Ballad of a Politician / Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Original Artist/Show: Regina Spektor / “A Tale of Two Cities”

Performance Time: 3 min 32 sec

Instrumentation: Soprano Sax, Alto Sax 1/2, Tenor Sax 1/2, Bari Sax, Trumpet 1/2/3/4, Trombone 1/2/3, Piano, 2 Synths, Guitar, Bass, Drums

Voicing: SATB



This arrangement opens with an a capella “bumper” of Regina Spektor’s “Ballad of a Politician,” before moving into “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” featuring a female soloist.  This dark, powerful opener is sure to be a crowd pleaser.  First performed by Franklin Community High School “Heritage Singers” in 2017.