Spektor’s music has traveled a similar path. A Russian émigré who moved to the States at age 9, her fifth album, What We Saw in the Cheap Seats, is being received as a major step forward. Joni Mitchell is coming up a lot in the reviews; the album’s second song, “Oh, Marcello!,” invites comparison with other greats by interpolating the hook line from the Animals/Nina Simone standard “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” into its chorus.
Streets of Your Town: this week's concerts, with Frankie Rose, Saul Williams, Regina Spektor, and more
Streets of your town is a selection of the week's concert offerings in New York. In this week's lineup, Frankie Rose, Saul Williams, Regina Spektor, and more(1)