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Tori Amos
Tori Amos

Background information
Birth name Myra Ellen Amos
Born August 22, 1963
Born place Newton, North Carolina, United States
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Baroque Pop
Piano Rock
Years active 1986—present
Label(s) Epic Records
Atlantic Records
Universal Republic Group
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Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos; August 22, 1963) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. She was at the forefront of a number of female singer-songwriters in the early 1990s and was noteworthy early in her career as one of the few alternative rock performers to use a piano as her primary instrument. Some of her charting singles include "Crucify", "Silent All These Years", "God", "Cornflake Girl", "Caught a Lite Sneeze", "Professional Widow", "Spark", "1000 Oceans", and "A Sorta Fairytale", her most commercially successful single in the U.S. to date.

Midwinter Graces (2009) Abnormally Attracted To Sin (2009) American Doll Posse (2007) The Beekeeper (2005) Welcome To Sunny Florida (2004) A Tori Amos Collection: Tales Of A Librarian (2003) Scarlet's Walk (2002) Strange Little Girls (2001) To Venus And Back (1999) From The Choirgirl Hotel (1998)

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Tori Amos Musical To Debut At National Theatre

January 27, 2011
A musical written by Tori Amos is to debut at the National Theatre, it's been announced. The as-yet-untitled production, which opens in the Lyttelton auditorium in April 2012.  Read more 

Tori Amos Cries On Stage At London Jazz Cafe

December 3, 2009
Tori Amos shed a tear on stage at an ultra-intimate London show last night (December 2nd). The 46-year-old singer was playing a one-off free gig at the Jazz Café in Camden when the emotion clearly got too much.  Read more 

Tori Amos Announces Ultra-Intimate London Show

November 10, 2009
Tori Amos has announced details of an ultra-intimate free gig in London next month. The singer will play a stripped back show of just herself and her piano at the Jazz Cafe in Camden on December 2.  Read more 

Tori Amos Unveils Christmas Album Artwork, Track-Listing

October 8, 2009
Tori Amos has unveiled details of her very first seasonal album 'Midwinter Graces'. The flame-haired singer recorded the album of traditional carols and her own compositions in Cornwall with long time collaborators Matt Chamberlain on drums, Jon Evans on bass, and Mac Aladdin on guitars.  Read more 

Tori Amos: Lady GaGa's Success Won't Last

August 27, 2009
Tori Amos believes that Lady GaGa's success won't last and she'll never achieve the kind of iconic status enjoyed by artists like Neil Young. The 46-year-old believes that GaGa is the perfect tonic for the difficult global climate but that's about all.  Read more 

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