|Tour by Tori Amos|
|Associated album||Gold Dust|
|Start date||October 1, 2012|
|End date||October 15, 2012|
|No. of shows||5 in Europe |
2 in North America
7 in total
|Tori Amos concert chronology|
The Gold Dust Orchestral Tour was a concert tour by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos in support of her compilation album Gold Dust . She was supported by the Metropole Orchestra in Europe,and by a String Octet from the Juilliard School in North America. Both North America dates were professionally recorded, with the New York City concert being streamed live by NPR Music and the Norfolk concert becoming part of the Infinity Hall Live TV series
|October 1, 2012||Rotterdam||Netherlands||De Doelen|
|October 2, 2012||Brussels||Belgium||Bozar|
|October 3, 2012||London||United Kingdom||Royal Albert Hall|
|October 5, 2012||New York City||United States||(Le) Poisson Rouge|
|October 8, 2012||Norfolk||Infinity Hall|
|October 13, 2012||Warsaw||Poland||Sala Kongresowa|
|October 15, 2012||Berlin||Germany||Berliner Philharmonie|
Tori Amos is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. She is a classically trained musician with a mezzo-soprano vocal range. Having already begun composing instrumental pieces on piano, Amos won a full scholarship to the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University at the age of five, the youngest person ever to have been admitted. She was expelled at the age of 11 for what Rolling Stone described as "musical insubordination". Amos was the lead singer of the short-lived 1980s pop group Y Kant Tori Read before achieving her breakthrough as a solo artist in the early 1990s. Her songs focus on a broad range of topics, including sexuality, feminism, politics and religion.
"Professional Widow" is a 1996 song written by singer-songwriter Tori Amos. It is a harpsichord-driven rock dirge and was included on her 1996 album Boys for Pele. The eponymous "professional widow" is widely rumoured to be Courtney Love, widow of Kurt Cobain, whom Trent Reznor blames for the destruction of the friendship between himself and Amos. In 1999, Reznor's band Nine Inch Nails released a single called "Starfuckers, Inc.", with "Starfucker" being a word that appears in "Professional Widow".
From the Choirgirl Hotel is the fourth studio album by American singer and songwriter Tori Amos, released on May 5, 1998. A departure from her previous albums, it was more a heavily produced project featuring a full rock band sound. The album debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 and number 6 in the UK. While falling short of the number 2 debut for her previous album, Boys for Pele (1996), From the Choirgirl Hotel is Amos's strongest debut to date in US sales, selling 153,000 copies in the first week. As of 2008 it has sold 778,000 copies in US. In 1999, Amos received two Grammy nominations: Alternative Music Performance, and Female Rock Vocal Performance for "Raspberry Swirl".
Scarlet's Walk is the seventh studio album released by Tori Amos. The 18-track concept album details the cross-country travels of Scarlet, a character loosely based on Amos, as well as the concept of America post-September 11, 2001. The album was the first released by Amos on Epic Records after her split with former label Atlantic Records. After a period of trouble with her last label, Amos proved her fan base was still with her when the album debuted at number 7 in the US, selling 107,000 copies in its first week, and reaching RIAA Gold status about a month after its release.
Under the Pink is the second studio album by singer-songwriter Tori Amos. Upon its release in January 1994, the album debuted at #1 on the UK Albums Chart on the back of the hit single "Cornflake Girl", and peaked at #12 in the US.
Welcome to Sunny Florida is the name of a DVD and CD set released by singer-songwriter Tori Amos in 2004. The set features a live concert performance by Amos from her 2002 "Scarlet's Walk" tour, in support of her album by the same name. It was recorded live at Sound Advice Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Florida. The DVD also features photographs and other exclusive material including a full-length interview with Amos. The title is a sarcastic reference to the fact that on September 4, 2003 there was a rainstorm.
