Tori Amos returns to Vancouver to play an all-ages show at the Orpheum on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Amos’ brand new pop/rock album, Unrepentant Geraldines will drop on May 13th in North America. This will be a change in pace from her most recent releases, being another evolutionary step as an artist. Amos is one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation, and will return to the inspiring and personal music that she is known for all around the world.
Unrepentant Geraldines is Amos’ 14th studio recording, and a return to her core identity as a creator of contemporary songs, following a series of more classically-inspired and innovative musical projects of the last four years. These have included the seasonal collection Midwinter Graces, the classically influenced Night of Hunters, and Gold Dust, a collection of orchestral re-workings of songs from across her career. Released in October 2012 Gold Dust included “Flavor,” which was remixed by the late DJ Peter Rauhofer and peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Club Dance Chart in February 2013.
Amos recently also launched her most ambitious project to date as a composer, along with book writer Samuel Adamson, with the musical The Light Princes, which premiered at London’s National Theatre in fall of 2013.
Tori Amos has sold over 12 million albums, has played over a thousand shows and has won numerous awards. Since the release of her debut album Little Earthquakes 21 years ago in 1992 where she pushed boundaries with her confessional style of songwriting, Amos continues to be adored, picking up new fans along the way, romanced by her messages of empowerment, tenderness, acerbic assertiveness, and of course her utterly peerless sound.
A pioneer across multiple platforms, Tori Amos was the first major label artist to offer a single for download. She has had her songs turned into graphic novels and has produced groundbreaking videos throughout her career. 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.
Tickets (including GST) are $49.50, $69.50, $89.50 (plus FMF & service charges) and they go on sale this Friday, March 7th at 10:00am and are available through Live Nation online, by phone at 1-855-985-5000, or at available Ticketmaster outlets.
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