It seems almost impossible that Tori Amos celebrated the 30th Anniversary of her debut album Little Earthquakes in January this year. It was a game-changer of an album and sounds
“Be like Water,” you tell me. In “Metal Water Wood,” track eight on Tori Amos’s new album Ocean to Ocean (out today via Decca Records), we encounter a conversation Tori
“Trouble’s Lament” opens with acoustic guitar front-and-center, and it isn’t until nearly 30 seconds that any piano is heard. While this may seem to eschew the traditional Tori Amos set up, with piano and vocals as the main attraction, the song soon opens up into a lilting, rollicking Americana affair that would fit perfectly with 2002’s Scarlet’s Walk.
Being tasked with exploring Tori Amos’ discography is like a friend pressuring you to binge watch a show with over five seasons. So if you’ve borrowed your way through all 14 of her albums, here’s a list of 14 songs you may have skipped over, missed completely, or that deserve a closer listen.
On May 13th, Tori Amos is set to release her brand new studio album, Unrepentant Geraldines on Mercury Classics/Universal Music Classics in the US. Unrepentant Geraldines is pop/rock in both content and feel and is a change in pace from Amos’ most recent releases.
Photo Credit: Danielle Levitt Tori Amos re-imagines a personally handpicked collection of songs spanning her entire catalogue with her thirteenth studio album, Gold Dust. Produced by Amos with arrangements by
In this second part of our conversation, we look into Shenale’s history as one of Tori Amos’ closest collaborators. We also look at his involvement with the Night of Hunters world tour, in which he’s rearranged a large number of works from Amos’ catalogue and reinterpreted them for the show.
In Part I of our conversation, we examine the Night of Hunters creation process. Part II focuses on Shenale’s work on the Night of Hunters tour and his background with Amos and their history of working together, including the serendipitous point where he took the helm as her orchestral counterpart.