regina’s got a new video for the bubbly and bilingual “don’t leave me (ne me quitte pas)” featuring her mulling around in a fancy hotel room doing what i’m sure is every-day regina spektor things, like floating down hallways, putting all manner of objects on her head, and hyperventilating. check it out above.
regina brought “small town moon” and an endearing sense of charm to the pre-song interview with stephen. stephen takes note that the name “regina spektor” sounds like a sexy bond-villain. never thought of that. check out the performance above, and the interview after the jump.
boy, abc’s good morning america were sure anxious to hear regina spektor perform new songs from her just released what we saw from the cheap seats. after blasting through a five second interview, regina lays down “don’t leave me (ne me quitte pas)” and “the party” for the early birds of america. check ou the former video above, and the latter after the jump.
it really is a lovely hat. what we saw from the cheap seats is regina spektor’s first new studio album in three years and also one of her riskiest. check out the full lp, due out may 29th, at the npr first listen link below.
regina spektor’s what we saw from the cheap seats is out may 29th, and included in the deluxe edition is this beautiful duet with only son, “call them brothers.” check out the super-8 shot video up above.
for the intense new video for “all the rowboats,” regina spektor teamed with adria petty, who was behind beyonce’s mesmerizing video for “countdown,” and created this crafty, high-velocity, claustrophobic chase clip. check it out above.
if previous single “all the rowboats” was any indication, regina spektor’s sixth lp what we saw from the cheap seats was to be a broody affair. not so, as the light-hearted take on belgian songwriter jacques brel’s “ne me quitte pas” brings us right back into spektor’s wheelhouse of bubbly sweetness. check it out below.
up above is the (darling) official artwork for regina spektor’s may 29th due, 6th lp what we saw from the heap seats, of which we’ve already heard the eerie “all the rowboats.” check out the song below as well as all of ms. spektor’s upcoming tour dates supporting tom petty and the heartbreakers, after the jump.
our first taste of regina spektor lpx6 what we saw from the cheap seats, “all the rowboats” is a bit of a departure for the usually organic spektor. produced by dr. dre and eminem collaborator mike elizondo, the song steams along on a fiery drum track with a unusually ominous regina at the piano’s helm. check it out below.
following up on 2009′s intimate studio album far, regina spektor has announced the title of her new album, slated to drop in may of next year. what we saw from the cheap seats was recorded over the summer in los angeles with producer mike elizondo, best known for his work with dr. dre, eminem, and more recently mastadon’s the hunter.
until then we can look forward to spektor’s work on the upcoming sleeping beauty reimagined broadway musical, beauty.
for her contribution to the upcoming soundtrack boardwalk empire volume 1 – music from the hbo original series, regina spektor falls in line with many a songstress luminary (billie holiday, edith piaf and barbra streisand, just to name a few) in crooning the french jazz number “my man.”
listen to the song at the link below courtesy of ew.com.
it’s not enough that regina spektor is adorable and one of the most unique vocalists out there, but when the woman nails a performance, boy, does she nail it! on fallon, she performed the quirky “dance anthem of the 80s” from her oh so serious album, far, but can also be heard on her newly released live dvd, live in london. best part: watching ms spektor get a kick out of ?uestlove’s guttural yell of “solo!”
the ever charitable regina spektor gets intimate and piano-y with radiohead’s classic ok computer track “no surprises” of which all proceeds go towards doctors without borders to raise funds for victims of the earthquakes of haiti and chile. so please do the generous thing and purchase the track at the itunes link below.