Days of Open Hand

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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Suzanne Vega is a beautiful example of an artist excelling despite her limitations. While the singer-songwriter doesn't have much of a voice, she has no problem being incredibly expressive. Subtlety is the quality that defines Days of Open Hand, an album every bit as compelling as the superb Solitude Standing. Vega doesn't need to shout or preach in order to get her points across. On "Men in a War," the folk-pop-rock explorer examines the plight of disabled veterans without expressing the type of anger that Bruce Cockburn would when addressing such a subject. Restrained and understated, treasures like "Those Whole Girls Run in Grace," "Rusted Pipe" and "Room Off the ...
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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Suzanne Vega is a beautiful example of an artist excelling despite her limitations. While the singer-songwriter doesn't have much of a voice, she has no problem being incredibly expressive. Subtlety is the quality that defines Days of Open Hand, an album every bit as compelling as the superb Solitude Standing. Vega doesn't need to shout or preach in order to get her points across. On "Men in a War," the folk-pop-rock explorer examines the plight of disabled veterans without expressing the type of anger that Bruce Cockburn would when addressing such a subject. Restrained and understated, treasures like "Those Whole Girls Run in Grace," "Rusted Pipe" and "Room Off the Street" and the unsettling "Institution Green" show that for all their delicacy, Vega's songs can be quite meaty and give listeners a great deal to think about.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/6/1990
  • Label: A&M
  • UPC: 075021529328
  • Catalog Number: 5293

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Suzanne Vega Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Hand Clapping, fairlight
Shawn Colvin Background Vocals
Glen Velez Drums
Al Brown Viola
Michael Blair Percussion, Cymbals, Drums, Bass Drums, Marimbas, Tambourine, Shaker, Whip, Chinese Drums
Barry Finclair Violin
Hearn Gadbois Dumbek
Hae Young Ham Violin
Richard Horowitz Ney
Percy Jones Fretless Bass Guitar
Maria Kitsopoulos Cello
John Linnell Accordion
Sandra Park Violin
Anton Sanko Synthesizer, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Hammond Organ, Classical Guitar, fairlight, tiple
Erik Sanko Fretless Bass Guitar
Marc Shulman Guitar, Electric Guitar, E-bow, tiple
Frank Vilardi Percussion, Cymbals, Drums, Snare Drums
Michael Visceglia Bass, Fretless Bass Guitar, 5-string Bass
Rebecca Young Viola
Frederick Zlotkin Cello
Tim Baker Violin
Technical Credits
Philip Glass String Arrangements
Suzanne Vega Producer, Art Direction
Geoff Keehn Engineer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Patrick McCarthy Engineer
Kurt Munkasci Contributor, String Sessions Supervision
Anton Sanko Producer, Contributor, drum programming, Sequential Circuits
Frank Vilardi Contributor
Michael Visceglia Contributor
Jeffrey Gold Art Direction
Len Peltier Art Direction
George Holz Artwork
Geof Kern Cover Design
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