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Regina Spektor – “Laughing With” [Official Music Video]


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Regina Spektor – “Laughing With
(Official Music Video)

“Laughing With”

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God
When they’re starving or freezing or so very poor

No one laughs at God
When the doctor calls after some routine tests
No one’s laughing at God
When it’s gotten real late
And their kid’s not back from the party yet

No one laughs at God
When their airplane start to uncontrollably shake
No one’s laughing at God
When they see the one they love, hand in hand with someone else
And they hope that they’re mistaken

No one laughs at God
When the cops knock on their door
And they say we got some bad news, sir
No one’s laughing at God
When there’s a famine or fire or flood

But God can be funny
At a cocktail party when listening to a good God-themed joke, or
Or when the crazies say He hates us
And they get so red in the head you think they’re ‘bout to choke
God can be funny,
When told he’ll give you money if you just pray the right way
And when presented like a genie who does magic like Houdini
Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus
God can be so hilarious
Ha ha
Ha ha

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God
When they’ve lost all they’ve got
And they don’t know what for

No one laughs at God on the day they realize
That the last sight they’ll ever see is a pair of hateful eyes
No one’s laughing at God when they’re saying their goodbyes
But God can be funny
At a cocktail party when listening to a good God-themed joke, or
Or when the crazies say He hates us
And they get so red in the head you think they’re ‘bout to choke
God can be funny,
When told he’ll give you money if you just pray the right way
And when presented like a genie who does magic like Houdini
Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus
God can be so hilarious

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one laughing at God in hospital
No one’s laughing at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God
when they’re starving or freezing or so very poor

No one’s laughing at God
No one’s laughing at God
No one’s laughing at God
We’re all laughing with God

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Regina Spektor – “Samson” [OFFICIAL VIDEO] and lyrics


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Regina Spektor – “Samson” [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Regina Spektor “Samson” Directed by Peter Sluszka

REGINA SPEKTOR  – Samson

You are my sweetest downfall

I loved you first, I loved you first

Beneath the sheets of paper lies my truth

I have to go, I have to go

Your hair was long when we first met

Samson went back to bed
Not much hair left on his head
He ate a slice of wonder bread and went right back to bed
And history books forgot about us and the bible didn’t mention us
And the bible didn’t mention us, not even once

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first, I loved you first
Beneath the stars came fallin’ on our heads
But they’re just old light, they’re just old light
Your hair was long when we first met

Samson came to my bed
Told me that my hair was red
Told me I was beautiful and came into my bed
Oh I cut his hair myself one night
A pair of dull scissors in the yellow light
And he told me that I’d done alright
And kissed me ’til the mornin’ light, the mornin’ light
And he kissed me ’til the mornin’ light

Samson went back to bed
Not much hair left on his head
Ate a slice of wonderbread and went right back to bed
Oh, we couldn’t bring the columns down
Yeah we couldn’t destroy a single one
And history books forgot about us
And the bible didn’t mention us, not even once

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first
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myStory: Regina Spektor


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Russian-born Jewish singer-songwriter Regina Spektor reflects on her immigration to New York in 1989–from the fantasies she and her cousin had about moving to the tropics to the realities of adjusting to life in the Bronx, where their new Jewish community became an extension of her family.

Regina came to the United States through HIAS, an organization that rescues, resettles, and reunites vulnerable refugees. Her interview is part of HIAS’ myStory project; view more videos at http://www.myStory.hias.org.

500 Days of Summer – Full Album Soundtrack


Published on Jun 18, 2013

I do not own anything for this one.
Alright, I love this movie so much. And the soundtrack is amazing, absolutely made for this movie. Here are the artists and the songs :
0:001:38 : A Story of Boy Meets Girl
1:386:24 : Us – Regina Spektor
6:2810:25 : There is a light that never goes out – The Smiths
10:2912:35 : Bad Kids – Black Lips
12:3714:24 : Please, please, please, let me get what I want – The Smiths
14:2921:23 :There goes the fear – Doves
21:2524:24 :You make my dreams come true – Hall Oates
24:2928:28 : Sweet disposition – The Temper Trap
28:3130:50 : Quelqu’un qui m’a dit – Carla Bruni
31:0033:37 : Mushaboom – Feist
33:4037:28 :Hero – Regina Spektor
37:3138:47 :Bookends – Simon & Garfunkel
38:50 41:56 : Vagabond – Wolfmother
41:5745:19 : She’s got you high – Mumm’ra
45:27 48:37 : Here comes your man – Meagan Smith
48:4450:50:Please, please, please, let me get what I want – She & Him
50:5551:50 Here comes your man – Joseph Gordon Levitt
51:5354:19 Sugar Town – Zooey Deshanel
54:21 – The End : At Last – Kevin Michael

