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Tori Amos Preps Deluxe ‘Boys for Pele’ Reissue With Rarities

Singer-songwriter’s 20th anniversary edition of third LP includes remastered audio, B-sides, previously unreleased tracks

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Tori Amos has prepped a remastered reissue of her third LP, 'Boys for Pele,' with rarities, previously unreleased tracks

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Tori Amos is releasing a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue of her acclaimed third LP, Boys for Pele. The newly remastered album, out November 18th via Rhino, will feature B-sides, rare recordings and four previously unreleased tracks. The set will be available as a two-CD and digital version, along with a two-LP edition of the original album.

Amos’ prolific Pele writing sessions resulted in numerous B-sides and discarded songs. The deluxe edition includes 21 bonus tracks, including the previously unreleased “To the Fair Motormaids of Japan,” “Talula (M&M Mix),” “In the Springtime of His Voodoo (Rookery Ending)” and “Sucker.” Other featured rarities include the “Fire-Eater’s Wife/Beauty Queen” demo and live renditions of “Honey,” “Sugar” and “Professional Widow.”

Amos made her debut as a producer with Boys for Pele, which explores themes of mythology, religion and gender. The album debuted at Number Two on both the U.S. and U.K. charts, spawning popular singles like “Caught a Lite Sneeze,” “Hey Jupiter” and the Armand Van Helden remix of “Professional Widow.”

Last year, Rhino released deluxe reissues of Amos’ first two studio albums, 1992’s Little Earthquakes and 1994’s Under the Pink.

Boys For Pele: Deluxe Edition Track List

Disc One: Original Album

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”

Disc Two: Bonus Tracks

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)
6. “Sugar” – Live
7. “Alamo”
8. “Talula” – M&M Mix (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)” (previously unreleased) 

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