Tori Amos Gives The Last Word On Unrepentant Geraldines

 
 
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The Last Word: Tori Amos

CLIP 8:56 | Jun 11, 2014

Tori Amos gives the last word on turning 50, composing her new record Unrepentant Geraldines and her love for fans who let her experiment.

Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos in 1963) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter often heralded as an eccentric genius in all of the best ways. In our recent interview with Tori, she discusses the aspect of turning 50, raising children, composing her new record Unrepentant Geraldines and her love for fans who let her experiment.

A little history on Tori from her Last.fm Artist Profile:

Having already begun composing instrumental pieces on piano, Amos won a full scholarship to the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University, the youngest person ever to have been admitted, at age five. She was expelled at age eleven for, in her own words, insisting on playing by ear and because of her interest in popular rock music.

Amos was at the forefront of a number of female singer-songwriters in the early 1990’s and was noteworthy early in her career as one of the few alternative rock performers to use a piano as her primary instrument. She is known for her emotionally intense songs that cover a wide range of subjects including sexuality, religion and personal tragedy. Some of her charting singles include Crucify, Silent All These Years, Cornflake Girl, Caught a Lite Sneeze, Professional Widow, Spark and A Sorta Fairytale.

Amos has recorded and released several live records, EPs, compilations, bootlegs and 13 studio albums selling million worldwide. Having a history of making eccentric and at times ribald comments during concerts and interviews, she has earned a reputation for being highly idiosyncratic. As a social commentator and sometimes activist, some of the topics she has been most vocal about include feminism, religion, gay rights and sexuality.

Her fan base is one that is die-hard and Unrepentant Geraldines has gathered steam fast on Last.fm. Spiking up over 13k concurrent listeners on release day, the album already holds 246k+ scrobbles and climbing since its May release and the songs are dominating her present charts.

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Tori Amos – “Trouble’s Lament”

 
Trouble's Lament Lyrics
Trouble needs a home girls
Trouble needs a home
She fell out with Satan
Now she's on the run
But I have found her quite straightforward
 

Jun
14
 
Театр Мюзик-Холл, Saint Petersburg…
101 going
 

Jun
15
 
Crocus City Hall, Москва, Russian Federation
180 going
 

Look up more dates from her international tour on her Events Page

Take a trip down memory lane with her prior Last.fm Session

Unrepentant Geraldines is available to stream via Spotify

and is available for purchase via iTunes

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