The book Tori Amos: every album, every songby rock journalist Lisa Toremwill be out in the United States on Friday, Oct. 29, courtesy of Sonic Bond Publishing.
In 1992, Amosan acclaimed singer, pianist and composerachieved fame with the intensely personal record Little Earthquakes, the first of 15 studio albums.
Since then, Amos has performed worldwide, both as a soloist and also accompanied, by a rhythm section, an octet and an orchestra. Her projects have ranged from the musical A Light Princess to the classically inspired Night of Hunters.
Grammy nominations include Best Alternative Album for Under The Pink, Boys for Pele and From The Choirgirl Hotel as well as Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for "Strange Little Girls."
Amos has also published two biographies: Piece by Piece and Resistance, which delve deeply into her songwriting strategies and political perspectives. She has been strongly involved in Native American issues and was the first spokesperson for RAINN, the largest, anti-sexual violence organization in the United States.
This book (which also includes LGBTQ-related elements) provides a track-by-track analysis of those essential recorded works, starting from Tori Amos' late 1980s synth-pop beginnings through 2017's Native Invader.
Torem has interviewed, among others, Ian Anderson, Colin Blunston, Eric Burdon, Dave Brubeck, Dave Davies, Janis ian, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Sarah McLachlan and Suzanne Vega for British and U.S. publications. She currently writes for Pennyblackmusic.
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