 

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Regina Spektor You’ve Got Time lyrics video ( Orange Is The New Black ) (Spector….Gotta love her)


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Regina Spektor You’ve Got Time lyrics video ( Orange Is The New Black )

The animals, the animals
Trapped, trapped, trapped ’till the cage is full
The cage is full
Stay awake
In the dark, count mistakes
The light was off but now it’s on
Searching the ground for a bitter song
The sun is out, the day is new
And everyone is waiting, waiting on you
And you’ve got time
And you’ve got time

Think of all the roads
Think of all their crossings
Taking steps is easy
Standing still is hard
Remember all their faces
Remember all their voices
Everything is different
The second time around

The animals, the animals
Trapped, trapped, trapped ’till the cage is full
The cage is full
Stay awake
In the dark, count mistakes
The light was off but now it’s on
Searching the ground for a bitter song
The sun is out, the day is new
And everyone is waiting, waiting on you
And you’ve got time
And you’ve got time

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REGINA SPEKTOR LYRICS “The Sword & The Pen”


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REGINA SPEKTOR LYRICS

“The Sword & The Pen”

Don’t let me get out of this kiss
Don’t let me say what I say
The things that scare us today
what if they happen someday
Don’t let me out of your arms
For now

What if the sword kills the pen
What if the god kills the man
And if he does it with love
Well then it’s death from above
And death from above is still a death

I don’t want to live without you
I don’t want to live without you
I don’t want to live
I don’t want to live
Without you

For those who still can recall
The desperate colors of fall
The sweet caresses of May
Only in poems remain
No one recites them these days
For the shame

So what if nothing is safe
So what if no one is saved
No matter how sweet
No matter how brave
What if each to his own lonely grave

I don’t want to live without you
I don’t want to live without you
I don’t want to live
I don’t want to live
Without you

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Regina Spektor – “Samson” [OFFICIAL VIDEO]



Regina Spektor “Samson” Directed by Peter Sluszka

Regina’s new album ‘What We Saw from the Cheap Seats‘ is available now:
http://smarturl.it/whatwesawitunesyt

For more Regina:
http://Facebook.com/ReginaSpektor 
http://ReginaSpektor.com
http://myspace.com/ReginaSpektor

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Regina Spektor – “Samson” [OFFICIAL VIDEO]



Regina SpektorSamson” Directed by Peter Sluszka

“Samson”

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first, I loved you first
Beneath the sheets of paper lies my truth
I have to go, I have to go
Your hair was long when we first met

Samson went back to bed
Not much hair left on his head
He ate a slice of wonder bread and went right back to bed
And history books forgot about us and the bible didn’t mention us
And the bible didn’t mention us, not even once

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first, I loved you first
Beneath the stars came fallin’ on our heads
But they’re just old light, they’re just old light
Your hair was long when we first met

Samson came to my bed
Told me that my hair was red
Told me I was beautiful and came into my bed
Oh I cut his hair myself one night
A pair of dull scissors in the yellow light
And he told me that I’d done alright
And kissed me ’til the mornin’ light, the mornin’ light
And he kissed me ’til the mornin’ light

Samson went back to bed
Not much hair left on his head
Ate a slice of wonderbread and went right back to bed
Oh, we couldn’t bring the columns down
Yeah we couldn’t destroy a single one
And history books forgot about us
And the bible didn’t mention us, not even once

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first

Regina’s new album ‘What We Saw from the Cheap Seats‘ is available now:
http://smarturl.it/whatwesawitunesyt

For more Regina:
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http://ReginaSpektor.com
http://myspace.com/ReginaSpektor

 

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Regina Spektor – “Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)” Official Music Video


Published on Jun 12, 2012/2,132,381 views

© 2012 WMG “Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)” as heard on Regina‘s album What We Saw from the Cheap Seats is out now:http://smarturl.it/whatwesawitunes

Directed by: Ace Norton
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Regina Spektor: Human, Human of the Year You Are


 

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Fabulous Music: Regina Spektor: Far (Full Album 2009)



Cover of "Far (Special Edition CD/DVD)"

Cover of Far (Special Edition CD/DVD)

Regina Spektor: Far (Full Album 2009)

Blue Lips 0:00
Dance Anthem of the 80’s 3:34
Eet 7:17
Folding Chair 10:18
Genius Next Door 13:53
Human of the Year 19:00
Laughing With 23:08
Machine 26:26
Man of a Thousand Faces 30:21
One More Time With Feeling 33:32
The Calculation 37:33
Two Birds 40:42
Wallet 44:01
“Far” is available on Amazon and iTunes.

