Regina Spektor has composed the original theme song for Orange Is The New Black, a hotly-buzzed new original TV series debuting Thursday July 11 on Netflix. The new track "You've Got Time" is available now from digital online retailers.
From the press release: The hour-long series from creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan stars Taylor Schilling, and is based on the popular memoir of the same name by Piper Kerman.
Said series creator and executive producer Kohan, "I listened to Regina's albums obsessively while writing the series, so I immediately thought of her for our theme song. I love Regina and I'm so grateful she agreed to do it. I had total faith in her and she nailed it. I think she's a genius."
Said Spektor, "When we met in New York, Jenji painted such an exciting and clear picture of the series that I started to hear some ideas right away. Jenji has a way of putting so much humor and heart into her work that by the time I was sent a few episodes I was completely hooked on all the stories. It's a unique and great series - and I'm so glad she invited me to be a part of it!"
The release of Regina Spektor's newest single comes as the New York-based artist prepares to embark on her 2013 Summer Tour of mostly European venues including headline festival appearances at England's Secret Garden Party, Sweden's Stockholm Music and Arts Festival, and Germany's Haldern Pop Festival. Regina will also headline her own concert at historic Caesarea in Israel on August 24.
Regina will record the follow up to 2012's What We Saw From The Cheap Seats (Sire) in 2014.