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What We Saw From the Cheap Seats review - Regina Spektor

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ALT ANTHEMS Spektor delivers her signature quirky and accented tunes in Cheap Seats

What We Saw From The Cheap Seats

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Regina Spektor
music label:
81633
genre:
Indie Rock

We gave it a B

Alt adorkability got this classically trained pianist to the dance, but it also keeps her from being queen of the pop prom. Two albums removed from her heavy-VH1-rotation hit ”Fidelity,” Spektor still lets her theater-kid id run free, with affected accents (”Oh Marcello”) and self-conscious heavy-breathing tricks (”Open”). Even if she’s not trying to date the quarterback, that doesn’t mean gorgeously ambling vignettes like ”Jessica” need irksome, cred-building quirks. B

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