  • Regina Spektor
    Singer-songwriter

 

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Regina Spektor – “Samson” [OFFICIAL VIDEO]


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Regina Spektor – “Samson” [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
Regina Spektor “Samson” Directed by Peter Sluszka

Regina’s new album ‘What We Saw from the Cheap Seats’ is available now:
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REGINA SPEKTOR SONG and LYRICS: “CALL THEM BROTHERS”


REGINA SPEKTOR LYRICS

“Call Them Brothers”
(feat. Only Son)

That’s it, it’s split – it won’t recover
Just frame the halves and call them brothers
Find their fathers and their mothers 
If you remember who they are

Over and over they call us their friends
Can’t we find something else to pretend?
Like nobody’s won and we’re safe at the end

In the darkness the film machine’s spinning
So let’s leave it on
We’ll be out in the street 
before anyone knows that we’re gone

That’s it, it’s split, it can’t recover
Just frame the halves and call them a whole
And chip at the bricks and fill up your pockets 
With the pieces of the wall that you stole

The hunt is on, everyone’s chasing
Everyone’s chasing a shot
A shot rings out, nobody wants it
Nobody wants it to stop

That’s it, it’s split, it won’t recover
Just frame the halves and call them brothers
Find your fathers and your mothers
If you remember who they are
If you remember, if you remember,
if you remember who they are

 

 

Regina Spektor – Interview (There is a lot for every ear, in this interview!)



Regina Ilyinichna Spektor (Russian: Реги́нa Ильи́нична Спе́ктор, IPA[rʲɪˈɡʲinə ˈspʲɛktər]/rɨˈnə ˈspɛktər/; born February 18, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Her music is associated with the anti-folk scene centered on New York City‘s East Village.

Regina Spektor
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Regina Spektor playing an electronic piano in 2006
Background information
Native name Regina Ilyinichna Spektor
Born February 18, 1980 (age 33)
MoscowRussian SFSRSoviet Union
Origin New YorkU.S.
Genres Anti-folkindie folkbaroque pop,jazzindie pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocalspianoguitarbass guitar
Years active 2001–present
Labels Sire/Warner Bros. Records
Associated acts Only SonSondre LercheBen FoldsKill KenadaThe Strokes,Dufus
Website http://www.reginaspektor.com
Notable instruments
Steinway & Sons piano
Epiphone Wildkat guitar

Regina Spektor – Samson – The culture Show


REGINA SPEKTOR LYRICS

“Samson”

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first, I loved you first
Beneath the sheets of paper lies my truth
I have to go, I have to go
Your hair was long when we first met

Samson went back to bed
Not much hair left on his head
He ate a slice of wonder bread and went right back to bed
And history books forgot about us and the bible didn’t mention us
And the bible didn’t mention us, not even once

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first, I loved you first
Beneath the stars came fallin’ on our heads
But they’re just old light, they’re just old light
Your hair was long when we first met

Samson came to my bed
Told me that my hair was red
Told me I was beautiful and came into my bed
Oh I cut his hair myself one night
A pair of dull scissors in the yellow light
And he told me that I’d done alright
And kissed me ’til the mornin’ light, the mornin’ light
And he kissed me ’til the mornin’ light

Samson went back to bed
Not much hair left on his head
Ate a slice of wonderbread and went right back to bed
Oh, we couldn’t bring the columns down
Yeah we couldn’t destroy a single one
And history books forgot about us
And the bible didn’t mention us, not even once

You are my sweetest downfall
I loved you first

Regina Spektor – “Laughing With” [Official Music Video]


REGINA SPEKTOR LYRICS

“Laughing With”

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God
When they’re starving or freezing or so very poor

No one laughs at God
When the doctor calls after some routine tests
No one’s laughing at God
When it’s gotten real late
And their kid’s not back from the party yet

No one laughs at God
When their airplane start to uncontrollably shake
No one’s laughing at God
When they see the one they love, hand in hand with someone else
And they hope that they’re mistaken

No one laughs at God
When the cops knock on their door
And they say we got some bad news, sir
No one’s laughing at God
When there’s a famine or fire or flood

But God can be funny
At a cocktail party when listening to a good God-themed joke, or
Or when the crazies say He hates us
And they get so red in the head you think they’re ‘bout to choke
God can be funny,
When told he’ll give you money if you just pray the right way
And when presented like a genie who does magic like Houdini
Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus
God can be so hilarious
Ha ha
Ha ha

