Monday, 14 December 2009

Luka - Suzanne Vega

'Luka' was a track on Suzanne Vega's second album 'Solitude standing'. It was released as a single in May 1987. The song was one of the earliest about the subject of child abuse and domestic violence.

The single reached number 23 in the UK singles chart, number 26 in the Dutch Top 40 and number 3 in the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it her biggest hit in the USA. This 10" single features two live track on the B-side, recorded at Piccadilly Theatre in London.

My collection: 10" single [unnumbered]
Found: Record Exchange, London, October 1993
Cost: 2 pounds
Tracks: 'Luka' / 'Straight lines (live)', 'Neighborhood girls (live)'

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