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Tori Amos: Lyrics

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The official lyric book containing the words to Tori 's released songs. With over 100 songs, a Foreword by Tori herself, and original artwork by Herb Leonhard.
Hardcover, 139 pages
Published December 31st 2001 by Omnibus Press (first published August 1st 2001)
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Stacey
What drew me in as a Tori Amos fan in 1993 with "Little Earthquakes" was the hauntingly beautiful, hauntingly real lyrics. That is what kept me running off to get her CD's at midnight on release days and taking breaks at just the right time at work so I could get the best seats to concerts at [...]. This book was precisely what I wanted, which simply was a place to gather all her lyrics in one convenient spot. The gorgeous, breathtaking illustrations are a crazy, wonderful extra. The best thing ...more
Mary
Jul 09, 2007 Mary rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Tori and Poetry Fans
This book was gifted to me by someone I hardly really know, he came across it packing to move and knows probably one thing about me: I love Tori's music to death and he gave it to me, on a very low day, no less. Its a beautiful book that has nearly every tori song up to 1999(after To Venus And Back was released). I find it most helpful when listening to her B-sides or bootlegs as there are alot of her obscure and lesser known recordings in here, like Daisy Dead Petals, Here.in my head, Sister Ja ...more
Madison Rene'
Feb 25, 2015 Madison Rene' rated it it was amazing
Tori Amos is older than most people of my generation would care to listen to. She actually published this while i was still quite young, buut I grew up listening to my mom sing her songs and this book has the lyrics to all the ones I was too young to understand. Now that I am older, reading what was really being said for all those years, I can't put it down. My annotations even reference pages in a separate notebook for how much of an impact each one leaves.
Sarah
Apr 13, 2009 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Tori Amos fans.
Such a great depiction of her song lyrics through painting/drawings. I love the art and having all the lyrics.
April
Jan 25, 2008 April rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Tori Amos fans
This book contains the beautiful lyrics of Tori Amos' earlier music until Choirgirl Hotel. The artwork inside of the book that accompanies some of the lyrics is so beautiful that it makes me want to begin drawing again. Together, the words and the visuals are incredibly complementary.
Laila
Jun 12, 2007 Laila rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: tori amos fans, poetry readers
This book is a nice collector's item for Tori fans who would like to have a nice book of Tori's song lyrics up through 2001, accompanied by beautiful and creative illustrations. Very nice and useful as a reference, too.
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Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. She is married to English sound engineer Mark Hawley. Together they have one child, Natashya "Tash" Lórien Hawley, born on September 5, 2000.

Amos was at the forefront of a number of female singer-songwriters in the early 1990s and was noteworthy early in her career as one of the few pop performers to use a piano as her
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