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God
When they’ve lost all they’ve got
And they don’t know what for

No one laughs at God on the day they realize
That the last sight they’ll ever see is a pair of hateful eyes
No one’s laughing at God when they’re saying their goodbyes
But God can be funny
At a cocktail party when listening to a good God-themed joke, or
Or when the crazies say He hates us
And they get so red in the head you think they’re ‘bout to choke
God can be funny,
When told he’ll give you money if you just pray the right way
And when presented like a genie who does magic like Houdini
Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus
God can be so hilarious

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one laughing at God in hospital
No one’s laughing at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God when they’re starving or freezing or so very poor

No one’s laughing at God
No one’s laughing at God
No one’s laughing at God
We’re all laughing with God

‘What We Saw from the Cheap Seats’ is available now:http://smarturl.it/whatwesawitunes
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Regina Spektor – “On The Radio” [Official Music Video]



this is how it works
it feels a little worse
and when we drove our hearse
right through that screaming crowd
while laughing up a storm
until we were just bone
until it got so warm
that none of us could sleep

then all the styrofoam
began to melt away
we tried to find some worms
to aid in the decay
but none of them were home
inside their catacomb
a million ancient bees
began to sting our knees

while we were on our knees
praying that disease
would leave the ones we love
and never come again
and on the radio
we heard november rain
the solo’s really long
but it’s a pretty song
we listened to it twice
cause the dj was asleep

this is how it works
you’re young until you’re not
you love until you don’t
you try until you can’t
you laugh until you cry
you cry until you laugh
and everyone must breathe
until their dying breath

this is how it works
you peer inside yourself
you take the things you like
and try to love the things you took
and then you take that love you made
and stick it into some–
someone else’s heart
pumping someone else’s blood

and walking arm in arm
you hope it don’t get harmed
but even if it does
you’ll just do it all again
on the radio
you hear november rain
that solo’s awful long
but it’s a nice refrain
you listen to it twice
cause the dj is asleep
on the radio…

 

Real Love – Regina Spektor – John Lennon cover –


Regina Spektor – Ballad Of A Politician – What We Saw from the Cheap Seats (“this is how it happens, our world under commend”)


Regina Spektor – Ballad Of A Politician – What We Saw from the Cheap Seats

A man inside a room is shaking hands with other men
This is how it happens
Our carefully laid plans

Shake it, shake it baby
Shake your ass out in that street
You’re gonna make us scream someday
You’re gonna make it big

You love so deep, so tender
Your people and your land
You love ’em ’till they can’t recall
Who they are again

Work it, work it baby
Work your way ’round that room
You’re gonna make it big some day
You’re gonna make a boom

But I am
But I am
But I am not a number, not a name

But I am
But I am
But I am a carefully laid plan

Shake what your mama gave you
You know that it won’t last
You’re gonna taste the ground real soon
You’re gonna taste the grass

A man inside a room is shaking hands with other men
This is how it happens
Our world under command

Shake it, shake it baby
Shake your ass out in that street
You’re gonna make us scream someday
You’re gonna make us weak

You’re gonna make us scream someday
You’re gonna make it big

(Read more Here)

Published on May 21, 2012

Ballad Of A Politician is the eighth song from Regina Spektor’s new album, “What We Saw from the Cheap Seats” – May 29, 2012. 
–Track Listing–
1. Small Town Moonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU_YMz…
2. Oh Marcello: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZiZC5…
3. Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi6j48…
4. Firewood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgMutA…
5. Patron Siant: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn7x1K…
6. How: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8H3Lb…
7. Open: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK9jb4…
8. All The Rowboatshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7RTyN…
9. Ballad Of A Politician: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnYDuK…
10. The Party: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzyixV…
11. Jesicca: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FceDSf…
12. Call Them Brothers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho1ShV…
13. The Prayer of François Villon (Molitva):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6Lr8g…
14. Old Jacket (Stariy Pidjak): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ymzfaa…

Full Album Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…

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Regina Spektor performs her song “Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)” in an exclusive recording session live at Electric Lady Studios in New York, NY for The Live Room on The Warner Sound.


Regina Spektor performs her song “Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)” in an exclusive recording session live at Electric Lady Studios in New York, NY for The Live Room on The Warner Sound.

