Regina Spektor spoke about her new album, ‘Remember Us to Life’ and how motherhood had impacted her music in an interview for CBS This Morning Saturday Sessions. She also performed three songs from the album; ‘Bleeding Heart,’ ‘Older and Taller,’ and ‘Black and White.’
It’s been four years since the 36-year-old Grammy-nominated Soviet Union-born singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist released an album; that was 2012’s ‘What We Saw from the Cheap Seats.’ She originally rose to fame with her4 2004 debut, ‘Soviet Kitsch’ and, of late is known to many for her 2013 hit, ‘You’ve Got Time,'[ which became the theme song for the Netflix series, ‘Orange Is the New Black.’
Now ‘Remember Us to Life’ has arrived with critical acclaim. a href=”http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/review-regina-spektor-remember-us-to-life-w442035″ target=”_blank”>Rolling Stone said of it is “full of brilliant songcraft per usual, performs a similar balancing act between the familiar and the far-out.”
In an interview with CBS News’ Anthony Mason, she opened up about how becoming a mother for the first time has impacted her songwriting process and her new music. “After the baby was born I was more sleep deprived, absolutely awestruck and somehow with that least a mount of time I was able to do the most work I have done in years.”
Elaborating, she said she “actually got really organized” and added, “I’m gong to go and make art with no expectations. It got fun.”
You can see the full video of Regina Spektor’s interview plus the performances ‘Bleeding Heart,’ ‘Older and Taller,’ and ‘Black and White’ below.