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The Week In Pop: From The Earliest MP3 To The Latest Britney Spears, A Pop History Of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”

"Tom's Diner" is one of those songs you know even if you don't realize it. Suzanne Vega's signature song -- written about the same NYC…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm

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Suzanne Vega – “We Of Me” Video

Last week, the veteran singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega returned with Lover, Beloved: Songs From An Evening With Carson McCullers, an album composed entirely of songs that…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2016 - 11:09 am


Suzanne Vega – “Annemarie”

Suzanne Vega's upcoming ninth studio album, Lover, Beloved: Songs From An Evening With Carson McCullers, is based on her play about McCullers, the 20th century…
Bruce Hamilton | September 29, 2016 - 11:23 am

Suzanne Vega – “We Of Me”

Five years ago, the eternally cool singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega staged an off-Broadway production about her love of the writer Carson McCullers. And this fall, as…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2016 - 4:21 pm

New Artist-Led, Non-Profit Venue National Sawdust Coming To Williamsburg

The Williamsburg waterfront is getting a new music venue later this year, but this one doesn't seem like it's attempting to fill the void left…
James Rettig | May 9, 2015 - 2:38 pm

Giorgio Moroder – “Tom’s Diner” (Feat. Britney Spears) (Suzanne Vega Cover)

Giorgio Moroder's new album Déjà Vu is his first in 30 years, and it also features a ton of wacky and unexpected high-profile pop star…
Caitlin White | April 24, 2015 - 2:08 pm

Britney Spears Will Cover Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner” On Giorgio Moroder’s Déjà Vu

Giorgio Moroder might be 74, but following a huge guest appearance on Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, he's back in the game with a vengeance.
Caitlin White | April 16, 2015 - 11:18 am

Hear Fall Out Boy Sample Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner” On New Single “Centuries”

Fall Out Boy released a new song today called "Centuries" to start the rollout for their followup to last year's Save Rock And Roll. It's…
James Rettig | September 8, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Hear Suzanne Vega’s New Song That Samples 50 Cent

Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles is Suzanne Vega's first album of new material in seven years. It follows her four-volume Close-Up
Scott Lapatine | February 12, 2014 - 3:07 pm

Stereogum Presents: Suzanne Vega & Dawn Landes, A Benefit For Housing Works

On Sunday, November 14, I'll be presenting my first event for Housing Works, the NYC-based non-profit that has been fighting AIDS and homelessness for twenty…
Scott Lapatine | November 2, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Suzanne Vega & The Roots Do “Tom’s Diner,” AKA The First MP3

Last night, Ms. Vega popped over to 30 Rock with "Caramel," the The Truth About Cats & Dogs hit reworked on her new record Suzanne
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2010 - 2:59 pm

SXSW 2010: Fool’s Gold – “Poseidon” Video (Live At Malverde)

When Stereogum first saw Fool's Gold open for Cat Power a little over a year ago, Amrit noted the LA collective's "love for benga (Kenya-based),…
Scott Lapatine | March 18, 2010 - 11:59 am

New Suzanne Vega – “Gypsy (2010)”

Suzanne Vega, who contributed to Dark Night Of The Soul last May and finds her self-titled debut turning 25 this May, is releasing a four-volume…
Brandon Stosuy | January 25, 2010 - 12:19 pm

Stream Dark Night Of The Soul

Yes, this is the year of Dark Nights (but not that kind, which is very last year). We'd told you about Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse's…
Brandon Stosuy | May 6, 2009 - 10:50 am