Tori Amos Finds Michele Bachmann’s Views “Completely Against Christ’s Message”

Tori Amos 'Abnormally Attracted To Sin'

Tori Amos spoke with PrideSource.com in a Q&A, talking about how she celebrates a new release, how her last album ‘Midwinter Graces’ inspired her latest effort ‘Night of Hunters’, the disappearance of the singer-songwriter from mainstream, gay marriage, suicides among gays, and if she thought there was hope for conservative congresswoman Michele Bachmann or people like her.

I don’t understand people. Again, I’m a minister’s daughter, I was brought up in the church; I do know the political side and how it works. If I could sit down with these people you’re mentioning, I’d say, “I thought Jesus was about love and not about judgment and damnation. I thought Christ came to question the judgment of a very harsh God.” I just find it completely against Christ’s message. I don’t know what they’re representing, but they’re as far away from Christ as my Bible teaching taught me and, you know what, I was brought up in the church! I’ve gone to church enough for almost every woman in America!

Tori Amos Gets Her Fill Of ‘The Real Housewives of New York’

Tori Amos 'Abnormally Attracted To Sin'

During an interview with Out.com, Tori Amos spoke about her new album ‘Night of Hunters’, the shocking mass killing in Oslo, watching an entire season of ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’ in a single day and her upcoming tour. On her one day addiction to the Bravo series, the 47-year-old confessed:

I actually sat with Tash at Easter and watched ‘The Real Housewives of New York’ from the beginning. She said, “Mom, you’re going to get addicted!” I sat there eating popcorn watching the whole thing – I couldn’t believe it – from early morning until late at night. My sister was flying in and we were waiting for her to show up and it wasn’t a great day outside and so we watched an entire season! It was crazy! But I couldn’t watch it ever again. I said, “I can’t do this, Tash – I’ll never work again!”

Tori Amos New Album ‘Night of Hunters’ Out September 20th

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Tori Amos has announced details about her twelfth studio album, her first for Deutsche Grammophon. ‘Night of Hunters’ is out September 20th and will be available in standard and deluxe CD formats, as well as digital format. Amos also announced live dates in the UK in support of the album at her official web site, ToriAmos.com.

“I have used the structure of a classical song cycle to tell an ongoing, modern story,” Amos remarked about the album. “The protagonist is a woman who finds herself in the dying embers of a relationship. In the course of one night she goes through an initiation of sorts that leads her to reinvent herself, allowing the listener to follow her on a journey to explore complex musical and emotional subject matter. One of the main themes explored on this album is the hunter and the hunted and how both exist within us.”

Full tracklisting for Night of the Hunters:
1. Shattering Sea
2. Snowblind
3. Battle of Trees
4. Fearlessness
5. Cactus Practice
6. Star Whisperer
7. Job’s Coffin
8. Nautical Twilight
9. Your Ghost
10. Edge of the Moon
11. The Chase
12. Night of Hunters
13. Seven Sisters
14. Carry

Tori Amos ‘A Silent Night With You’ Video

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Tori Amos is out with the video to her new holiday single ‘A Silent Night With You’, off the singer songwriter’s Christmas album ‘Midwinter Graces’, out now on Universal Republic Records. Watch the Tim Damon directed video via DailyMotion below the cut. (more…)

Tori Amos ‘Pink & Glitter’ Live Video

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Tori Amos is out with a live performance video for her new single ‘Pink & Glitter’, off the Newton, North Carolina singer songwriter’s eleventh studio album ‘Midwinter Graces’, out now on Universal Republic Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

Tori Amos ‘Welcome To England’ Video

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Tori Amos is out with the music video to her new single ‘Welcome To England’, the first release off the singer songwriter’s tenth studio album ‘Abnormally Attracted to Sin’, out May 19th via Universal Republic. Watch it via YouTube below.

Tori Amos Almost Wants To Lend Britney Spears Her Mother

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AOL Music’s Spinner spoke with Tori Amos in a Q&A, asking the singer about her 7-year-old daughter Natashya ‘Tash’ Lorien Hawle asking her questions about sexuality, how she handles it, and if she remembered going to her mother with those same questions. “My mom is the most … I almost want to lend Britney Spears my mother,” Amos said. “Not that I think that woman isn’t a good woman. My mother is almost eighty and has never been in the business. And one reason I have been able to sustain is because of my mother. And if I didn’t have my mother, who you just met, I would have no idea … I can’t look in your eyes and tell you I’d be sitting here. I honestly don’t think I would be. So I’m very fortunate because she’s so loving. However, she’s a Christian woman and there’s some things that she wouldn’t talk about. So, I learned in other ways: friends, books – we didn’t have the Internet then. So I made a decision that when Tash asks me, it’s feet to the fire time. I have to be able to walk the talk.” The transcript at spinner.com has since been removed.

On TV: Tori Amos, Colbie Caillat, Jennifer Lopez

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Pop acts on television this week include:

Jennifer Lopez, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday, performs on ‘Good Morning America’ and ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Tuesday

Spice Girl Melanie Brown, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Monday with her ‘Dancing with The Stars’ partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Justice, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Tuesday

Vanessa Carlton, who performs on ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Tuesday and ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Thursday

Train singer Pat Monahan, who performs on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Tuesday

Deborah Harry, who performs on ‘Today’ and visits ‘The Sauce’ on Tuesday

Annie Lennox, who performs on ‘The Martha Stewart Show’ on Tuesday

Datarock, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday

N*ked Brothers Band [Note: censored to avoid image filter], who visit ‘TRL’ on Wednesday

Minnie Driver, who performs on ‘Rachael Ray’ on Wednesday

Tori Amos, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Thursday

Jose Gonzalez, who performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Thursday

Fionn Regan, who performs on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Friday

Janet Jackson, who visits ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ and ‘Late Night’ on Friday

Colbie Caillat, who performs on ‘Today’ on Friday

On TV: Mandi Perkins, Tori Amos, Annie Lennox

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Pop acts on television this week include Enrique Iglesias, who again appears on ‘How I Met Your Mother’ on Monday; Mandi Perkins, who appears on the season premiere of ‘Girlfriends’ on CW on Monday, performing ‘Who I Am’ and ‘Why Pretend’ in a concert scene; Tori Amos, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Monday; Annie Lennox, who performs on ‘Today’ on Tuesday, ‘The View’ on Thursday and ‘The Tonight Show’ on Friday; Train singer Pat Monahan, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show’ on Tuesday, ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Thursday and ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Friday; Steve Bertrand, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show’ on Tuesday; Janet Jackson, who visits ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ on Wednesday; and Sinead O’Connor, who reveals for the first time on television her struggle with bipolar disorder on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ on Thursday.

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