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About Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor Регина Спектор (born 18 February 1980) is a Soviet-born American singer-songwriter and pianist.

Born: February 18th, 1980

Categories: Living people, Pianists, Folk singers, Jazz singers, Guitarists

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No one laughs at God when the cops knock on their door And they say "We've got some bad news, sir." 
No one's laughing at God when there's a famine, fire or flood But God can be funny At a cocktail party when listening to a good God-themed joke Or when the crazies say He hates us And they get so red in the head you think they're 'bout to choke God can be funny When told he'll give you money if you just pray the right way And when presented like a genie who does magic like Houdini Or grants wishes like Jiminy Cricket and Santa Claus God can be so hilarious...
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They'll name a city after us And later say it's all our fault…
No one laughs at God in a hospital, No one laughs at God in a war, No one's laughing at God when they're starving or freezing or so very poor...
It's like forgetting the words to your favorite song You can't believe it; you were always singing along It was so easy and the words so sweet You can't remember; you try to move your feet.
This is how it works — You're young until you're not You love until you don't You try until you can't You laugh until you cry You cry until you laugh And everyone must breathe Until their dying breath.
Two birds on a wire One tries to fly away And the other watches him close from that wire He says he wants to as well But he is a liar
No, this is how it works — You peer inside yourself You take the things you like And try to love the things you took And then you take that love you made And stick it into some Someone else's heart Pumping someone else's blood And walking arm in arm You hope it don't get harmed But even if it does You'll just do it all again.
Try it again, breathing's just a rhythm
No one's laughing at God — We're all laughing with God.
Power to the people We don't want it We want pleasure And the TVs try to rape us And I guess that they're succeeding And we're going to these meetings But we're not doing any meeting And we're trying to be faithful, but we're Cheating, cheating, cheating
Water, salt, cucumbers, garlic and
Pickle jars are just pickle jars, and pickles are just pickles.
He was perfect except for the fact that he was an engineer And mothers prefer doctors And lawyers Yet despite this imperfection He was clean-looking and respectable-looking And you'll never find a mother Who doesn't appreciate a natural man
Living in your pre-war apartment Soon to be your post-war apartment
Thirty-two's still a goddamn number Thirty-two's still counts Gonna make it count
The flowers you gave me are rotting And still I refuse to throw them away
On the radio We heard November Rain That solo's awful long But it's a good refrain
Leaves become most beautiful when they're about to die When they're about to fall from trees When they're about to dry
I'm the king's thirty-second son There's thirty-one others just like me There's thirty-one others on the way There's thirty-one others after that...
Love is the answer to a question I have forgotten, but I know I've been asked. And the answer has got to be love.
A man destined to hang Can never drown, A man destined to hang Can never ever drown. A man destined to drown Can never burn...
A man destined to fry Can never ever ever die... In any other way but frying. Lucky that I'm dying By hanging and not drowning.
I've got a perfect body But sometimes I forget I've got a perfect body, because my eyelashes catch my sweat Yes they do, they do.
Imagine you go away On a business trip one day And when you come back home Your children have grown And you never made your wife moan
Pavlov's Daughter, woke up in the morning, hear the bell ring, and something deep inside of her, makes her want to salivate, so she lays there drooling on her pillow...
On the day that Daniel Cowman stopped existing The world should have ended right then and there At precisely four-fifteen when he stopped existing The world should have ended How could it go on?
How could it go on when I don't exist? I don't exist... So now that we've got that straight Doesn't mean that I can fly Doesn't mean I that I can go do whatever I want.
People are just people They shouldn't make you nervous The world is everlasting, it's coming and it's going If you don't toss your plastic The streets won't be so plastic And if you kiss somebody then both of you get practice
I never loved nobody fully Always one foot on the ground And by protecting my heart truly I got lost in the sounds I hear in my mind All these voices I hear in my mind all these words I hear in my mind all this music And it breaks my heart It breaks my heart...
The world's got a nosebleed, it said And we're flooding, but we keep on cutting the trees and the forests! And we keep on paying those freaks on the TV Who claim they will save us, but want to enslave us, and Sweating like demons, they scream through our speakers But we leave the sound on 'cause silence is harder, and No one's the killer and no one's the martyr The world that has made us can no longer contain us And prophets are silent and rotting away.

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