective: The Best Of Suzanne Vega (CD, Compilation)A&M Records, Chronicles069 493 670-2US2003
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