Tori Amos ‎– A Piano: The Collection

Label:
Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 77775
Format:
5 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
Box Set
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

Little Earthquakes Extended
A1 Leather (Alternate Mix) 3:12
A2 Precious Things (Alternate Mix) 4:30
A3 Silent All These Years 4:12
A4 Upside Down 4:22
A5 Crucify (Unedited Single Version) 4:27
A6 Happy Phantom 3:15
A7 Me And A Gun 3:43
A8 Flying Dutchman (Alternate Mix) 6:29
A9 Girl 4:08
A10 Winter 5:43
A11 Take To The Sky (Russia) 4:18
A12 Tear In Your Hand 4:42
A13 China
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – David Lord
4:59
A14 Sweet Dreams 3:28
A15 Mother (Alternate Mix) 7:01
A16 Little Earthquakes 6:54
Pink And Pele
B1 Cornflake Girl 5:06
B2 Honey 3:42
B3 Take Me With You
Bass – Will McGregorGuitar [Box Strings] – John Philip Shenale, Tori AmosProgrammed By [Guitar Programming] – Eric RosseRecorded By [1990 Phase] – Dan Nebenzal, Eric RosseRecorded By [Vocals 2006 Phase], Mixed By [Vocals 2006 Phase] – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
4:40
B4 Baker Baker (Alternate Mix) 3:25
B5 The Waitress (Alternate Mix) 3:07
B6 Pretty Good Year 3:20
B7 God 3:54
B8 Cloud On My Tongue 4:36
B9 Past The Mission (Alternate Mix) 4:06
B10 Bells For Her 5:16
B11 Yes, Anastasia (Alternate Mix) 9:21
B12 Blood Roses 3:55
B13 Mr. Zebra 1:05
B14 Caught A Lite Sneeze (Alternate Mix) 4:24
B15 Professional Widow (Merry Widow Version – Live) 4:03
B16 Beauty Queen/Horses 5:56
B17 Father Lucifer 3:40
B18 Marianne 4:09
Pele, Venus And Tales
C1 Walk To Dublin (Sucker Reprise)
Harpsichord – Tori AmosSequenced By [Drum Programming] – Alan Friedman
5:25
C2 Hey Jupiter (Dakota Version) 6:03
C3 Professional Widow (Armand's Star Trunk Funkin' Mix)
Remix – Armand Van Helden
3:47
C4 Putting The Damage On 5:07
C5 Bliss (Remixed Version)
Remix – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
3:41
C6 Suede 4:58
C7 Glory Of The 80's 4:05
C8 1000 Oceans 4:18
C9 Concertina (Single Remix Version)
Remix – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
3:57
C10 Lust 3:51
C11 Datura 8:26
C12 Sugar (Live From Sound Check) 5:10
C13 The Waitress (Live) 9:49
C14 Snow Cherries From France
Backing Vocals – Alison Evans, Chelsea Laird, Jon Astley, Jon Evans (2)Backing Vocals, Drums – Matt ChamberlainPiano – Tori Amos
2:55
C15 Doughnut Song (Remixed Version)
Remix – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
4:21
Scarlet, Beekeeper And Choirgirl
D1 A Sorta Fairytale
Flute [Chamberlain Flutes] – John Philip ShenaleGuitar – Robbie McIntoshLeader [Directed By] – Peter Willison (2)Organ [Wurlitzer], Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Tori Amos
5:30
D2 Not David Bowie
