Regina Spektor Performs ‘Prisoners’ For ‘Colbert’

By Scott Bernstein Aug 19, 2020 8:52 am PDT

Singer-songwriter Regina Spektor performed her song “Prisoners” on Tuesday’s at-home edition of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Spektor collaborated with tap dancer Caleb Teicher for the version featured on last night’s Colbert.

“When I did my solo piano tour, I revisited some of the older songs. While dreaming up fun things for the Broadway shows I invited Caleb, who is brilliant at using tap as percussion, to check out ‘Prisoners,’” Spektor said. “After the shows, we filmed the song at Roulette in Brooklyn, just to have a memory of that wonderful moment. Little did we know that being alone in a theater and on opposite sides of the stage would be where the world was heading. I await the day we can all dance and perform together- but for now I’m so glad to share this performance during a time I’ve been missing playing music for people.”

Regina Spektor originally released “Prisoners” on her 2002 album, Songs. Spektor and Teicher’s collaboration was filmed in 2019.

Check out the performance from last night’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert below:
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