She sings the theme to Netflix sensation Orange Is The New Black, and has performed for Barack Obama.
Regina Spektor was born in Moscow on February 18, 1980 before the Soviet Union collapsed.
He’s very funny, discursive and gregarious here, but claims that he’s not much of a talker. When we first started talking, she wanted to know about Regina Spektor. Intelligence and independence in a female voice, lyrically and vocally, is nothing but attractive. Billy Joel’s record is very underrated and unfairly dismissed. We should applaud it and not discourage one of our great 20th century composers to get back to the “Uptown Girl” box and shut up.
He admits that he’s thought about quitting music many times before. I don’t want to shit out something that’s not good. I don’t even drive.”The two patrons across the table to the left are staring. Folds tells them a surprising piece of (fake) news: “We are getting married! ” The waiter brings over a cardboard box with water inside, since Folds joked about wanting boxed water to go. For girls, it doesn’t need to be “F--k you, I’m my own person.
"You see so many rock bands in the studio and it's serious, serious business," the 42-year-old singer-pianist tells Rolling Stone.
"They got the making-of camera up their ass the whole time and they're on the Black Berry the other half of the time.
Her mother taught music, while her father was a violist and photographer.
Regina began learning to play piano at the age of 6, practicing her skill using a Petrof piano given by her grandfather to her mother.
He takes a sip of his scotch and opines, “Anyone sitting with a classical handbook critiquing my record can jump on a dick. If it’s death, that’s the way you want to go out.” Folds orders another scotch and tugs on his blue button-down shirt. I think people learn at the rate they are going to learn. I think she’s a really smart chick, and she’s really talented and bright, too. He’s Royal Academy-trained and probably plays better in all keys.
Insane Clown Posse: You’re not the type to let common decency ruin your good time.
LCD Soundsystem: You’re not the type to let your strong sense of irony ruin your good time.
I don’t want to look like an old f--k on stage, shaking his ass. We are planning the wedding right now,” he says, laughing. He reaches for the check and tells me that he’s going to pay for it. Hear my roar and growl.” What I hear is them being themselves and not having to be overtly feminist.
“I saw your car missing a bumper when you drove by the restaurant; you need the money,” he cackles. When I was at the height of my career with my band, I was driving a Toyota Corolla that was so rusted that the front door came off in my yard. Honestly, a year ago, if you sat down with me and the first thing you asked was about me having been married four times, I would find that question pretty offensive. The first wife I knew since we were both five years old. I want to hear girls sing with their whole voice more.