Backing Vocals [Chanting] – Jon Evans (2), Marcel van Limbeek, Matt Chamberlain, Trevor LoweDrums – Matt ChamberlainOrgan [Hammond], Clavinet – Tori Amos
3:55
D3 Amber Waves
Flute [Chamberlain Flutes] – John Philip ShenaleGuitar – Robbie McIntoshLeader [Directed By] – Peter Willison (2)Organ [Wurlitzer], Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Tori Amos
3:40
D4 IIEEE (Remixed Version)
Remix – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
4:09
D5 Playboy Mommy (Remixed Version)
Remix – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
4:07
D6 The Beekeeper
Arranged By [Gospel Choir] – Wayne HernandezBacking Vocals – The Gospel Singers*Mandolin, Guitar [Electric, Acostic] – Mac AladdinOrgan [Chord Organ], Organ [B3 Hammond], Clavinet – Tori AmosOrgan [Hammond Bass Petals] – Jon Evans (2)
6:51
D7 Jackie's Strength (Remixed Version)
Remix – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
4:26
D8 Zero Point
Bass – Jon Evans (2)Drums – Matt ChamberlainGuitar – Steve CatonSynthesizer – Tori Amos
8:55
D9 Sweet The Sting
Arranged By [Gospel Choir] – Wayne HernandezBacking Vocals – The Gospel Singers*Mandolin, Guitar [Electric, Acoustic] – Mac AladdinOrgan [Chord Organ], Organ [B3 Hammond], Clavinet – Tori AmosOrgan [Hammond Bass Pedals] – Jon Evans (2)
4:17
D10 Ode To My Clothes 2:04
D11 Spark 4:14
D12 Intro Jam And Marys Of The Sea
Arranged By [Gospel Choir] – Wayne HernandezBacking Vocals – The Gospel Singers*Mandolin, Guitar [Electric, Acoustic] – Mac AladdinOrgan [Chord Organ], Organ [B3 Hammond], Clavinet – Tori AmosOrgan [Hammond Bass Pedals] – Jon Evans (2)
8:55
D13 Cruel (Remixed Version)
Remix – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark Hawley
4:06
D14 Dolphin Song
Bass – Jon Evans (2)Drums – Matt Chamberlain
5:53
D15 Gold Dust
Flute [Chamberlain Flutes] – John Philip ShenaleGuitar – Robbie McIntoshLeader [Directed By] – Peter Willison (2)Organ [Wurlitzer], Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Tori Amos
5:53
Bonus B-Sides
E1 The Pool 2:52
E2 Never Seen Blue 3:38
E3 Daisy Dead Petals 3:03
E4 Beulah Land 2:57
E5 Sugar 4:27
E6 Cooling 4:39
E7 Bachelorette 3:34
E8 Black Swan 4:01
E9 Mary (Tales Version)
Backing Vocals – Alison Evans, Chelsea Laird, Jon Astley, Jon Evans (2)Backing Vocals, Drums – Matt ChamberlainMixed By, Recorded By – Marcel van Limbeek, Mark HawleyPiano – Tori Amos
4:42
E10 Peeping Tommi
Mixed By – Ross CullumRecorded By – John Beverly Jones
4:19
E11 Toodles Mr. Jim 2:49
Demo Medley:
E12 Fire-Eater’s Wife / Beauty Queen (Demo) 3:11
E13 Playboy Mommy (Demo) 1:34
E14 A Sorta Fairytale (Demo) 3:09
E15 This Old Man
Written-By – Traditional
1:44
E16 Purple People 4:12
E17 Here. In My Head 3:52
E18 Hungarian Wedding Song 1:01
E19 Merman 3:46
E20 Sister Janet 4:00
E21 Home On The Range (Cherokee Edition)
Written-By – Traditional
5:22
E22 Frog On My Toe 3:42

