Tori Amos Announces Boys for Pele 20th Anniversary Reissue

Sheldon Pearce

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Last year, Tori Amos reissued her albums Little Earthquakes (1992) and Under the Pink (1994). Today, she has announced a 20th anniversary reissue of her 1996 album Boys for Pele. It’s out November 18 via Rhino. The two CD deluxe edition has remastered audio of the original album, rare recordings, and previously unreleased bonus tracks. The original album is also being released on vinyl the same day.

The deluxe edition includes the demo for “Fire-Eater’s Wife/Beauty Queen” and live recordings of “Honey,” “Sugar,” and “Professional Widow,” along with the unreleased cuts “To the Fair Motormaids of Japan,” “Talula – M&M Mix,” “In the Springtime of His Voodoo (Rookery Ending),” and “Sucker.” See the full traclist and cover art below.

Boys for Pele: Deluxe Edition:

Disc 1:

01 Beauty Queen/Horses

02 Blood Roses

03 Father Lucifer

04 Professional Widow

05 Mr. Zebra

06 Marianne

07 Caught a Lite Sneeze

08 Muhammad My Friend

09 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

Disc 2:

01 Hey Jupiter – The Dakota Version

02 To the Fair Motormaids of Japan

03 That’s What I Like Mick (The Sandwich Song)

04 Fire-Eater’s Wife/Beauty Queen – Demo Version

05 Professional Widow – Armand’s Star Trunk Funkin’ Mix (Radio Edit)

06 Sugar (Live)

07 Alamo

08 Talula – M&M Mix

09 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

18 Honey (Live)

19 Graveyard

20 London Girls

21 In The Springtime Of His Voodoo (Rookery Ending)

Watch Tori Amos’ “Talula” music video:

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