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Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes / Under the Pink (reissues)

Extremely welcome reissues of two of Amos’s classic ‘90s albums, which, over 20 years on from their original releases, have lost none of their ability to challenge, enlighten, and empower.

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The Best Tori Amos Non-Album Tracks

Consistently sitting on a bounty of album-worthy material without record-homes to call their own, Tori Amos has worked overtime to help turn the notion of a b-side on its head. As part of its Performer Spotlight on the artist, PopMatters takes a closer look at a small but varied selection of some of her best non-LP offerings.

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26 Feb 2012 // 10:00 PM

Sinéad O’Connor: A Mea Culpa

Sinéad's never going to play the game or be someone who has finally "learned her lesson", so forget it. Here’s someone whose career was derailed for being blasphemous. Well, as it turns out, she was right. It’s time to offer our apologies.

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Leaning on the Everlasting Arms: Tori Amos Goes Hunting

Tori Amos talks with PopMatters about her newest CD Night of Hunters, where she goes back to her classical roots and gets back on the piano bench for a dark odyssey that will both give you the chills and break your heart.

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The 10 Best Tori Amos Songs of All Time

On the eve of her 12th studio album Night of Hunters, we take a trip through her Amos' catalogue to discern her 10 best tracks. To like Tori is to LOVE Tori -- even if you hate what she’s become.

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Charlotte Martin: Dancing on Needles

Charlotte Martin can wail like a banshee in the stratosphere, but she never sacrifices musical clarity or pop propulsion.

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David Byrne and Fatboy Slim: Here Lies Love

It's not often that a purely musical work can make us see a historical figure in a new light, but Here Lies Love is a fascinating exception.

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Tori Amos: 13 August 2009 - New York

Who better to review Tori Amos’ latest live show than a “crazy” Tori fan? Resident Toriphile Mazur sees Amos again, examines the fan culture he has been a part of for years, and hangs with the artist pre-show in the Rockette’s dressing room.

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Tori’s live show is where she has always been truly on fire and here Amos gives a solo mini-concert with three of her newest

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Abnormally Attracted to Sin: Tori Amos Talks with PopMatters

On the eve of the release of her tenth album, Amos chatted about collaborating with rock Gods and Goddesses, how bootlegs could potentially cause divorce, and why a gal sometimes just needs a good wig to add an extra element of surprise to both her marriage and her live show.

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Tori Amos: Abnormally Attracted to Sin

You might be surprised, the way a little sin can pull you back in.

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1 May 2009 // 5:20 AM

Tori Amos’ new album Abnormally Attracted to Sin releases 19 May and Amos is now offering a free track (“Maybe California”) via her website. Oh, and

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The Lioness and the Wildebeests: Tori Amos on Going Independent

Finally free from her major-label shackles, Tori Amos reflects on what went wrong during her major-label career, what she plans to do next, and how it feels becoming a comic book icon.

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12 Nov 2007 // 12:00 AM

Tori Amos

In part two of Matt Mazur's epic tour portrait, the author analyzes Tori Amos' most complex character: "Tori Amos".

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9 Nov 2007 // 12:00 AM

Tori Amos

In piece one of a two-part series, PopMatters' Matt Mazur recounts a recent run-in with Tori Amos, analyzing her adventurous stage show and her many, many new personalities.

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In a Posse’s Strength: An Interview with Tori Amos

The artist splits personae, splits her vote, and defends her shoes. Tori Amos talks to PopMatters about this and more.

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29 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Tori Amos: American Doll Posse

American Doll Posse is a record that wants to know why we are at war, and what we are going to do to clean up our mess.

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Coming Soon: Tori Amos, A Collection of Collections

Tori Amos is a fascinating person and she will always be, among other things, the classically trained pianist who rebelled against her preacher father; sought inspiration from witch doctors and their drugs; made zany, unmediated statements in interviews; and proved that pianos are as liberating as guitars.

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Tori Amos: A Piano: The Collection [Rhino - $74.98 - 5 CDs] For the Tori freak in everyone’s family, Rhino has just released A Piano: The

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Tori Amos: Fade to Red: Tori Amos Video Collection [DVD]

In an era when entertainment was taking over as the principle medium for the communication of ideas, it would not be a stretch to say that Amos was among the leaders of the last (but presumably not final) wave of feminism.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

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"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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