Live at Montreux 1991/1992

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Live at Montreux 1991/1992
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ReleasedSeptember 22, 2008
Recorded Montreux, Switzerland
July 3rd, 1991; July 7th, 1992 [1]
Genre Piano rock
Length90:00
Label Eagle Records (CD)
Eagle Eye Media (DVD)
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(2007)
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Live at Montreux 1991/1992 is a Tori Amos live album and DVD set, released on September 22, 2008 in the United Kingdom and on September 30, 2008 in the United States, featuring two separate performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival early in her career. The first 10-song set was recorded on July 3, 1991 with the second 9-song set recorded one year later on July 7, 1992. [1] The bulk of the set list for each show was taken from Amos' solo debut album Little Earthquakes .

Contents

Eagle Rock Entertainment, a distributor for many releases of Montreux Jazz Festival performances, released the CD and DVD sets over 15 years after these performances were originally recorded.

Track listing

The complete set lists for the 1991 and 1992 performances are available on the DVD and the two-disc European/Latin American CD. The single-disc North American CD release features all but three songs from both performances (the exceptions being "Silent All These Years", "Crucify" and "Happy Phantom" from the 1992 show). The three omitted tracks were made available as a digital download only.

All tracks are written by Tori Amos except where noted.

Disc one (1991)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Silent All These Years" 4:14
2."Precious Things" 4:29
3."China" 5:16
4."Crucify" 5:21
5."Leather" 3:04
6."Song for Eric" 1:19
7."Upside Down" 4:33
8."Happy Phantom" 3:23
9."Winter" 5:28
10."Thank You" Robert Plant, Jimmy Page 3:19
Disc two (1992)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Little Earthquakes" 5:43
2."Crucify" 5:31
3."Silent All These Years" 4:40
4."Precious Things" 4:58
5."Happy Phantom" 3:07
6."Whole Lotta Love"/"Thank You"Page, Plant, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Willie Dixon 3:42
7."Me and a Gun" 4:50
8."Winter" 6:06
9."Smells Like Teen Spirit" Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl 3:11

Personnel

Release history

While audio bootlegs of these two performances have been circulating for many years, [2] this is the first official release for this pair of early Amos performances. The same footage was released on Blu-ray format in both the United Kingdom and the United States in December 2008. It was released on vinyl as a 2xLP in the UK and Europe in 2014, and again in Europe in 2019. [3]

CountryDateLabelFormatCatalogue
number(s)
United Kingdom 22 September 2008 Eagle Records Double CD EDGCD391
Eagle Eye Media DVD EREDV711
1 December 2008 Blu-ray
United States 30 September 2008Eagle RecordsCD/digital download
Eagle Eye MediaDVDEE 39172-9
9 December 2008Blu-ray
Canada 14 October 2008Eagle RecordsCD/digital download
Eagle Eye MediaDVD

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References

  1. 1 2 Tori Amos – Live At Montreux 1991 & 1992, Discogs
  2. Campbell, Paul (1997). Tori Amos Collectibles. Omnibus Press. p. 177. ISBN   0-8256-1578-X.
  3. , Discogs