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Concerts

Regina Spektor, performing live at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, May 31, 2012.

June 23, 2012 The warmly eclectic singer performs old and new songs, recorded live at Le Poisson Rouge.

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August 23, 2010 The songwriter brings thoughtful songs, rhythmic piano and unconventional vocals to Mountain Stage.

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Regina Spektor; credit: Shantel Mitchell

June 13, 2010 Spektor's newest album, 2009's Far, is a superb showcase for her eccentricity and accessibility.

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September 22, 2008 Spektor's tantalizing piano playing and quirky songs have helped make her a pop phenomenon.

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October 3, 2006 Hear the quirky, artfully orchestrated music of Regina Spektor, recorded live in concert.

Studio Sessions

Regina Spektor performs for KCRW.

November 21, 2012 Watch the pianist perform "The Party" for KCRW listeners at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio.

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November 6, 2008 Spektor talks about growing up in the Bronx and performs some of her smart, quirky new music.

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Interviews & Profiles

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

August 27, 2012 Spektor talks about Russia and her new album, What We Saw From the Cheap Seats, with Terry Gross.

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The songs on What We Saw From the Cheap Seats don't come just from the past year but from a span of "10 years or more," Regina Spektor says.

May 24, 2012 Through early live bootlegs, Spektor culled 10 years' worth of songs for her new album.

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Discover Songs

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June 16, 2010 The NPR Music gang examines some of the highlights from this year's Bonnaroo Music Festival.

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The Decemberists

December 15, 2009 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his Top 10 favorite albums of 2009.

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December 7, 2009 All Songs Considered listeners pick the top 25 albums of 2009.

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July 22, 2009 "Eet" finds the Bronx-bred singer pondering the way music can distract listeners from their woes.

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June 18, 2009 Far feels simple on its surface, but the secrets lie just underneath. Hear the full album.

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June 1, 2009 Are you a lyrics person? We ask that question and listen to new CDs by Wilco, Loxsly and more.

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September 26, 2008 Folds finds common ground with Regina Spektor in the raw, personal "You Don't Know Me."

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February 13, 2008 On this edition of All Songs Considered NPR listeners share their favorite love songs.

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December 7, 2006 Count down the year's best CDs as selected by NPR listeners.

December 5, 2006 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen counts down listener picks for the 10 best CDs of 2006, wit...

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June 9, 2006 Regina Spektor's singular songwriting voice spans genres and personas with grace and apparent ease.

May 14, 2006 Bob Boilen speaks with All Things Considered music reviewers Meredith Ochs and Tom Moon about th...

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Reviews

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July 22, 2009 "Eet" finds the Bronx-bred singer pondering the way music can distract listeners from their woes.

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June 18, 2009 Far feels simple on its surface, but the secrets lie just underneath. Hear the full album.

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June 1, 2009 Are you a lyrics person? We ask that question and listen to new CDs by Wilco, Loxsly and more.

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September 26, 2008 Folds finds common ground with Regina Spektor in the raw, personal "You Don't Know Me."

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June 9, 2006 Regina Spektor's singular songwriting voice spans genres and personas with grace and apparent ease.

More Stories

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums of 2012.

December 22, 2012 The albums that sum up our year span genres and borders while making life better all around.

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December 25, 2006 Song of the Day's editor picked over thousands of albums in 2006 before settling on 10 favorites.

Clockwise from upper left: Kishi Bashi, Simone White, Bobby Womack, Aleksa Palladino of Exitmusic, Sinead O'Connor.

June 12, 2012 The All Songs gang discusses surprises, new artists, albums and songs from the first half of 2012.

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Regina Spektor

May 17, 2012 Join us for an evening with the singer-songwriter live at New York's Le Poisson Rouge on May 31.

Regina Spektor (upper left), Kishi Bashi (right) and Mind Spiders (bottom).

February 28, 2012 Hear our latest mix, featuring music from Spektor's upcoming album.

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"All the Rowboats" will appear on Regina Spektor's upcoming album, What We Saw From The Cheap Seats.

February 27, 2012 Spektor's first album since 2009, What We Saw From The Cheap Seats, will come out this spring.

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