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20 Covers Of Radiohead’s “Creep,” Rated

In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there — beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have little to nothing to do with them now, whether they’re off The Bends or even something like “No Surprises.” First and foremost of those, of course, is “Creep,” from their… More »

By: Ryan Leas / November 26, 2014 - 2:37 pm

Watch BBC Kate Bush Documentary Running Up That Hill Feat. St. Vincent, Big Boi, Bat For Lashes

Next week, Kate Bush will perform her first concert in 35 years at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. She last toured in 1979, following the release of Lionheart. BBC 4 has released an hour-long documentary called Running Up That Hill that reflects on Bush’s long and enigmatic career. It features appearances from Peter Gabriel, Elton John, Pink… More »

By: James Rettig / August 23, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Watch Tori Amos Cover Radiohead’s “Creep” In NYC

Tori Amos covered Radiohead’s “Creep” during a show at The Beacon Theater in New York on Wednesday night. The Grammy-nominated singer, who released her fourteenth album Unrepentant Geraldines earlier this year, is no stranger to the band: She previously covered “Karma Police” back in 2005. Watch Amos sing the Radiohead classic below. More »

By: James Rettig / August 17, 2014 - 8:06 pm

Edgy And Dull: 20 Covers Of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” Rated

A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Betwee… More »

By: Ryan Leas / August 6, 2014 - 11:10 am

Tori Amos – “Promise” (Feat. Her Daughter, Natashya) Video

“Promise,” one of the songs on Tori Amos’ new album Unrepentant Geraldines, is a duet with Amos’ 13-year-old daughter Natashya, who, it turns out, can really sing. She also shows up in the song’s brand-new video, which follows Amos’ video for “Trouble’s Lament” as the second one from the album. There’s not much going o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 31, 2014 - 9:04 am

Watch Tori Amos Play “Wild Way” On Conan

We have a couple of decades of evidence that good things happen when you point TV cameras at Tori Amos; witness, for instance, this video of Amos playing “Winter” on The Tonight Show is 1993 and reducing Jay Leno to a stuttering mess. Last night, she did it again, performing entirely solo (just her and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 25, 2014 - 9:54 am

The 10 Best Tori Amos Songs

The early ’90s brought a wealth of change to pop music, and while the spoils of the dynamic shifts may have gone to the flannel-clad misanthropes of Seattle, the longevity and distinction of Tori Amos’ influence is a story almost as unique as her lyrics. Much of the criticism directed at Amos has concerned the… More »

By: Jonathan Dick / June 18, 2014 - 11:12 am

Watch Tori Amos Cover Madonna’s “Frozen” In Amsterdam

Tori Amos is currently on tour in support of her new album Unrepentant Geraldines and at each show, she’s been taking a break from her own material to cover songs by other famous artists. On Thursday’s show at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, she performed a haunting cover of Madonna’s Ray Of Light classic “Frozen.” Watch video of… More »

By: James Rettig / May 31, 2014 - 12:43 pm

Tori Amos – “Trouble’s Lament” Video

A couple of weeks ago, Tori Amos came back to release a new album called Unrepentant Geraldines and to show us that she is still the most Tori Amos person in the entire universe. The single “Trouble’s Lament” is maybe a bit more smooth and cinematic than the stuff she was recording 20 years ago,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 28, 2014 - 5:21 pm

Stream Tori Amos Unrepentant Geraldines

After a five-year break, Tori Amos is back with more intense, beautiful, make-you-uncomfortable vibes; her new album Unrepentant Geraldines is about to arrive. Amos has decades in the game by now, and she is still giving her albums titles that nobody else would even think about. This is inspirational. We’ve already posted her early song… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 8, 2014 - 3:23 pm

Tori Amos – “16 Shades Of Blue”

Tori Amos has a new album called Unrepentant Geraldines coming out next week, and we’ve already posted lead single “Trouble’s Lament” and a live radio rendition of “Selkie.” The third selection to emerge is “16 Shades Of Blue,” a moody bit of electronic piano pop that reminds me how many of the ultra-hip dramatists clogging… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 6, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Hear Tori Amos Play New Song “Selkie” On Soundcheck

Tori Amos is getting ready to release her new album Unrepentant Geraldines and recently performed its delicate, mystical “Selkie” on Soundcheck for WNYC. In traditional Scottish and Irish folklore, selkies are seals that can remove their skin and become human on land. In addition to the Soundcheck audio below, you can watch her entire Rough… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 1, 2014 - 5:09 pm

Tori Amos – “Trouble’s Lament”

It’s been five years since the last “real” Tori Amos album, Abnormally Attracted To Sin, but the singer/pianist is officially back. “Trouble’s Lament” is exactly what we want from Tori: quietly mobile piano and simple guitar figures; a sucrose sound that hints at something more sour. The lyrics tell a story about how trouble seem… More »

By: Sam Behrens / March 28, 2014 - 2:28 pm

Watch Twin Shadow Cover Tori Amos’s “Silent All These Years”

Lately, Twin Shadow main man George Lewis, Jr. has kicked off an online video series called UNDER THE CVRS, in which he posts himself singing other people’s songs. He’s already done 10cc’s “I’m Not In Love” and Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire.” Today, he posted another: A spare and florid take on “Silent All TheseMore »

By: Tom Breihan / September 26, 2013 - 3:05 pm

Hear The Original, Tori Amos-Sampling Version Of Four Tet’s “Unspoken”

Rounds, the third album from the bucolic British producer Four Tet, was his big breakout moment, the album where his fusion of pastoral folk and head-blown inward-looking electronic music found its fullest realization. And it sounds like one person’s complete vision. But with the album’s 10th-anniversary reissue looming, Four Tet recently revealed that it’s not… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 14, 2013 - 9:33 am

Tori Amos – “Flavor” Video

Tori Amos will put out her new album Gold Dust later this year, her follow-up to 2011’s Night Of The Hunters. Recently, she dropped the video for the slowly unfurling single “Flavor,” a visual ode to the richness of the NYC experience. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 31, 2012 - 9:02 am

Little Earthquakes Turns 20

Last year, the eminently lovable hardcore pro-wrestling legend Mick Foley wrote a weirdly fascinating Slate article about how he came to become a Tori Amos superfan. In the piece, Foley writes how a wrestling colleague named Maxx Payne first played Little Earthquakes, Amos’s solo debut and watershed moment, for him in 1993. And he also… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 13, 2012 - 2:11 pm

Win A Tori Amos Limited Edition Diana F+ Camera Box Set

Lomography, the magazine/shop/community dedicated to analog photography, has partnered with legendary songwriter Tori Amos to design a limited edition Diana F+. The F+ is Lomography’s updated take on the classic ’60s medium-format Diana camera; this new TORI version is limited to 2,000 pieces and comes in a Bosendorfer piano inspired die cut box. We’re giving… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 3, 2011 - 12:10 pm

Bonnaroo 2010: Friday In Photos & Videos

We’re live tweeting and shooting everything ‘Roo at stereogum.com/bonnaroo. Here’s the best of Friday… More »

By: Erika / June 12, 2010 - 7:09 pm

David Byrne & Fatboy Slim – “Why Don’t You Love Me?” (Feat. Cyndi Lauper & Tori Amos)

Make this the third take on David Byrne’s highly collaborative bizarro concept album about shoe-loving dictator’s widow Imelda Marcos. Totally normal sentence. A co-credit on the sounds goes to Fatboy Slim, and credits on the vocals are spread among a deep cross-section of female headliners (from St. Vincent and Róisín Murphy to Sharon Jones) and… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 24, 2010 - 1:56 pm
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