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“Pop music on the radio is boring, so I don't want to be boring,” . beginning with the flirty “Be the One” and finally hitting the jackpot with last. See more. Flirty Ms. Amos Tori Amos, Music Music, Soundtrack, Goddesses, Piano, . Venus era Tori Amos, Her Music, Dark Pop, Dream Pop, Music Bands. To call Unrepentant Geraldines the first real Tori Amos album in five Geraldines bridles and bristles against the constraints of pop music. Yet, it's her nature to take such risks, to flirt with the ponderous or the ridiculous.
The collection also marked her last release of new material for Atlantic. A retrospective collection, Tales of a Librarianwas issued on Atlantic in Librarian compiled notable hits and deep cuts from the first five albums of her solo career, as well as two new tracks and re-recorded B-sides.
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Her eighth studio album, The Beekeeperwas released in Her fifth Top Ten debut, it was later certified gold. The massive five-disc Piano collection arrived inboasting a cornucopia of album cuts, B-sides, unedited and alternate versions, demos, and seven previously unissued tracks. Amos issued the eclectic and hard-rocking American Doll Posse ina sprawling group of songs that found the artist assuming five archetypal personalities, all of whom were based on feminine gods in Greek and Roman mythology.
As she toured in support of the album, Amos released live digital recordings of each concert as part of the Legs and Boots concert series, which grew to encompass 27 albums. Although each release was made available to fans, Amos also released a "best-of" Legs and Boots compilation in Marchcreating its track list from various recordings during the tour.
Meanwhile, she also focused on writing new material during the tour. Those songs would find their way onto her tenth studio album, Abnormally Attracted to Sin. Released in Mayit was the first with Amos ' new label, Universal Republic. It marked her seventh Top Ten debut on the charts. A holiday album, Midwinter Graces, followed closely behind, appearing before the end of and garnering warm reviews.
Afterward, Amos began a period in her career where she delved headlong into the world of classical music. In Septembershe unveiled her 12th album, the classically based song cycle Night of Hunterson Deutsche Grammophon. A conceptual work based on familiar motifs by composers like SatieChopinSchubertand BachAmos ' recording centered on a couple torn apart by life's difficulties and monotonies, and the female protagonist's journey to find wholeness within herself. In addition to featuring her daughter Natashya Hawley and niece Kelsey Dobyns on vocals, Amos also collaborated with the string quartet Apollon Musagetearranger John Philip Shenaleand clarinetist Ernst Ottensamer.
While Night of Hunters only peaked at 24 on the Billboardit helped Amos become the first female artist to simultaneously chart in the Top Ten on the rock, alternative, and classical charts. An instrumental version of the album -- Sin Palabras -- was also released that year. Inspired by her classical foray, Amos ' next move was to re-record some of her older songs, newly arranged by John Philip Shenale with the Metropole Orchestra.
The resulting set, 's Gold Dustappeared almost exactly a year after Night of Hunters ; it debuted at 63 on the Billboard Amos continued her creative exploration in After several years in gestation, the musical The Light Princess -- based on the fairy tale by Scottish fantasy writer George MacDonald and with music and lyrics by Amos -- premiered at the National Theatre in London to wild critical acclaim and was nominated for best musical in the prestigious Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
To a word that maybe you haven't used … it's "Babooshka" and she's turned that into an emotion, that's just how she's able to use a combination of a word and a combination of a melody and the rhythm of that, and it creates a new language.
I just remember pulling aside, I was driving, and I heard it on the radio, in the states — and she didn't really get played a lot in the states, until that song — that really got played — a lot. I remember, I had to pull over, and listen to it, because I'd never heard anything like it. The intention is to tell a story, to create a sonic world for us, a sonic painting, for us to walk into, without having to see her.
She's choosing to transcend that. And that's a very powerful thing to do. And I rode along side Till you lost me there In the open road And I rode along side Till the honey spread For me to break your bread For me to take your word I had to steal it. You could taste heaven perfectly. An angel's face is tricky to wear constantly. Just what God needs: Why do we crucify ourselves?
Got enough guilt to start my own religion. I've got a cat named Easter; he says, 'Will you ever learn? You're just an empty cage, girl, if you kill the bird. I found the secret to life; I'm okay when everything is not okay "Upside Down". God, sometimes you just don't come through. Do you need a woman to look after you?