Album cover artwork for Tori AmosTori Amos wrote and recorded her new album while in lockdown in Cornwall in South West England, where she lives.

As a wife, a mother and a working musician, a need to dig deep emotionally resulted in her most personal work in years.

These new songs explore the restraints of the pandemic for people all over the world who can’t travel, be with loved ones, and – for musicians – perform live. As a US citizen she was also affected by the storming of the Capitol last January.

Musically, she introduces her songs with piano, pan flutes, electric guitar and orchestration, embellishing the sense of mystery that accompanies her lyrics. Vocally, she’s never sounded better.

Ocean to Ocean by Tori Amos is out Oct 29 via Decca.

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