Occult and Masonic Symbolism inRegina Spektor’s “Fidelity” Music Video
The video starts with an overwhelming black-and-white theme, most obvious being thecheckerboard floor, which is typical of thefloor used for the holding of Masonic rituals. Itis cliché for those familiar with theproliferation of such symbolism. The legs arecrossed, rubbing up and down, and therepetition of the lyric “always one foot on theground” might be a reference to the Star Tarotcard, where the bird on the card resembles theibis bird or Thoth of ancient Egypt, later seenas a duck in this video.Now we have Regina, a Russian Jew,clutching onto two pillars. I say pillars becausewe never actually see the swing we assumeshe is sitting on. The Two Pillars of Jachin andBoaz are of course a very important symbol inFreemasonry. There is a usually a third pillarwith the “Eye” above, illuminating. There is ablack horned object to the right. She could besymbolizing Isis appearing between the TwoPillars, with the object above her headsymbolizing Isis’s horned sun disc.Now we have this crazy set, which looks like aMasonic Tracing Board all in itself.Checkerboard floor, illuminated pair of shelves with pairs of objects, four black squares, all in black-and-white. The MadHatter should be popping in for tea at anymoment now. Regina flashes so manyMasonic signs in this video it is hard to keep agood count. Here she hides one behind thecup.