Songs (Regina Spektor album)

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Studio album by Regina Spektor
Released 2002
Recorded December 25, 2001
Studio Antenna Studios, New York City
Genre Anti-folk
Length 49:26
Label self-released
Producer Joe Mendelson, Regina Spektor
Regina Spektor chronology
Soviet Kitsch
(2004)Soviet Kitsch2004

Songs is the second album by singer-songwriter Regina Spektor. The album was recorded in its entirety on Christmas Day of 2001; all songs were recorded in one take. Copies of the self-released album were sold at Spektor's early live shows. The album is still sold at shows, and is available for purchase periodically at the independent CD retailer

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Regina Spektor.

No. Title Length
1. "Samson" 3:54
2. "Oedipus" 4:50
3. "Prisoners" 3:03
4. "Reading Time with Pickle" 5:33
5. "Consequence of Sounds" 5:09
6. "Daniel Cowman" 4:51
7. "Bon Idée" 4:10
8. "Aching to Pupate" 2:13
9. "Lounge" 3:34
10. "Lacrimosa" 5:14
11. "Lulliby" 2:27
12. "Ne Me Quitte Pas" 4:38



Songs, recorded on December 25, 2001. Times Square was cold, quiet, abandoned. Joe Mendelson and I were going to archive a list of songs. We recorded seventeen—here are twelve of them. When you are listening to this little disk, try to think that you are in on a secret...

Engineered, mastered, and made possible, by the talented and generous Joe Mendelson, Antenna Studios, NYC. Making this session into a CD inspired by David Poe. So many thanks to the above individuals, and also to everyone good... © Regina Spektor 2002[1]