Close-Up Vol. 2, People and Places is the forthcoming studio album release by New York-based singer/songwriter and musician Suzanne Vega. The album consists of re-recordings of songs from Vega's back catalogue with stripped-down arrangements that highlight her lyrics and melodies.
TrackList 01. Luka 3:13 02. Zephyr & I 3:09 03. NY Is A Woman 2:59 04. In Liverpool 4:49 05. Calypso 3:45 06. Fat Man & Dancing Girl 2:17 07. The Queen & The Soldier 5:02 08. Rock In This Pocket (Song Of David) 3:40 09. Angel's Doorway 2:53 10. Ironbound/Fancy Poultry 5:01 11. Neighborhood Girls 3:32 12. Tom's Diner 4:33 13. The Man Who Played God 3:07
Product Description 1985, singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega released her stunning self-titled debut album. 25 years and 7 million albums sold later, Suzanne is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant songwriters of her generation. Now Suzanne is reinterpreting a majority of her catalogue in a close and personal manner creating four thematic albums that will be released over 2010-2011. Vol.2 People & Places comes out October 12th, and features some of Suzanne s biggest hits and most beloved songs, in an intimate way never before heard. Vol.2 features new acoustic recordings of Luka, Tom s Diner, Queen and the Soldier and a new song written with Mark Linkous and Dangermouse, The Man Who Played God