Executive Producer: Phil Botti
Director:  Michael Thelin
Director of Photography:  Mikko Timonen
Mixed by: Brett Eliason
Editor: Steven Pierce
Recording Engineer:  Phil Joly
Captured live at Electric Lady Studios
New York, NY
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Regina Spektor- Ne Me Quitte Pas Lyrics Down in Bowery
They lose their ballads and their lipped-mouths in the night
And stumbling through the street, they say
“Sir, do you got a light?
And if you do then you’re my friend
And if you don’t then you’re my foe
And if you are a deity of any sort then please don’t go”Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ah ah ah
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pasDown in Lexington they walk in new shoes stuck to aging feet
And close their eyes and open
And not recognize the aging street
And think about the things were right
When they were young and veins were tight
And if you are the ghost of Christmas past
Then won’t you stay the night?Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ah ah ah
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ooh ooh ooh
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ah ah ah
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pasDown in Bronxy Bronx
The kids go sledding down snow covered slopes
And frozen noses, frozen toes
The frozen city starts to glow
And yes, they know that it will pass
And yes they know New York will thaw
But if you’re a friend of any sort
Then play along and catch a coldNe me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ah ah ah
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ooh ooh ooh
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ah ah ah
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pasI love Paris in the rain,
I love Paris in the rain
I love, I love, I love in the rain
I love Paris in the rain,
I love Paris in the rain
And I Love I love I love in the rain
I love, I love, I love in the rainDown in Paris they walk fast
That is unless they’re walking slow
And in cafes they look away
That is unless they look right in
And in the gardens I get lost
That is unless I’m getting found
And if you are the ghost of New York City
Then won’t you stick around?Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ah ah ah
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ooh ooh ooh
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pas, ah ah ah
Ne me quitte pas, mon cher
Ne me quitte pasI love Paris in the rain,
I love Paris in the rain
I love, I love, I love in the rain
I love Paris in the rain,
I love Paris in the rain
I love, I love, I love in the rain
And I love, I love, I love in the rain…And I love, I love, I love, in the rain
I love, I love
In the rain, in the rain
Oh I love in the rain
In the rain, in the rainNe me quitte pas
Ne me quitte pas

Ne me quitte pas[Regina Spektor- Ne Me Quitte Pas Lyrics]


 

Who are you Mr President Nigel Farage asks Van Rompuy



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Regina Spektor – Ballad of a Politician – (live at Royal Albert Hall)
02-Jul-2012
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Regina Spektor – Hero


He never ever saw it coming at all
He never ever saw it coming at all
He never ever saw it coming at all

It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right

Hey, open wide here comes original sin
Hey, open wide here comes original sin
Hey, open wide here comes original sin

It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right

No one’s got it all
No one’s got it all
No one’s got it all

Power to the people
We don’t want it
We want pleasure
And the T.V.s try to rape us
And I guess that they’re succeeding
Now we’re going to these meetings
But we’re not doin’ any meetin’
And we’re trying to be faithful
but we’re cheatin’, cheatin’, cheatin’

Hey, open wide here comes original sin
Hey, open wide here comes original sin
Hey, open wide here comes original sin

It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right

No one’s got it all
No one’s got it all
No one’s got it all

Power to the people
We don’t want it
We want pleasure
And the T.V.s try to rape us
And I guess that they’re succeeding
And we’re going to these meetings
But we’re not doin’ any meetin’
And we’re trying to be faithful
but we’re cheatin’, cheatin’, cheatin’

I’m the hero of the story
Don’t need to be saved
I’m the hero of the story
Don’t need to be saved
I’m the hero of the story
Don’t need to be saved
I’m the hero of the story
Don’t need to be saved

It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right
It’s al-right, it’s al-right, it’s al-right

No one’s got it all
No one’s got it all
No one’s got it all

Regina Spektor- Firewood w/ Lyrics


The piano is not firewood yet
They try to remember but still they forget
That the heart beats in threes
Just like a waltz
And nothing can stop you from dancing

Rise from your cold hospital bed
I’ll tell you, you’re not dying
Everyone knows you’re going to live
So you might as well start trying

The piano is not firewood yet
But the cold does get cold
So it soon might be that
I’ll take it apart, call up my friends
And we’ll warm up our hands by the fire

Don’t look so shocked
Don’t judge so harsh
You don’t know
You are only spying
Everyone knows it’s going to hurt
But at least we’ll get hurt trying

The piano is not firewood yet
But a heart can’t be helped
And it gathers regret
Someday you’ll wake up and feel a great pain
And you’ll miss every toy you ever owned

You’ll want to go back
You’ll wish you were small
Nothing can solve your crying
You’ll take the clock off of your wall
And you’ll wish that it was lying

Love what you have and you’ll have more love
You’re not dying
Everyone knows you’re going to love
Though there’s still no cure for crying
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Regina Spektor – Small Town Moon