Companies, etc.

Credits

  • Arranged By [Brass]Goff Richards (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorNick DeCaro (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Arranged By [String Arrangement]John Philip Shenale (tracks: B1 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, D1, D3, D4, D11, D13, D15, E2 to E4, E6 to E8, E11, E15, E16, E18, E20 to E22)
  • Artwork By [Art Direction, Design] – Maria Villar
  • Artwork By [Art Direction] – Hugh Brown
  • Backing VocalsMerry Clayton (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Nancy Shanks (tracks: A1 to A16), Tina Gullickson (tracks: A1 to A16), Trent Reznor (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21)
  • BassGeorge Porter, Jr. (tracks: B1 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, D4, D11, D13, E2 to E4, E6 to E8, E11, E15, E16, E18, E20 to E22), Jon Evans (2) (tracks: C6 to C14, D1 to D3, D6, D9, D12, D15, E9), Justin Meldal-Johnsen (tracks: D4, D11, D13, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16), Matthew Seligman (tracks: A1 to A16), Will McGregor (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Bells [Delgany Church Bells]Marcel van Limbeek (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • BrassThe Black Dyke Mills Band (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • CelloDane Little (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Melissa Hasin (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Nancy Stein-Ross (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21)
  • Compilation Producer, Producer, Written-By, VocalsTori Amos
  • Conductor [Brass]James Watson (2) (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • Conductor [Strings]David Firman (tracks: D1, D3, D4, D11, D13, D15, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16), Scott Smalley* (tracks: B1 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E3, E8, E11, E15, E18, E20 to E22)
  • DrumsCarlo Nuccio (tracks: A1 to B11), Chris Hughes (tracks: A1 to A16), Ed Greene (2) (tracks: A1 to A16), Manu Katche* (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • Drums, PercussionMatt Chamberlain (tracks: C6 to C13, D1, D3, D4, D6, D9, D11, D12, D13, D15, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16)
  • Dulcimer, UkuleleEric Williams (2) (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Engineer [Assistant]Adam Spry (tracks: C5, C14, D1, D3, D5 to D7, D9, D12D15, E9)
  • Engineer [Compilation Assistant]Adam Spry
  • GuitarDavid Rhodes (tracks: A1 to A16), Mac Aladdin (tracks: C14, D1, D3, D15, E9), Steve Caton (tracks: B3, C6 to C13)
  • Guitar [Pedal Steel]Al Perkins (tracks: D4, D11, D13, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16)
  • Guitar, BassJef Scott (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Guitar, Bass, Backing VocalsSteve Caton (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Guitar, MandolinSteve Caton (tracks: B1 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, D4, D11, D13, E2 to E4, E6 to E8, E11, E15, E16, E18, E20 to E22), Stewart Boyle (tracks: D4, D11, D13, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16), Willy Porter (tracks: D4, D11, D13, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16)
  • Harmonium, HarpsichordTori Amos (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • Leader [Musical Director]Peter Willison (2) (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 t o C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • MandolinJohn Chamberlain (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • MarimbaMatt Chamberlain (tracks: D4, D11, D13, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16)
  • Mastered ByBob Ludwig (tracks: A1 to C15), Jon Astley (tracks: C6 to C13, D1, D3 to D7, D9, D11, D12, D13, D15, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16)
  • Mastered By [Compilation]Jon Astley
  • Mixed ByJon Kelly (tracks: A1 to A16), Kevin Killen (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Paul McKenna (tracks: A1 to A16), Ross Cullum (tracks: A1 to B11)
  • Mixed By, Recorded ByJohn Beverly Jones (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Organ [Swells]Steve Caton (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • Other [Capital Studios Library Assistance] – Aaron Walk
  • Other [Chef] – Dan Stockland
  • Other [Editorial Supervision] – Vanessa Atkins
  • Other [Household Coordinator] – Debbie Ward
  • Other [Mary Poppins] – Hayley West
  • Other [Packaging Supervision] – Alice Calamar
  • Other [Product Manager] – Marc Salata
  • Other [Project Assistance] – Cory Frye, Steve Chean, Steve Woolard
