Suzanne Vega on self-releasing through her own label

Paul Williams

Like so many other artists of her generation Suzanne Vega has had to adjust to a new reality. First at A&M and then Blue Note, she spent more than two decades as part of a traditional record company structure where budgets seemed endless and she thrived with global hits such as Luka and Tom’s Diner.

But then the decline came. Her albums started charting lower and after 18 years she was dropped by A&M, only to suffer the same fate ...

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