Tori Amos - Unrepentant Geraldines - Alt Rock Pop 180 Grm 2LP

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Tori Amos - Unrepentant Geraldines

Label: Mercury Classics
Cat#: 0028948109036
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, 180g
Sticker: "New album. Includes Trouble's Lament. 180 gram double vinyl edition includes download card for full album inside".
Issued with 2 printed inner sleeves.
Country: Europe
Released: 09 May 2014
Genre: Rock, Pop


A1 America
A2 Trouble's Lament
A3 Wild Way
A4 Wedding Day

B1 Weatherman
B2 16 Shades Of Blue
B3 Maids Of Elfen-Mere
B4 Promise

C1 Giant's Rolling Pin
C2 Selkie
C3 Unrepentant Geraldines

D1 Oysters
D2 Rose Dover
D3 Invisible Boy

Now we have Unrepentant Geraldines , an album that triumphantly showcases the Tori of the 90's with a more refined , mature delivery with its complex song structures and beautiful vocals. One of the elements missing from age 50 Tori is the anger and fire of her youth, which is expected. Tori has restrained her anger but remains whimsical and eccentric as always . The title track is pure Tori with a mid-song piano breakdown that is just awesome .

Oysters may be her most beautiful song since Jackie's Strength or Father Lucifer , or at least Ophelia. Invisible Boy is heart-wrenching in its beauty . Even the odd, campy track Giant's Rolling Pin serves as a fun break in the melancholy of the album ;it feels like an old Beatles Tune from Yellow Submarine.

The piano playing on this album is stunning and well thought out . Tori's vocals have not sounded this good since Under The Pink . Tori may not be as wild as she was in the 90's and no longer has an axe to grind , but she is still one of the best artists around

I love how she switches up her voice (hitting those high notes), the melodies, and instrumentation in the songs to add layers and variety. A prime example of this is in the title track, which is one of my favorites on the album. There's a strong and passionate piano riff right in the middle of the song that initially takes you by surprise.

Oysters and Weatherman brought tears to my eyes the first few listens.

Tori Amos - Oysters (Warsaw 2014)

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Tori Amos - Weatherman

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Tori Amos on the making of Unrepentant Geraldines

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Tori Amos - Trouble's Lament

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Condition New
Format 2LP
Label Mercury