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From the Choirgirl Hotel is the fourth studio album by American singer and songwriter Tori Amosreleased on May 5, A departure from her previous albums, it was more a heavily produced project featuring a full rock band sound instead of Amos's usual minimalist piano sound.
The album debuted at number 5 on i i e e e - Tori Amos - From The Choirgirl Hotel Billboard and number 6 in the UK.
While falling short of the number 2 debut for her previous album, Boys for PeleFrom the Choirgirl Hotel is Amos's strongest debut to date in US sales, sellingcopies in the first week.
The accompanying tour, Amos's first with a full band using the album's personnel of Matt Chamberlain on drums, Jon Evans on bass, and long-time collaborator Steve Caton on guitarwas known as the "Plugged '98 Tour" Etudes Symphoniques Opus 13 - Shura Cherkassky - In Concert 1984 - Volume One took Amos through most of The album began recording in Septemberwith mastering complete by early February Remixes of both "Raspberry Swirl" and "Jackie's Strength" were club hits.
The album's theme dealt very closely with the first two in Amos's series of three miscarriages between and Thematically and conceptually, the "choirgirl hotel" of the title refers to the fictional, New York Eyes - Various - The Sony Digital Collection Vol 1 place where the songs "live". Amos pointed out that although the songs are recorded, they are also alive themselves — i i e e e - Tori Amos - From The Choirgirl Hotel can be re-modeled and reshaped in concert.
Amos imagined the songs as living their own lives, all checking into the "choirgirl hotel" i. In the artwork, Amos included a hand-drawn map detailing the stomping ground of these songs. The album artwork was created by the UK-based photographer, Katerina Jebb.
The artwork features full-body color photocopies of Amos in various couture outfits as scanned by a human-sized photocopier. The album, as with most of Amos's albums, is also known for its collection of original b-sides.
Amos recorded a host of songs that did not make the album, but were released as b-sides to various singles or performed live in concerts. Inseveral tracks from a demo CD for the album leaked online, including a new track entitled "Violet's Eyes".
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