TORI AMOS( Singer)
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Biography TORI AMOS
Date of Birth: 22/08/1963
"I am stealing their fire men. I'm trying to make them elixir. I'm trying to learn from them at least some benefit ". Tori Amos
Tori Amos (nee Peace Ellen Amos) returned status of the piano rock and roll instrument. She - superstar, the iconic singer, a lover disbosom, defender of women's values. Voice is very similar to Kate Bush.
Tori Amos was born August 22, 1963, Mr.. the family priest and a Methodist church since the earliest days showed a unique musical talent. In two and a half years beginning something played on a piano, four composed his first play, and soon began to play and sing in a choir. In 1968. have accepted to a prestigious conservatory in Baltimore. But with age, Amos, more and more interested in music, far from the classics. Its main favorites are Led Zeppelin. Passion impact on learning - during the regular exam 13-year-old girl was playing something entirely different from what she had been taught. From the conservatory it immediately expelled.
In 16 years, Amos has invented a new occupation. She began singing in bars and nightclubs in Washington. About the same time on the advice of a friend she changed her name from Ellen to Tori (Mira reason she did not call themselves never).
In 1984. Tori moved to Los Angeles. She very much wanted to be a rock star - and she became the vocalist of hard rock band Y Kant Tori Read. Everything was as expected - long hair, short skirt and future participants, Guns N'Roses, Matt Sorum on drums. In 1987. major label, Atlantic entered into a contract with the group, but the debut album fell flat. Poppy hard rock with vocals by Tori Amos, his listeners did not find.
Tori continued to play music, but it alone. Through the difficult search, she felt for his trademark style: a piano, a broken voice, illogical rhythms. At the same Atlantic in 1992. She released her first solo album - "Little Earthquakes". He first went gold in the U.S., then - thanks to a good club tour - in the UK. Song "Silent All These Years" and "Crucify" became hits, and the ballad "Me And A Gun" made its anthem organization to fight for predovtraschenie rape. The song was based on a true story, which somehow happened to Tori. The product was seriously shocked everyone with his frankness. Soon Tori surprised his listeners piano version of the song Nirvana "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
The next disc Amos came in 1994. and was called "Under The Pink". It sold well, but such a rush, as "Little Earthquakes", yet did not cause. The only hit was air ballad "Cornflake Girl". The third disc - "Boys For Pele" (1996) - Tori Amos recorded under vpechtaleniem from break with her boyfriend and part-time producer Eric Rosse. Songs have become tougher, in general, many considered them easily understood by (one called "Father Lucifer" - "Father Lucifer"). Was added mysticism, new tools - including the rarely found in rock music, harpsichord.
With this disk Tori went to a world concert tour. By its end, she found that she was pregnant, and, in his own words, "was on the seventh heaven". But, alas, three months after she suffered a miscarriage. In an interview, Tory said, as this tragedy has affected released in 1998. CD "From The Choirgirl Hotel": "After this you cease to be the same person as before. You're not a mother, but feel in a relationship with the great power that makes motherhood. We have to find a way to preserve all the old feelings. I found it - in music. That turned out - this is a deep feminine rhythm is a dance of sadness, this plate is about how to live and keep their feelings. "
Immediately after the release of "From The Choirgirl Hotel" was in fifth place in the "Billboard". In the same year, Tori married British sound engineer Mark Hawley, with whom recorded the latest CD. In September 1999,. she released a new record "To The Venus And Back", which in addition to several new songs were collected remixes and live recordings.
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