Suzanne Vega “Luka” Single (1987)
Details: Suzanne Vega 1987 single featuring Luka b/w Night Vision (Solitude Standing-era). Sleeve is in decent shape but Night Vision (B-Side) has noticeable scuff marks.
Description: “Luka" is a song written and recorded by Suzanne Vega, released as a single in 1987. It remains her highest-charting hit in the United States, reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Worldwide, the song charted the highest in Sweden, peaking at No. 2, and reached the top 10 in Austria, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. Shawn Colvin sings background vocals on the record.
"Luka" earned Vega nominations at the 1988 Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Vega also recorded a Spanish-language version of the song, included on the single release.
American alternative rock band The Lemonheads covered the song on their 1989 album Lick.
Grade: VG+ (Sleeve) / VG (Record)
TRACK LISTING SIDE A:
TRACK LISTING SIDE B:
B1. Night Vision