Suzanne Vega releases ‘Solitude Standing’ featuring ‘Tom’s Diner’ and ‘Luka’ (1987)

Suzanne Vega’s ‘Solitude Standing’ feat. ‘Tom’s Diner’ is her second (and most sold) studio album released on April 1, 1987 by A&M.

Track Listing : 1.Tom’S Diner (Suzanne Vega) – 02:09 . 2.Luka (Suzanne Vega) – 03:52 . 3.Ironbound/Fancy Poultry (Suzanne Vega, Anton Sanko) – 06:19 . 4.In The Eye (Suzanne Vega, Marc Shulman) – 04:16 . 5.Night Vision (Suzanne Vega, Anton Sanko) – 02:47 . 6.Solitude Standing (Suzanne Vega, Michael Visceglia, Anton Sanko, Marc Shulman, Stephen Ferrera) – 04:49 . 7.Calypso (Suzanne Vega) – 04:14 . 8.Language (Suzanne Vega, Michael Visceglia) – 03:57 . 9.Gypsy (Suzanne Vega) – 04:04 . 10.Wooden Horse (Caspar Hauser’S Song) (Suzanne Vega, Michael Visceglia, Anton Sanko, Marc Shulman, Stephen Ferrera) – 05:13 . 11.Tom’S Diner (Reprise) (Suzanne Vega) – 02:40

Musicians : Suzanne Vega – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar . Marc Shulman – Electric Guitars . Stephen Ferrera – Drums, Percussion . Michael Visceglia – Bass Guitar, Synthesizer On (11) . Anton Sanko – Synthesizers, Classical Guitar On (5) . Johnny Gordon – Guitar Solo On (2) . Shawn Colvin – Backing Vocals On (2) . Sue Evans – Percussion On (7), Drums On (9) . Mitch Easter – Rhythm Guitar On (9) . Steve Addabbo – Guitar On (9) . Frank Christian – Electric Guitar On (9)

Production : Produced By Steve Addabbo, Lenny Kaye . Steve Addabbo – Engineer . George Cowan – Assistant Engineer . Marc Desisto – Assistant Engineer . Geoff Keehn – Assistant Engineer . Jeff Lippay – Assistant Engineer . Joe Martin – Assistant Engineer . Mark Mckenna – Assistant Engineer . Dan Nash – Assistant Engineer . Rod O’Brien – Engineer . Shelly Yakus – Mixing . Arthur Zarate – Assistant Engineer

Package : Paula Bullwinkel – Photography . Richard Croft – Photography . Jeffrey Gold – Art Direction, . Melanie Nissen – Art Direction . Matthew Vega – Photography

Recorded 1986–87 At Bearsville Studios, Woodstock, New York; Rpm Sound Studios, New York City.

Released On April 1, 1987 By A&M.

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Additionally, Vega had developed more as a singer without losing the focused intonation that had made her debut — one of many compelling elements which helped make “Luka,” a character song about domestic abuse, a fluke hi […]

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Incidentally, if you want a two-for-one, the diner that Vega was writing about was later home to all the cafe shots in Seinfeld. Secondly, “Luka” is one of the greatest pop songs ever written. Fact. […]

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