Suzanne Vega performs in the Current studio

Singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega.
Singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega. (Image courtesy of Suzanne Vega)
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The native New Yorker uses New York City as the backdrop for her latest offering Beauty & Crime, her first studio album in six years. It is also her debut release on Blue Note Records and for fans that have grown up with Suzanne, it's a revealing look into her evolution as a singer and songwriter.

Suzanne stopped by The Current studio before her Varsity Theatre gig for an intimate chat and performance with Steve Seel.

Songs performed: "Frank and Ava," "New York is a Woman," and "Luka."


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