Tori Amos to release career-spanning box set

It's full of classics and rarities

Tori Amos is to release a career-spanning box set later this year featuring classics, B-sides and unreleased material.

‘A Piano’, out September 25, will be a five-CD set presented in deluxe packaging that resembles a piano’s keyboard.

Produced by Amos, collection featured selections from her studio albums as well as B-sides and songs that debuted on her recent ‘Best Of’ compilation ‘Tales Of A Librarian’ . Featuring numerous unreleased songs, the box set contains a total of 86 tracks that combine well-known studio versions with rare alternative mixes, including several songs Amos remixed for this project.


The set also offers a revealing and extensive track-by-track commentary penned by Amos, who discusses the inspiration behind the songs and albums and explains why they were chosen for this box set.

The full tracklisting is:

Disc 1:

‘Leather’ (Alternate Mix)

‘Precious Things’ (Alternate Mix)

‘Silent All These Years’


‘Upside Down’

‘Crucify’ (Unedited Single Version)*

‘Happy Phantom’

‘Me And A Gun’

‘Flying Dutchman’ (Alternate Mix)



‘Take To The Sky (Russia)’

‘Tear In Your Hand’


‘Sweet Dreams’

‘Mother’ (Alternate Mix)

‘Little Earthquakes’

Disc 2:

‘Cornflake Girl’


‘Take Me With You’*

‘Baker Baker’ (Alternate Mix)

‘The Waitress’ (Alternate Mix)

‘Pretty Good Year’


‘Cloud On My Tongue’

‘Past The Mission’ (Alternate Mix)

‘Bells For Her’

‘Yes, Anastasia’ (Alternate Mix)

‘Blood Roses’

‘Mr Zebra’

‘Caught A Lite Sneeze’ (Alternate Mix)

‘Professional Widow’ (Merry Widow Version – Live)

‘Beauty Queen/Horses’

‘Father Lucifer’


Disc 3:

‘Walk To Dublin’ (Sucker Reprise)*

‘Hey Jupiter’ (Dakota Version)

‘Professional Widow’ (Armand’s Star Trunk Funkin’ Mix)

‘Putting The Damage On’

‘Bliss’ (Remixed Version)


‘Glory Of The 80’s’

‘1000 Oceans’

‘Concertina’ (Single Remix Version)



‘Sugar’ (Live from sound check)

‘The Waitress’ (Live)

‘Snow Cherries From France’

‘Doughnut Song’ (Remixed Version)

Disc 4:

‘A Sorta Fairytale’

‘Not David Bowie’*

‘Amber Waves’

‘Iieee’ (Remixed Version)

‘Playboy Mommy’ (Remixed Version)

‘The Beekeeper’

‘Jackie’s Strength’

‘Zero Point’*

‘Sweet The Sting’

‘Ode To My Clothes’*


‘Intro Jam’* and ‘Marys Of The Sea’

‘Cruel’ (Remixed Version)

‘Dolphin Song’*

‘Gold Dust’

Disc 5:

‘The Pool’

‘Never Seen Blue’

‘Daisy Dead Petals’

‘Beulah Land’




‘Black Swan’

‘Mary’ (Tales Version)

‘Peeping Tommi’

‘Toodles Mr. Jim’

Demo Medley:

‘Fire-Eater’s Wife/Beauty Queen’ (Demo)

‘Playboy Mommy’ (Demo)

‘A Sorta Fairytale’ (Demo)

‘This Old Man’

‘Purple People’

‘Here. In My Head’

‘Hungarian Wedding Song’


‘Sister Janet’

‘Home On The Range’ (Cherokee Edition)

‘Frog On My Toe’