You've Got Time

Album: Single Release Only (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song by singer-songwriter and pianist Regina Spektor was used as the main theme for the American Netflix original comedy-drama series, Orange Is the New Black. The show revolves around the character of New Yorker Piper Chapman, who is sent to a women's federal prison for possessing a suitcase full of drug money that belonged to her drug smuggler former lover. The song was officially released on iTunes on July 9, 2013.
  • The song came about during a meeting between Spektor and the show's creator Jenji Kohan. "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," Spektor recalled.

    She added: "Jenji has a way of putting so much humour 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!"
  • This was nominated for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 2014 Grammy Awards. It was Spektor's first Grammy nomination (Adele's "Skyfall" won).

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