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Left of Center (Suzanne Vega song)

"Left of Center" is a song written by Suzanne Vega and Steve Addabbo[1] which was released as part of the soundtrack to the 1986 film Pretty in Pink. It features Joe Jackson on piano. It was released as a single and reached No. 35 in Australia, No. 28 in Ireland and No. 32 in the United Kingdom.[2]

"Left of Center"
Single by Suzanne Vega
from the album Pretty in Pink (soundtrack)
GenreAlternative rock
Songwriter(s)Suzanne Vega, Steve Addabbo
Suzanne Vega singles chronology
"Marlene on the Wall"
"Left of Center"


  1. ^ Left of Center page from Suzanne Vega's website ( Posted 2010-01-25; retrieved 2013-06-18.
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 584. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.