publication date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 (part of Winter 2020)

category: Music

clue: This ghostly singer, who drew inspiration from Nick Hornby, has a kitschy appeal for fans in her distant homeland.

explanation: Spektor's song "Fidelity" is based on Hornby's High Fidelity. She sometimes sings in her native Russian, and released the album Soviet Kitsch. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Samir Mehta

trivia: This goo was published on Spektor's 40th birthday.


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