"Hey Jupiter" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos. It was the fourth single from her album Boys for Pele and was her first EP since Crucify in 1992. Hey Jupiter features a remixed version of "Hey Jupiter" followed by four live tracks recorded during her Dew Drop Inn Tour of 1996. The song is also featured on the double-A CD singles released in the UK and Australia.
Little Earthquakes is the debut solo album of singer-songwriter Tori Amos, featuring the singles "Silent All These Years", "China", "Winter" and "Crucify". The album was first released in the UK on January 6, 1992.
Night of Hunters is the twelfth solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos, released on September 20, 2011, in the United States through Deutsche Grammophon. It is a concept album that Amos has described as "a 21st century song cycle inspired by classical music themes spanning over 400 years." She pays tribute to classical composers such as Alkan, Bach, Chopin, Debussy, Granados, Satie and Schubert, taking inspiration from their original compositions to create new, independent songs. Regarding the album's concept, she has described it as the exploration of "the hunter and the hunted and how both exist within us" through the story of "a woman who finds herself in the dying embers of a relationship."
The Night of Hunters Tour was the eleventh world concert tour by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos in support of her twelfth studio album Night of Hunters. During the tour Amos was supported by the Apollon Musagète Quartett, making this her first tour with a string quartet. As well as playing select songs from Night of Hunters, Amos played various songs from her back catalogue rearranged by her longtime collaborator, John Philip Shenale, to accommodate the string quartet.
Gold Dust is the thirteenth solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos, released on October 1, 2012 by Deutsche Grammophon and Mercury Classics. The album is produced by Amos with arrangements by long-time collaborator John Philip Shenale. Inspired by and following in a similar vein as Amos's previous effort, the classical music album Night of Hunters (2011), Gold Dust features some of her previously released alternative rock and baroque pop songs re-worked in an orchestral setting. The material for Gold Dust, consisting of songs selected by Amos spanning her entire catalogue from Little Earthquakes (1992) through Midwinter Graces (2009), was recorded with the Metropole Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley.
"Flavor" is a song written and recorded by Tori Amos, originally appearing on her album Abnormally Attracted to Sin (2009) as a down-tempo song, and later released as the lead single from her album Gold Dust (2012) which features classical rearrangements of selected songs from her oeuvre. Amos stated she felt the song was overlooked on its original album and had to be re-worked and noticed on Gold Dust.
Unrepentant Geraldines is the fourteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter and pianist Tori Amos. The album, available on standard CD/digital download, a limited edition CD+DVD, and two disc vinyl LP, was released in Germany on May 9, 2014 by Mercury Classics and May 13, 2014 in the United States by Mercury Classics/Universal Mercury Classics. Unrepentant Geraldines is Amos' eighth studio album to debut in the top 10 of the Billboard 200.
The American Doll Posse World Tour is the ninth world concert tour by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos to support her album American Doll Posse.
The Original Sinsuality Tour is the eighth concert tour by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos, undertaken during the summer of 2005 in support of her album The Beekeeper. The tour featured Amos playing solo concerts in Europe, North-America and Australia. The complete recordings of six concerts have since been released as The Original Bootlegs. The tour was noted for prominently featuring cover versions of other artists' songs. Amos would play new covers at every concert, most of them suggested by fans.
"Concertina" is a song written and performed by American singer/songwriter Tori Amos, released as the fourth and last single from her 1999 album To Venus and Back. The commercial CD single was released in February 2000.
The On Scarlet's Walk Tour was a concert tour by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos to support her album Scarlet's Walk.
The Strange Little Tour was a concert tour by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos to support her album Strange Little Girls. She toured solo and played a Bösendorfer piano, a Fender Rhodes electric piano and a vintage Wurlitzer.
To Dallas and Back was a short United States-only concert tour by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos to support her album To Venus and Back.
The Unrepentant Geraldines Tour was a concert tour by American singer-songwriter, Tori Amos, to support her fourteenth studio album, Unrepentant Geraldines. The tour featured Amos in solo concert playing in Europe, South Africa, North America and Australia.