Durham, NC (Top40 Charts/ DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center)
Tori Amos is set to release her brand new studio album, Unrepentant Geraldines, May 13th in the U.S. on Mercury Classics/Universal Music
Classics. Unrepentant Geraldines is pop/rock in both content and feel and is a change in pace from Amos' most recent releases. The album is both one step further in the evolution of one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation, and a return to the inspiring and personal music that Amos is known for all around the world. Tori Amos
will bring her Unrepentant Geraldines Tour to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on August 20, 2014.
Tickets go on sale Friday, March 7 at 10 a.m.:
of DPAC members may place their orders on March 6. Joining Friends
of DPAC is free, and you can register at https://www.dpacnc.com/fod .
Tori Amos' worldwide tour kicks off in May, with U.S. dates now announced for July and August. Fans will have exclusive access to a ticket pre-sale before the general public on-sale dates by pre-ordering Unrepentant Geraldines on-line. Once a pre-order for the album is placed through https://myplaydirect.com/tori-amos , individuals will later receive a code to grant them access to pre-sales tickets for the U.S. show of their choice.
Unrepentant Geraldines is her 14th studio recording, and a return to her core identity as a creator of contemporary songs, following a series of more classically-inspired and innovative musical projects of the last four years. These have included the seasonal collection Midwinter Graces, the classically influenced Night of Hunters, and Gold Dust, a collection of orchestral re-workings of songs from across her career. Released in October 2012 Gold Dust included "Flavor," which was remixed by the late DJ Peter
Rauhofer and peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Club Dance Chart in February 2013.
Amos recently also launched her most ambitious project to date as a composer, along with book writer Samuel Adamson, with the musical The Light Princes, which premiered at London's National
Theatre in fall of 2013.
has sold over 12 million albums, has played over a thousand shows and has won numerous awards. Since the release of her debut album Little
Earthquakes 21 years ago in 1992 where she pushed boundaries with her confessional style of songwriting, Amos continues to be adored, picking up new fans along the way, romanced by her messages of empowerment, tenderness, acerbic assertiveness, and of course her utterly peerless sound.
A pioneer across multiple platforms, Tori Amos
was the first major label artist to offer a single for download. She has had her songs turned into graphic novels and has produced groundbreaking videos throughout her career. Ms. Amos is also a noted humanitarian and co-founder of RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National
Network), which is the United States' largest anti-sexual assault organization.