Boys for Pele
Tori Amos

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Track Listing

1 Beauty Queen/Horses
2 Blood Roses
3 Father Lucifer
4 Professional Widow
5 Mr. Zebra
6 Marianne
7 Caught a Lite Sneeze
8 Muhammad My Friend
9 Hey Jupiter
10 Way Down
11 Little Amsterdam
12 Talula
13 Not the Red Baron
14 Agent Orange
15 Doughnut Song
16 In the Springtime of His Voodoo
17 Putting the Damage On
18 Twinkle
1 Hey Jupiter [The Dakota Version]
2 To the Fair Motormaids of Japan - (previously unreleased)
3 That's What I Like Mick [The Sandwich Song]
4 Fire-Eater's Wife/Beauty Queen [Demo Version]
5 Professional Widow [Armand's Star Trunk Funkin' Mix Radio Edit] - (remix)
6 Sugar [Live]
7 Alamo [Tornado Mix] - (remix)
8 Talula [M&M Mix] - (remix, previously unreleased)
9 Professional Widow [Merry Widow Version][Live]
10 Frog on My Toe
11 Hungarian Wedding Song
12 Walk to Dublin (Sucker Reprise)
13 Toodles Mr. Jim
14 Sister Named Desire
15 Amazing Grace/Til the Chicken
16 This Old Man
17 Sucker - (previously unreleased)
18 Honey [Live]
19 Graveyard
20 London Girls
21 In the Springtime of His Voodoo [Rookery Ending]

Featured Artists: George Porter, Jr. and Manu Katche and Sinfonia of London Orchestra



  • Genre: Rock & Pop
  • Release Date: November 2016
  • Label: Atlantic (Label)
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Audio Format: Stereo
  • Producer: Tori Amos
  • Engineer: Marcel Van Limbeek; Mark Hawley

Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Spin (1/97, p.59) - Ranked #13 on Spin's list of the '20 Best Albums of '96.'

Spin (3/96, p.109) - 9 (out of 10) - "...Part clasp-key dream diary, part coded message, part erotic Rorshach test, Amos' lyrics are so hermetic they'll set you tripping....her music [is]...full of breath but refusing climax, laced with brass filigrees and melodic tendrills, cut with shadows and grit..."

Q (2/96, p.93) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - " utilises the strangest brew of instruments to create its effect, with harpsichord, mandolin, harmonium, organ, bagpipes, gospel choir and even the Delgany church bells passing is surely the sound of Tori Amos they way she wants to sound..."

Musician (3/96, p.87) - "...Everything on BOYS challenges the listener to accept the artist on her terms as she speaks in her own poetic language and follows her muse through territory both familiar and vaguely forbidding..."


BAM Customer Reviews