Regina Spektor – The Party – from “What We Saw from the Cheap Seats” Album


“The Party”

You’re like a party somebody threw me 
You taste like birthday
You look like New Years
You’re like a big parade through town
You leave such a mess but you’re so fun

Tell all the neighbors to start knocking down walls
To grab their guitars and run out to the hall
And we’re coming out right along to sing them my new song

For every place there is a bus
That’ll take you where you must
Start counting all your money and friends before you come back again

For every road we can retrace
For every memory we can’t face
For every name that’s been erased
Let’s have another round
May I propose a little toast?
For all the ones who hurt the most
For all the friends that we have lost

Let’s give them one more round of applause
But you’re like a party somebody threw me
You taste like birthday
You look like New Year
You’re like a big parade through town 
That leaves such a mess but you’re so fun

 

The Party is the tenth song from Regina Spektor‘s new album, “What We Saw from the Cheap Seats” – May 29, 2012.
–Track Listing–
1. Small Town Moonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU_YMzHtjhk
2. Oh Marcello: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZiZC5DaWnY
3. Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi6j48HOLBI
4. Firewood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgMutAOEQ5I
5. Patron Siant: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn7x1KwE_Ho
6. How: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8H3LbxO44k
7. Open: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK9jb4fVBug
8. All The Rowboats: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7RTyNObpaE
9. Ballad Of A Politician: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnYDuKSzQpM
10. The Party: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzyixV-eGRI
11. Jesicca: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FceDSfo8DAo
12. Call Them Brothers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho1ShVDMtx4
13. The Prayer of François Villon (Molitva): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6Lr8ggJWi4
14. Old Jacket (Stariy Pidjak): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmzfaapaPMA

Full Album Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL77EA59C56F2E4A11&feature=view_all

Hot Sheet: Regina Spektor – How / Open – Last Call with Carson Daly


Regina Spektor - How / Open - Last Call with Carson Daly

Regina Spektor – How / Open – Last Call with Carson Daly  (click to access the video)

Call them Brothers – Regina Spektor (on Vimeo.com via PREFIX)


Call them Brothers - Regina Spektor

Call them Brothers – Regina Spektor (click to access the Music Video)

Regina Spektor – On Growing Up A ‘Soviet Kid’ – “To me, the voice is an instrument, just like any other instrument,” Regina Spektor says.”


Regina Spektor - On Growing Up A 'Soviet Kid'

Regina Spektor – On Growing Up A ‘Soviet Kid’

“To me, the voice is an instrument, just like any other instrument,” Regina Spektor says.

August 27, 2012

Regina Spektor plays the piano so loudly, she has to convince piano tuners to adjust the instrument to her liking.

“It gets so loud that the strings reverberate in a certain way,” Spektor says. “And I always want them to work on the voicing and to soften the hammers, and they get kind of argumentative with me — they’re like, ‘You’re not supposed to play this loud.'”

Classically trained from age 6, Spektor knows what she’s doing, though.What We Saw From the Cheap Seats is her sixth solo record, which entered the Billboard charts at No. 3.

Spektor spent the first nine years of her life in the Soviet Union, where she and her family faced discrimination as Jews. “You couldn’t go to synagogue, but we did have little relics of religion passed down here and there,” Spektor tells Fresh Air‘s Terry Gross. At Passover, her grandmother “would make chicken soup with matzo balls, but then we would have bread alongside that because we didn’t know you weren’t supposed to eat bread.”

When the country opened up under perestroika, Spektor left for New York with her parents, knowing no English and feeling like an outsider. For instance, she says she was surprised that her peers didn’t act like World War II had just happened. The 32-year-old says that, in Russia, she grew up in the long shadow of World War II, where everybody was affected by the war. When three of Spektor’s grandmother’s brothers were killed, her grandmother had to hide their death notices. She “would intercept them and sew them into the inside of her coat, because she thought her parents wouldn’t survive the war if they found out.”                               MORE

 

Laughing With Lyrics Regina Spektor

“Laughing With”, the opening single from Regina Spektor’s fifth album, Far, released on Regina’s MySpace on May 8, 2009, and is announced for an official release on May 18

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God
When they’re starving or freezing or so very poor

No one laughs at God when the doctor calls
After some routine tests
No one’s laughing at God
when it’s gotten real late
And their kid’s not back from that party yet

No one laughs at God when their airplane
Starts to uncontrollably shake
No one’s laughing at God
When they see the one they love hand in hand
with someone else and they hope that they’re mistaken
No one laughs at God when the cops knock on their door
And they say “We’ve got some bad new, sir,”
No one’s laughing at God
When there’s a famine, fire or flood

