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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #180 on: June 06, 2009, 09:18:32 am »
I heard she has a new album WOOT!

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Re: Regina Spektor - Laughing With [New Single]
« Reply #181 on: June 20, 2009, 08:40:03 am »
http://rapidshare.com/files/230757124/regina_spektor_-_Laughing_With.mp3.html

Thanks for the MP3 Martin, but in case any peeps here haven't yet seen the official video for Laughing With, its here;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rov3pV9PsRI

Seriously eye-catching video that features an Escheresque b/g with a twist on Regina's paper frame animations  :o


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« Last Edit: June 20, 2009, 08:42:18 am by NESSAussie »

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #182 on: June 21, 2009, 01:16:07 am »
The album is pretty good.

I love, love, LOVE "Dance Anthem of the 80s". <3

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #183 on: June 21, 2009, 10:38:45 am »
yes, friends, it's out in 2 days, but you can stream on npr now!

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=105518205
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« Reply #184 on: June 24, 2009, 09:11:24 pm »
its kinda ironic that i actually came to know about regina through another nessaholic on the o- board(shmaaany)...

and then vanessa recommends her...ha...
OI really got into her when V recommended her. I remember very clearly. I looooooooove Far! "Eet" is my current theme song.

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #185 on: June 25, 2009, 09:49:24 am »
The more I listen to it, the more I love it.

Favourites:

- The Calculation (infectious chorus)
- Eet
- Blue Lips
- Folding Chair
- Laughing With
- Human Of The Year
- Genius Next Door
- Dance Anthem Of The 80s

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #186 on: June 28, 2009, 08:45:35 pm »
I am really loving this album. My favorites are Eet and One More Time With Feeling. The only one I don't care for is Human of the Year. It just bores me.

But I'm having trouble figuring out what she's talking about in "Man Of A Thousand Faces" and "Genius Next Door." Any interpretations?
I waste the days away
Waiting on a new age
But time betrays me
And I get older one more year

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #187 on: June 29, 2009, 05:04:26 am »
I think "Genius Next Door" touches on suicide...dunno if the song is purely based on that. Need to have a few more listens, but she sings "if you just hold in your breath 'til you come back up again" ... I also think she's being sarcastic a little by calling him a genius because he doesn't sound like one at all ... But that part could be wrong as I haven't listened to it much.

 

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #188 on: June 29, 2009, 05:30:39 am »
Yeah, I get the impression that he was a bit of a loner and although he WAS a bit of a genius, she contradicts that by calling him foolish and stupid for what he did (committed suicide). So the lake is a place where all the kids swim, hang out, have sex in, etc. He goes in there to experience a different kind of orgasm - death. He takes his clothes off and drowns himself. He hopes his death will make him get noticed, but no one really gives a shit (she talks about the neighbours starting their cars & going to work, the kids waking up with hangovers, bin men emptying the bins which hold his clothes, etc - just carrying on with their lives, basically) and so it was all for nothing, pretty much.

Dunno if that helps or if it's right, but that's what I got from it.

I love it.

"Carbon Monoxide" is similar kind of...she talks about a couple who make a suicide pact.
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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #189 on: July 14, 2009, 06:00:52 pm »


I finally got hold of a copy, but after registering at a bunch of sites offering pay-for-dl via Paypal that also required a
credit card as a back-up to the e-cheque used for the transactions, I had to resort to the link by Kupalski above  :P

Really loving Two Birds & Folding Chair. Dance anthem of the 80's such a great comment on dating in that period  :-* :-*

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #190 on: July 18, 2009, 10:54:12 am »
"Two Birds" and "One More Time With Feeling" have grown on me a lot.

I LOVEEE "Machine" <3 I get the impression that what with all the technology we have (and is still to come), we aren't heading towards a better future?

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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #191 on: June 07, 2011, 07:10:20 pm »
sooooooooooo I just discovered her this am while driving to work and my ben folds pandora radio played you don't know me featuring her. So I shazamed it, got home and looked up regina. her music is good! This topic is worth a bump! Samson is beautifully written. I love it!
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Re: Regina Spektor
« Reply #192 on: May 31, 2012, 06:11:13 am »
Has anyone heard her latest album, "What We Saw From Cheap Seats?" It's pretty awesome. I personally like 'How,' 'Jessica,' and 'Firewood.'

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