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Like Amos, Spektor is a conservatory-trained pianist.

It's why the piano-playing singer-songwriter is often given labels such as the "Kooky Queen", and is compared to Tori Amos, another ivory-bashing eccentric. There are more than 15 years between the two women but the common ground is easy enough to map.

She's wearing a dress which, if it isn't already the national costume of some obscure European principality, deserves to be.

And she's telling me about her school days in New Jersey as an immigrant Russian scholarship kid in a Jewish "yeshiva", or religious college.

"I felt I was just going to always live in a world of drones who only cared about their new pair of sneakers," she says.