Contact Us

Tori Amos Laments Trouble in New Single

The last time Tori Amos released an album, she was reworking some of the best-known songs in her catalog with new orchestral arrangements. That album, 2012′s ‘Gold Dust,’ was inspired by the singer-songwriter’s previous album of classical pieces, 2011′s ‘Night of Hunters.’

Both were pretty boring.

So it’s nice to hear her back on solid southern-gothic ground in the first single from her upcoming album. ‘Trouble’s Lament’ is sparser than what we’re used to from Amos, but what it lacks in musical flourishes, it makes up for in mood. You can listen to it above.

The song comes from ‘Unrepentant Geraldines,’ which comes out on May 13. And from the sound of things, Amos is back fighting some kinda demons, as she sings about “Satan’s tongue” licking at someone’s heels.

The 14-song new LP supposedly marks a return to the sort of music Amos’ fans want to hear. She’s acknowledged that her past few records were experimental pieces that were designed to broaden her songwriter horizons. But she also must have noticed that all but her most loyal fans ignored them.

‘Toruble’s Lament’ puts her back where she belongs, Satan’s tongue and all.

Next: 10 Best Self-Pleasure Songs

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://diffuser.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!