Welcome to the 50th episode of the She Rocks Podcast! It has been amazing to be able to share stories from so many rockin’ women. On this week’s episode Laura B. Whitmore chatted with Suzanne Vega.
Widely regarded as one of the foremost songwriters of her generation, Suzanne Vega released her latest album, ‘An Evening of New York Songs and Stories’, on September 11, 2020 (Amanuensis/Cooking Vinyl). “I recorded these songs at the Café Carlyle in New York City,” Vega says of the album. “It’s a small, exclusive club that has hosted legends from Eartha Kitt to Judy Collins, and is also known to be the place where Jackie Kennedy met Audrey Hepburn. I love it for its bohemian old-world glamour! I included songs that were inspired by New York City or for which New York provided the backdrop, including “Walk on the Wild Side” by my late, great friend, Lou Reed—a song I rarely heard him sing himself.” Here we chat with Suzanne about the project and so much more!