  • Other [Project Supervision] – Karen Ahmed
  • Other [Studio Accountant] – Helen Gilbert
  • Other [Tape Archival Assistance Uk] – James Rose
  • Other [Tape Archival Assistance Us] – Bill Inglot
  • Other [Transfer Archival Assistance Uk] – Inflight Studios
  • PercussionPaulinho Da Costa (tracks: A1 to B11)
  • Photography [Page 14 (both), 36, 38 (all), 39, 57 (second From Right & Bottom Right)] – Kurt Markus
  • Photography [Page 33 (both)] – Francesca Sorrenti
  • Photography [Page 50 (both)] – Maarten Van Der Voorde
  • Photography [Page 51] – Edie Baskin/Corbis Outline
  • Photography [Page 54] – Thierry Le Goues
  • Photography [Page 55] – Darren Keith
  • Photography [Page 7] – Donald Christie
  • Photography [Pages 11 (both), 22, 27, 29 (all)] – Rankin/Icon Int'l
  • Photography [Pages 12 & 14] – Katerina Jebb
  • Photography [Pages 15, 44, 46, 47, 49 (right), 57 (left)] – Kevin Mackintosh
  • Photography [Pages 31 (both), 32, 35 (left), 53, 56, 57 (second From Bottom Left)] – Lorne Haynes
  • Photography [Pages 4, 13, 17, 60] – Martina Hoogland Ivanow
  • Photography [Pages 42, 43, 57 (second From Left, Top)] – Terry Richardson
  • Photography [Pages 48 (both), 49 (left & Center)] – Brie Childers
  • Piano [Bösendorfer]Tori Amos (tracks: B1 to C4, C6 to D1, D3, D4, D6, D8, D9, D11 to D13, D15, E2 to E4, E6 to E9, E11, E15, E16, E18, E20 to E22)
  • Piano [Kurzweil, Mallett], Guitar [Sample Guitar], Flute [Melotron Flute]Tori Amos (tracks: D4, D11, D13, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16)
  • Piano [Prepared]Tori Amos (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21)
  • Piano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer, Backing VocalsTori Amos (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • ProducerDavitt Sigerson (tracks: A1 to A16, E1, E5, E9, E17), Eric Rosse (tracks: A1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21)
  • Producer [Audio Advisor]Marcel van Limbeek
  • Producer [Audio Advisor], Compilation Producer [Masters Research]Mark Hawley
  • Producer, Recorded ByIan Stanley (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Programmed ByAlan Friedman (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22), Andy Gray (tracks: C6 to C13, D4, D8, D11, D13, E2, E4, E6, E7, E16), John Philip Shenale (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Recorded ByDan Nebenzal (tracks: A1 to A16), John Beverly Jones (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Paul Corkett (tracks: A1 to A16), Paul McKenna (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Steve Williams (2) (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Recorded By, Mixed ByMarcel van Limbeek (tracks: B12 to D15, E2, E4, E6, E7, E9, E11, E15, E16, E18, E22), Mark Hawley (tracks: B12 to D15, E2, E4, E6, E7, E9, E11, E15, E16, E18, E22)
  • Recorded By, Programmed ByEric Rosse (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21)
  • Recorded By, Programmed By, Percussion, Backing VocalsEric Rosse (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • StringsThe Sinfonia Of London (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, D1, D3, D4, D11, D13, D15, E2, E4, E6, E7, E11, E15, E16, E18, E22)
  • SynthesizerTori Amos (tracks: C6 to C13)
  • Synthesizer [Additional]John Philip Shenale (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Technician [Piano Tech]Trevor Lowe
  • ViolaCynthia Morrow (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Jimbo Ross (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), John Acevedo (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21)
  • ViolinChris Reutinger (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Ezra Killinger* (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Francine Walsh (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), John Wittenberg (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Michael Harrison (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Nancy Roth (tracks: B1 to B11, E3, E8, E20, E21), Stuart Gordon (tracks: A1 to A16)
  • Vocals [Gospel Choir]Darryl Lewis (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22), Gus McField, Jr.* (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22), Jack Trimble (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22), James Crawford, Jr.* (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22), Mark Sterling (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22), Marvin Sterling (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22), Sam Berfect (tracks: B12 to B18, C2 to C4, C15, E11, E15, E18, E22)
  • Written-ByTori Amos (tracks: A1 to E14, E16 to E20, E22)

