Who Sang Solitaire? Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega Songs in Red and Gray cover art

Some other versions of "Solitaire"
Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Suzanne Vega
release date: 2001-9-25
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic/Pop Rock
length: 2:11
Black on the red and the red on the black.
It's a tic of a tired mind.
Come and sit down, won't you try your luck.
See if you unwind.

Never use your threes and twos.
Follow superstition.
Otherwise you are going to lose.
Compulsion makes you listen.

Take what's wrong, and make it go right.
Weave it like a prayer.
Wonder if you you'll spend the night?
Playing solitaire?

Do it again, when you find you're all done.
Like an idiot savant.
Shuffle up your luck. You see, you almost won.
Now wrestle down what you want.

Jack on the Queen, and the ten on the Jack.
It's a happy repetition.
You and your fate in a kind of check-mate.
And you are your only competition.

Take what's wrong, and make it go right.
Weave it like a prayer.
Wonder if you you'll spend the night?
Playing solitaire?



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Penitent
  • 2 Widow's Walk
  • 3 (I'll Never Be) Your Maggie May
  • 4 It Makes Me Wonder
  • 5 Soap and Water
  • 6 Songs in Red and Gray
  • 7 Last Year's Troubles
  • 8 Priscilla
  • 9 If I Were a Weapon
  • 10 Harbor Song
  • 11 Machine Ballerina
  • 12 Solitaire
  • 13 St. Clare

  • Album Information
    label: A&M Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 606949311124
    script: Latin