But God can be funny
At a cocktail party while listening to a good God-themed joke or
When the crazies say he hates us
and they get so red in the head
You think that they’re about to choke
God can be funny
When told he’ll give you money if you just pray the right way
And when presented like a genie
Who does magic like Houdini
Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus

God can be so hilarious
Ha ha, ha ha

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
No one’s laughing at God
when they’ve lost all they got
And they don’t know what for

No one laughs at God on the day they realize
that the last sight they’ll ever see is a pair of hateful eyes
No one’s laughing at God
When they’re saying their goodbyes

But God can be funny
At a cocktail party while listening to a good God-themed joke or
When the crazies say he hates us and they get so red in the head
you think that they’re about to choke
God can be funny
When told he’ll give you money if you just pray the right way
And when presented like a genie
Who does magic like Houdini
Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus
God can be so hilarious

No one laughs at God in a hospital
No one laughs at God in a war
(repeat)
No one’s laughing at God in a hospital
No one’s laughing at God in a war

No one’s laughing at God
When they’re starving or freezing or so very poor

No one’s laughing at God
(repeat)
We’re all “laughing with God”

Regina Spektor – Hallelujah [Leonard Cohen Cover] (Live) ‘love is not a victory march’


regina spektorHallelujah [Leonard Cohen Cover] (Live)

Recorded 13th September 2005 Jewish Heritage Festival

Lyrics:

I heard there was a secret chord 
that David played and it pleased the Lord 
but you don’t really care for music do you 
Well it goes like this the fourth the fifth 
the minor fall and the major lift 
the baffled king composing hallelujah 

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah 

Well your faith was strong but you needed proof 
You saw her bathing on the roof 
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you 
She tied you to her kitchen chair 
She broke your throne and she cut your hair 
And from your lips she drew the hallelujah. 

Hallelujah,hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah 

Baby I’ve been here before 
I’ve seen this room and I’ve walked this floor 
You know, I used to live alone before I knew you 
And I’ve seen your flag on the marble arch 
And love is not a victory march 
It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah 

Hallelujah,hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah 

Well there was a time when you let me know 
What’s really going on below 
But now you never show that to me do you 
But remember when I moved in you 
And the Holy dove was moving too 
And every breath we drew was hallelujah 

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah 

Well maybe there’s a God above 
But all I’ve ever learned from love 
Was how to shoot somebody who outdrew you 
And it’s not a cry that you hear at night 
It’s not somebody who’s seen the light 
It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah 

Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah 
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah 
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah 
Hallelujah

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Regina Spektor – How (Studio Version – What We Saw From The Cheap Seats): “WOW!”


 

Songwriters: SPEKTOR, REGINA
How can I forget your love 
How can I never see you again? 
There is a time and place 
For one more sweet embrace 
And there’s a time ooh 
Where it all ohh 
Went wrong 
I guess you know by now 
That we will meet again somehow 

How oh oh 
Oh baby how 
Can I begin again 
How can I try to love someone knew 
Someone who isn’t you 
How can our love be true 
When I’m not ooh I’m not ooh over you 
I guess you know by now 
That we will meet again somehow 
[ Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/r/regina+spektor/how_21012050.html
Time can come and take away the pain 
But I just want my memories to remain 
To hear your voice to see your face 
There’s not one moment I’d erase 
You are a guest here now 

So baby how can I forget your love 
How can I never see you again 
How can I never know 
Why some stay otehrs go 
When I don’t ohhh I don’t want you oooh to go 
I guess I know by now that we will meet again somehow 

Time can come and wash away the pain 
But I just want my mind to stay the same 
To hear your voice 
To see your face 
There’s not one moment I’d erase 
You are a guest here now 

So baby how can I forget your love 
How can I never see you again?

 

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By Popular Demand – Da Capo: Regina Spektor plays “Firewood”


By Popular Demand – Da Capo: Regina Spektor plays “Firewood”

By Popular Demand – Da Capo: Regina Spektor plays “The Piano”: Just in case you did not hear it the first time, This composition, I think deserves a curtain call!

