Everyone who knows me is fully aware of how crazy I am for Regina Spektor. She’s one of the only non-hip-hop artists I plug on TECB regularly. (<— Soon to change.) That said, one of my last posts on Spektor was about how I can’t stand what she did to this track, originally released on 2002′s Songs and now reappearing on her latest What We Saw From the Cheap Seats. My opinion still stands, and, as much as I hate to come up here and be a negative Nancy, especially about the artists I’m passionate about, the video for “Ne Me Quitte Pas” makes the song even less appealing to me. It’s straight bubblegum.
I need less quirk, more Soviet schizo.