Suzanne Vega’s voice is a warm hug on a cold winter’s evening. It wraps around you and holds you, while her lyrics never quite let you forget the chill just outside the window.
This is one of my favorite albums of all time. Singles (the ubiquitous “Tom’s Diner” and “Luka”) aside, it is full of warmly-produced slices of life, full of old New York references and small moments.
Great for when you’re feeling low or lonely and want comfort but not necessarily cheeriness.