Tori Amos and “Night of Hunters”

Throughout the 1990s I was an unabashed Tori Amos fan. The type of fan who went to the midnight release of her 1996 album "Boys for Pele," collected singles, covers, and b-sides, and considered myself lucky to see her on the "Under the Pink" tour.  However, my passion for all things Tori cooled as the millennium turned, and a string of uneven albums convinced me that I wasn't missing out on much. I expected that status quo to remain stable, and my interest in Tori Amos' music to become  primarily an exercise in nostalgia, until I chanced on her newly released album "Night of Hunters." A conceptual album constructed around famous compositions by classical composers, and featuring a narrative a … [Read more...]


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