Annotation

Recorded at Bearsville Sound Studios, Bearsville, NY and RPM Sound Studios, New York.
Additional recording at A&M Recording Studios, Los Angeles, Clinton Recording Studios, New York, Celestial Sound Studio, New York and Carnegie Hill Studios, New York.

Annotation last modified on 2008-02-06 16:01 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Tom’s Diner
5 2:09
2 Luka
4.55 3:52
3 Ironbound / Fancy Poultry
4.5 6:19
4 In the Eye
4 4:16
5 Night Vision
4 2:47
6 Solitude Standing
5 4:49
7 Calypso
4.5 4:14
8 Language
4 3:57
9 Gypsy
4 4:04
10 Wooden Horse (Caspar Hauser’s Song)
4 5:13
11 Tom’s Diner (reprise)
4 2:39

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Sue Evans (track 9)
classical guitar:
Anton Sanko (track 5)
guitar:
Mitch Easter (track 9)
electric guitar:
Frank Christian (singer/songwriter/guitarist) (track 9)
percussion:
Sue Evans (track 7)
additional synthesizer:
Michael Visceglia (track 11)
background vocals:
Shawn Colvin (track 2)
co-producer:
Mitch Easter (track 9)
composer:
Suzanne Vega (track 2)
Suzanne Vega (1978) (tracks 7, 9)
Suzanne Vega (1982) (tracks 1, 11)
Anton Sanko (1986) (track 5)
Marc Shulman (American guitarist) (1986) (track 4)
Suzanne Vega (1986) (tracks 4–5, 8)
Michael Visceglia (1986) (track 8)
Anton Sanko (1986 – 1987) (track 3)
Suzanne Vega (1986 – 1987) (track 3)
Stephen Ferrera (1987) (tracks 6, 10)
Anton Sanko (1987) (tracks 6, 10)
Marc Shulman (American guitarist) (1987) (tracks 6, 10)
Suzanne Vega (1987) (tracks 6, 10)
Michael Visceglia (1987) (tracks 6, 10)
engineer:
Steve Addabbo (tracks 1–11)
Rod O'Brien (tracks 1–11)
lyricist:
Suzanne Vega (tracks 1–10)
mixer:
Shelly Yakus (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Steve Addabbo (tracks 1–11)
Lenny Kaye (tracks 1–11)
solo guitar:
Steve Addabbo (track 9)
Jon Gordon (guitarist, music director, producer, composer) (track 2)
sound engineer:
Robin Danar (tracks 1–11)
vocals:
Suzanne Vega (tracks 1–10)
sampled by:
Dopefiend's Diner by 2Pac (track 1)
has revision:
later parody versions:
My Name Is My Dick (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Aamupalahumppa (track 1)
later translated versions:
Dep De Dö Dep (track 1)
Luka (Spanish version) (track 2)
ルカ (track 2)
recording of:
Calypso (Suzanne Vega song) (track 7)
Gypsy (track 9)
In the Eye (track 4)
Language (track 8)
Luka (track 2)
Night Vision (track 5)
Solitude Standing (track 6)
Tom’s Diner (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
Tom’s Diner (track 11)

Release

acoustic guitar: Suzanne Vega
bass guitar: Michael Visceglia
synthesizer: Anton Sanko
electric guitar: Marc Shulman (American guitarist)
art direction: Jeffrey Gold
Melanie Nissen
engineer: John Gallagher (Singer/bassist for UK NWOBHM band Raven)
executive producer: Ronald K. Fierstein
graphic design: Melanie Nissen
mixer: Shelly Yakus
photography: Paula Bullwinkel
Richard Croft (photographer)
Matthew Vega (photographer)
producer: Steve Addabbo
Lenny Kaye
sound engineer: Robin Danar
ASIN: UK: B000026GZQ [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/958732 [info]