Suzanne Vega – Brighton Dome

Suzanne Vega is an odd one, and no mistake. Her audience, however, are perhaps odder. The gush of middle class appreciation which met her as she trotted out onto the stage of the Brighton Dome was almost embarrassing. We, the audience, waited as she bowed, adjusted her mic, picked up a black disc and transformed it into a top hat. Jauntily placed on her head, the hat played hommage to Marlene Dietrich, the subject of the first song, Marlene on the Wall. Continue reading