|Birth name||Suzanne Nadine Peck|
|Born||July 11, 1959
Santa Monica, California, United States
|Origin||New York City, United States|
|Genres||Alternative rock, folk rock|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, record producer|
Personal life[change | change source]
On March 17, 1995, Vega married Mitchell Froom, a musician and a record producer. They have a daughter, Ruby Froom (born July 8, 1994). The band Soul Coughing's Ruby Vroom album was named after her. Recently Ruby sang with her mother. Vega and Froom separated in 1998.
Studio albums[change | change source]
|1990||Days of Open Hand1||7||50||74||24||16||-||19|
|1996||Nine Objects of Desire2||43||92||-||-||43||25||23|
|2001||Songs in Red and Gray||100||178||-||-||53||36||47|
|2007||Beauty & Crime3||127||129||-||-||81||52||79|
|2010||Close-Up Vol. 1, Love Songs||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2010||Close-Up Vol. 2, People & Places||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2011||Close-Up Vol. 3, States of Being||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2012||Close-Up Vol. 4, Songs of Family||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
- 1 Days of Open Hand made #2 in Norway albums chart
- 2 Nine Objects of Desire made #20 in Finland, #23 in Switzerland, #39 in Sweden
- 3 Beauty & Crime made #9 in Estonia, #13 in Finland, #37 in Czech Republic, #49 in Poland, #74 in Italy
- Close-Up Vol. 2, People & Places Number 2 Top Purchased Album (Amazon.com) 11th October-13th October
References[change | change source]
- Curtis, Kim (September 28, 2001), "Softer, earthier Vega releases new album", Reading Eagle (Reading Eagle Company), http://news.google.co.uk/newspapers?id=2fghAAAAIBAJ&sjid=rKIFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2114,7530185, retrieved April 30, 2010
- "Suzanne Vega: A Life in Music". Official Community of Suzanne Vega. Archived from the original on 2008-04-19. http://web.archive.org/web/20080419032844/http://www.suzannevega.com/suzanne/biography/detailed.aspx. Retrieved 2008-05-26.
- "Fun Facts Music". Official Community of Suzanne Vega. Archived from the original on 2008-05-15. http://web.archive.org/web/20080515164214/http://www.suzannevega.com/suzanne/funfacts/music.aspx. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
- "Suzanne Vega and Ruby Froom at the City Winery 06-May-2010". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdaRH_fyYA0.
- "Mother & Daughter Vega". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rU3Kd57XnF4.
- "Ruby singing with me tonight.". 2011-01-08. http://twitter.com/suzyv/statuses/23906685160521728.
- "The Official Suzanne Vega website". Suzanne Vega. 2006-05-06. Archived from the original on 2006-05-06. http://web.archive.org/web/20060506193929/http://www.suzannevega.com/. Retrieved 2010-12-22.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 584. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
Other websites[change | change source]