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Tori Amos Rare B-Side “Alamo” Available Today, ‘Boys For Pele’ 20th Anniversary 2-CD Deluxe Edition Out 11/18 via Rhino

One of the most successful and influential artists of her generation, Tori Amos is as much a force to be reckoned with today as when she made her debut as producer in 1996 on her third studio album, Boys for Pele. To celebrate the pivotal album’s 20-year anniversary, Rhino will release a deluxe edition that includes a newly remastered version of the original, along with a selection of B-sides, rare recordings, and four previously unreleased tracks.

Amos was so prolific writing Boys for Pele that a number of songs were left off the album and released as B-sides. Many of them can be found among the 21 bonus tracks that appear on Boys For Pele: Deluxe Edition. Among the collection is rare b-side “Alamo”, a spiritual exploration of communication held together by Amos’ gentle, naturalistic vocal delivery and poetic lyrics. “Alamo” premiered with NYLON today and is available HERE.

An ambitious and uncompromising collection of songs about mythology (Pele was a Hawaiian volcano goddess), suppression and self-discovery, the record became one of her most successful, debuting at #2 on the album charts in both the U.S. and the U.K. Boys For Pele: Deluxe Edition will be available on November 18 as a 2-CD set ($19.98) and digitally. A 2-LP set ($31.98) of the original album on vinyl will also be available on the same date.

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