Tori Amos bring the holiday cheer with 'Midwinter Graces'
November 10 set includes traditional and new tunes
It's about time. Tori Amos, who grew up singing holiday carols as the daughter of a minister (and then has made a career railing against her religious upbringing), is finally making a Christmas record. But doing a straight-ahead holiday album would never fit the Cornflake girl, oh no...
"Midwinter Graces," out Nov. 10, feature the quirky Amos taking a number of traditional carols, and reinventing them, as well as adding two original tracks, "Pink and Glitter" (we hope this is a protest against the crime of putting up a fake white tree with big pink ornaments) and "Our New Year." Expect big band, lush arrangements.
The "Midwinter Graces" tracklist is:
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