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Regina Spektor’s new album, “What We Saw from the Cheap Seats” – May 29, 2012 Firewood Track No.4


Regina Spektor - What we saw from the cheap seats Album

Regina Spektor – What we saw from the cheap seats  (Album)

Firewood lyrics

The piano is not firewood yet
They try to remember but still they forget
That the heart beats in threes
Just like a waltz
And nothing can stop you from dancing

Rise from your cold hospital bed
You’re not dying
Everyone knows you’re going to live
So you might as well start trying

The piano is not firewood yet
But the cold does get cold
So it soon might be that
I’ll take it apart, call up my friends
And we’ll warm up our hands by the fire

Don’t look so shocked
Don’t judge so harsh
You don’t know
You are only spying
Everyone knows it’s going to hurt
But at least we’ll get hurt trying

The piano is not firewood yet
But a heart can’t be helped
And it gathers regret
Someday you’ll wake up and feel a great pain
And you’ll miss every toy you ever owned

You’ll want to go back
You’ll wish you were small
Nothing can slow the crying
You’ll take the clock off of your wall
And you’ll wish it was lying

Love what you have and you’ll have more love
You’re not dying
Everyone knows you’re going to love
Though there’s still no cure for crying     (from Here)

Firewood is the forth song from Regina Spektor‘s new album, “What We Saw from the Cheap Seats” – May 29, 2012.
–Track Listing–
1. Small Town Moonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU_YMzHtjhk
2. Oh Marcello: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZiZC5DaWnY
3. Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi6j48HOLBI
4. Firewood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgMutAOEQ5I
5. Patron Siant: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn7x1KwE_Ho
6. How: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8H3LbxO44k
7. Open: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK9jb4fVBug
8. All The Rowboats: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7RTyNObpaE
9. Ballad Of A Politician: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnYDuKSzQpM
10. The Party: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzyixV-eGRI
11. Jesicca: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FceDSfo8DAo
12. Call Them Brothers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho1ShVDMtx4
13. The Prayer of François Villon (Molitva): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6Lr8ggJWi4
14. Old Jacket (Stariy Pidjak): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmzfaapaPMA

Full Album Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL77EA59C56F2E4A11&feature=view_all

Regina Spektor
Regina Ilyinichna Spektor is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Her music is associated with the anti-folk scene centered in New York City’s East Village. Wikipedia
Born: February 18, 1980 (age 32), Moscow
Height: 5′ 2″ (1.58 m)
Record labels: Warner Music Group, Sire Records, Warner Bros. Records
 
 
Song Year Album
Ne Me Quitter Pas 2002 Songs
Fidelity 2006 Begin to Hope
The Call 2008 Box Office Hits
Samson 2002 Songs
Us 2004 Soviet Kitsch
Eet 2009 Far
On the Radio 2006 Begin to Hope
How 2012 What We Saw from the Cheap Seats
All the Rowboats 2012 What We Saw from the Cheap Seats
Hero 2006 Begin to Hope
Don’t Leave Me 2012 What We Saw from the Cheap Seats
Laughing With 2009 Far
Better 2006 Begin to Hope
Après Moi 2006 Begin to Hope
Blue Lips 2009 Far

 

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Regina Spektor- The ghost of Coorporate Future



song by Regina Spektor. just the music, not a video.

lyrics::

a man walks out of his apartment
it is raining, he’s got no umbrella
he starts running beneath the awnings
trying to save his suit
trying to dry and to try and to dry
but no good

when he gets to the crowded subway platform
he takes off both of his shoes
he steps right into somebody’s fat loogie
and everyone who sees him says “ewww”
everyone who sees him says “ewww”

but he doesn’t care cause last night he got a visit from
the ghost of corporate future
the ghost said, take off both your shoes
whatever chances you get
especially when they’re wet
he also said

imagine you go away
on a business trip one day
and when you come back home
your children have grown and you never made your wife moan
your children have grown and you never made your wife moan and

people make you nervous
you’d think the world was ending
and everybody’s features have somehow started blending
and everything is plastic
and everyone’s sarcastic
and all your food is frozen, it needs to be defrosted
you’d think the world was ending
you’d think the world was ending
you’d think the world was ending right now
you’d think the world was ending
you’d think the world was ending
you’d think the world was ending right now

well maybe you should just drink a lot less coffee
and never ever watch the ten o’clock news
maybe you should kiss someone nice
or lick a rock, or both

maybe you should cut your own hair
cause that can be so funny
it doesn’t cost any money
and it always grows back,
hair grows even after you’re dead and

people are just people
they shouldn’t make you nervous
the world is everlasting, it’s coming and it’s going
if you don’t toss your plastic
the street won’t be so plastic
and if you kiss somebody then both of you’ll get practice
the world is everlasting
put dirtballs in your pocket
put dirtballs in your pocket and take off both your shoes
cause people are just people
people are just people
people are just people like you
people are just people
people are just people
people are just people like you

the world is everlasting
it’s coming and it’s going
the world is everlasting
it’s coming and it’s going
it’s coming and it’s going