Notes

Mastered at Martian Engineering, Cornwall, England.

All lyrics and extended credits can be found online at www.everythingtori.com

Disc A 440 Hz
Disc B 493.88 Hz
Disc C 523.25 Hz
Disc D 587.33 Hz
Disc E 659.26 Hz

"Little Earthquakes" recorded at Capitol Records, Los Angeles, CA, and Stag Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

"Under The Pink" recorded at The Fishbone in New Mexico and Westlake Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

"Boys For Pele" recorded at a church in Delgany, CO, Wicklow, Ireland; and Air Studios in London, UK. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

"From The Choirgirl Hotel" recorded and mixed at Martian Engineering, Cornwall, England. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

"To Venus And Back" recorded and mixed at Martian Engineering, Cornwall, England. Live tracks recorded during the Plugged Tour, 1998. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

"Scarlet's Walk" recorded and mixed at Martian Engineering, Cornwall, England. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

"Tales Of A Librarian" reconditioned, recorded and remixed at Martian Engineering, Cornwall, England. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

"The Beekeeper" recorded and remixed at Martian Engineering, Cornwall, England. Published by Sword & Stone (ASCAP).

C1 Recorded in 1995, Mixed in 1998.
D2 Recorded in 2004, Mixed in 2006.
D8 Recorded in 1999, Mixed in 2006.
D10 Recorded in 2001, Mixed in 2006.
D14 Recorded in 2003, Mixed in 2006
E10 Recorded and Mixed in 1993

Track Listing Notes:
Note: Alternate mixes only refer to mixes done during the original production of the track. Some mixes had been better preserved over the years than others. Remixes are tracks that were remixed at a different time period than the original production.

A1, A15 From Little Earthquakes (1992). Alternate mix (1992).
A2 From Little Earthquakes (1992). Alternate mix (1992).
A3, A6, A7, A9, A10, A12, A13, A16 From Little Earthquakes (1992).
A4 B-side from the single Silent All These Years (1991).
A5 From Little Earthquakes (1992). Previously unreleased version.
A8 B-side from the single China (1992). Alternate mix (1992).
A11, A14 B-side from the single Winter (1992).

B1, B5 to B8, B10 From Under The Pink (1994).
B2 B-side from the single Pretty Good Year (1994).
B4, B9, B11, B16 to B18 From Under The Pink (1994). Alternate mix (1994).
B12, B13, C4 From Boys For Pele (1996).
B14 From Boys For Pele (1996). Alternate mix (1996).
B15 From B-side from the single Hey Jupiter (1996).

C2 Original version on Boys For Pele (1996). Dakota version a B-side on single Hey Jupiter (1996).
C3 Original version on Boys For Pele (1996). Armand's mix from the single Professional Widow (1996)
C5 Original version on To Venus And Back (1999). Remixed for Tales Of A Librarian (2003).
C6 to C8, C10 to C13 From To Venus And Back (1999).
C9 From To Venus And Back (1999). Single remix version (1999).
C14 From Tales Of A Librarian (2003).
C15 Original version on Boys For Pele (1996). Remixed for Fade to Red (2006).

D1, D3, D15 From Scarlet's Walk (2002).
B3, C1, D2, D8, D10, D14, E10, E12 to E14 Previously unreleased.
D4, D13 Original version on From The Choirgirl Hotel (1998). Remixed for A Piano (2006).
D5, D7 Original version on From The Choirgirl Hotel (1998). Remixed for Tales Of A Librarian (2003).
D6, D9, D12 From The Beekeeper (2005).
D7 Original version on From The Choirgirl Hotel (1998). Remixed for Tales Of A Librarian (2003).
D11 Original version on From The Choirgirl Hotel (1998).

E1 B-side from the single Winter (1992).
E2, E4 B-side from the single Jackie's Strength (1998).
E3 B-side from the single Pretty Good Year (1994).
E5 B-side from the single China (1992).
E6, E7 B-side from the single Spark (1998).
E8 B-side from the single Pretty Good Year (1994).
E9 Original version was on a B-side from the single (US) Crucify (1992). Re-recorded and Mixed for Tales Of A Librarian (2003).
E11, E15 B-side from the single Caught a Lite Sneeze (1996).
E16 B-side from the single Spark (1998).
E17 B-side from the single Crucify (1992).
E18 B-side from the single Caught a Lite Sneeze (1996).
E19 Released on an Internet download only (1990).
E20 B-side from the single Cornflake Girl (1994).
E21 B-side from the single God (1994).
E22 B-side from the single Talula (1996).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 8122 77775 2 4
  • Barcode (Scanned): 081227777524

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
8122 77775 5 Tori Amos A Piano: The Collection(5xCD, Comp, RM + Box) Rhino Records (2) 8122 77775 5 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
313748-09 Tori Amos Tori Amos(5xCDr, Comp, Promo, RM, Wat) Rhino Records (2) 313748-09 US 2006 Sell This Version
PRCD-400160 Tori Amos Selections From A Piano: The Collection(CDr, Comp, RM, Promo) Rhino Records (2) PRCD-400160 US 2006 Sell This Version
R2 74763 Tori Amos A Piano: The Collection (5xCD, Comp, RM + DVD + Box) Rhino Records (2) R2 74763 US 2006 Sell This Version

Reviews