Suzanne Vega: Songs In Red And Gray

Suzanne Vega’s "Songs In Red And Gray" finds the accomplished singer-songwriter reacting to unexpected changes by writing beautifully crafted songs that may be the most emotionally direct of her career. Vega looks at big questions, old memories and small details of her life to fill her songs. Add to that cinematic arrangements and the result is a CD that’s as striking as it is moving.
Songs In Red And Gray
Released: 9/25/2001
Genre: Rock
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Songs In Red And Gray
Suzanne Vega says she wrote most of "Songs In Red And Gray" after a very difficult period.
Soap and Water
The first written for the CD is a snapshot of home and includes her young daughter, Ruby.
Songwriting
Vega says her songs often start as fleeting thoughts; but she fined-tuned these songs at Greenwich Village Songwriter Exchange meetings in Jack Hardy’s apartment.
Beyond Folk Songs
Working with producer Rupert Hines, Vega says she turned her acoustic folks songs into cinematic compositions.
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