Tori Amos’ Little Earthquakes’ + ‘Under The Pink’ 2-CD Deluxe Editions Out 4/14 via Rhino, Shares "Take To The Sky" B-Side

Tori Amos’ Little Earthquakes’ + ‘Under The Pink’ 2-CD Deluxe Editions Out 4/14 via Rhino, Shares "Take To The Sky" B-Side

Little Earthquakes & Under The Pink

2-CD Deluxe Editions Featuring Remastered Audio Plus

Special B-Sides, Live Tracks, & Other Rarities 

180-Gram Vinyl Of Original Albums

Released In The US For The First Time!

Available April 14, 2015 From Rhino

Iconic B-Side “Take To The Sky” Out Today

“That voice still startles, moves, and uncovers secrets” – NPR
“Emotionally gripping” – Newsweek
“Ms. Amos said her first album was like a diary; her second, like a painting […] In her songs and her poses, control and abandon strike a fascinating, uneasy truce.” – The New York Times
“Here her voice is a crystal bell with only the ivory guiding her.” – The Los Angeles Times
“Her fiercely personal lyrical candor earned her a face among influential ’90s singer-songwriters …it’s her appreciable mysticism and prodigal chops that carried Amos into something like otherworldliness, and, well, the new millennium.”
The FADER
“..Tori’s still very much the queen of the twisted alt-piano ballad. Now take this as your cue to bow down and genuflect.” – VICE’s Noisey
One of the most successful and influential artists of her generation, Tori Amos is as much a force to be reckoned with today as when she released her first solo album Little Earthquakes over 2 decades ago. Eschewing the trends of the time, the prodigious chanteuse touched millions deeply with her arresting melodies, riveting stage presence and personal & honest lyrics. Today, Amos announces 2-CD deluxe editions of her debut and sophomore solo albums, Little Earthquakes and Under The Pink, each newly re-mastered and paired with an entire disc of rare B-sides and bonus tracks. The b-side from the “Winter” single, “Take To The Sky”, was revealed today and is available to post & share HERE.

Take To The Sky

In the original assembly of Little Earthquakes, difficult choices had to be made to ensure the album’s balance and flow. Fortunately, songs that didn’t make the record itself were able to see the light of day as a copious stream of single
b-sides released in the US and UK for both Little Earthquakes and Under The Pink. Often these tracks were intertwined with album cuts, for example “Pretty Good Year” becomes an extension of “Ode To The Banana King (Part One)” which itself was b-side to “Silent All These Years”. They also showcased Amos’ innate ability to reinvent popular songs, perhaps the most notable being Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” a masterpiece study in understatement.

Now, these rarities and live versions will be available worldwide on April 14 from Rhino. The remastered versions of both original albums will also be released on 180-gram vinyl on the same date, marking the FIRST time both albums will be available on vinyl in the US.

Originally released in 1992 and 1994 respectively, the songs of Little Earthquakes and Under The Pink continue to live and thrive to this day. As Amos tells it, “Little Earthquakes was an acknowledgement of things that I hadn’t looked at in 15 years, in some cases… After you acknowledge something, you tell everybody, and other people say, ‘I know what that’s like, too.’ There’s this energy charge you get, and liberation from doing that.” She continues to find that the audience response to “Silent All These Years” remains deep and immediate nearly a quarter century later, counting it as her most requested song and one that walks with her every day. It will continue to do so as long as she is playing music.

Tori Amos has sold over 12 million albums, has played over a thousand shows and has had multiple Grammy nominations. A pioneer across multiple platforms, she was the first major label artist to offer a single for download, has had her songs turned into graphic novels a successful musical, and has produced pioneering videos throughout her career. She is renowned for her passionate and broad fan-base, her critically and commercially successful tours, and her ever evolving live show. Ms. Amos is also a noted humanitarian and co-founder of RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network), which is the United States’ largest anti-sexual assault organization.

For more information on Tori Amos, contact:
Sarah Avrin, sarah@girlie.com, 212-989-2222 x136
Allie Larson, Allie@girlie.com, 212-989-2222 x104
Jason Elzy, jason.elzy@rhino.com, 818-238-6220
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Little Earthquakes (1992)
Disc 1: Original Album
Crucify
Girl
Silent All These Years
Precious Things
Winter
Happy Phantom
China
Leather
Mother
Tear In Your Hand
Me And A Gun
Little Earthquakes

Bonus Disc 2
Upside Down (from Silent All These Years single)
Thoughts (from Silent All These Years single)
Ode To The Banana King (Part One) (from Silent All These Years single)
Song For Eric (from Silent All These Years single)
The Pool (from Winter single)
Take To The Sky (from Winter single)
Sweet Dreams (from Winter single)
Mary (from Crucify single)
Sugar (from China single)
Flying Dutchman (from China single)
Humpty Dumpty (from China single)
Smells Like Teen Spirit (from Winter single)
Little Earthquakes (Live in Cambridge – Apr 5, 1992) (from Crucify single)
Crucify (Live in Cambridge – Apr 5, 1992) (from Crucify single)
Precious Things (Live in Cambridge – Apr 5, 1992) (from Crucify single)
Mother (Live in Cambridge – Apr 5, 1992) (from Crucify single)
Happy Phantom (Live) (from Silent All These Years single)
Here In My Head (from Crucify single)

Under The Pink (1994)
Disc 1: Original Album
Pretty Good Year
God
Bells For Her
Past The Mission
Baker Baker
The Wrong Band
The Waitress
Cornflake Girl
Icicle
Cloud On My Tongue
Space Dog
Yes, Anastasia

Bonus Disc 2
Sister Janet [from Cornflake Girl single] Honey [from Cornflake Girl single] Daisy Dead Petals [from Cornflake Girl single] Over It [from Cornflake Girl single] Black Swan [from Pretty Good Year single] Home On the Range (with Cherokee Addition) [from Pretty Good Year single] All The Girls Hate Her [from Cornflake Girl single] God (The CJ Bollard Remix) [from God 12”] Here In My Head [live] [from Past the Mission single] Upside Down [live] [from Past the Mission single] Past The Mission [live] [from Past the Mission single] Icicle [live] [from Past the Mission single] Flying Dutchman [live] [from Past the Mission single] Winter [live] [from Past the Mission single] The Waitress [live] [from Past the Mission single]

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Tori Amos’ Little Earthquakes’ + ‘Under The Pink’ 2-CD Deluxe Editions Out 4/14 via Rhino, Shares "Take To The Sky" B-Side