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Suzanne Vega - Zurich, Switzerland 1993

This is Suzanne Vega recorded live in Albisguetli, Zurich, Switzerland on May 18th 1993. Following the concerts broadcast on FM radio, German bootlegger Arriba! released a CD version in 1994 (ARR 94.055) from which this version is sourced. Other version have also been in circulation most notably 100° Fahrenheit in Montreux and Dancing Girls however the audio rip for the Arriba! version appears to be regarded as the best. Suzanne Vega was born July 11, 1959 in Santa Monica, California. Her mother, Pat Vega, is a computer systems analyst of German-Swedish heritage. Her father, Richard Peck, is of Scottish-English-Irish extraction. They divorced soon after her birth. Her stepfather, Ed Vega, also known as Edgardo Vega Yunque, was a writer and teacher from Puerto Rico. When Vega was two and a half, the family moved to New York City. She grew up in Spanish Harlem and the Upper West Side. At the age of nine she began to write poetry; she wrote her first song at age fourteen. Later she att