Tori Amos

Tori Amos

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Part intimate profile, part detailed discography, this music compilation explores the life and work of Tori Amos, one of the most prolific alternative rock artists of the past few decades. Known for her piano-driven music and emotional, intense lyrics that delve into such topics as sexuality, religion, and personal tragedy, Amos has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. The artistic process behind the creation of these albums is revealed through exclusive interviews with people who worked alongside her in the studioone of her producers, sound engineers, and backing band membersand included is an analysis of her choice to break away from the traditional rules of the recording industry and forge her own path and musical identity. From her days as a young piano prodigy and her first band to her many years as a solo artist and her extensive touring and recording, the in-depth research into the personal influence behind Amoss music complements the chronicle of her professional career.
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  • Electronic book text | 240 pages
  • 152 x 228mm
  • ECW Press,Canada
  • Montreal, Canada
  • 25 B/W Photos
  • 1770901256
  • 9781770901254

Table of contents

Introduction: Then: The Road So FarStacey Abbott I. Whats the lore say? Exploring Folklore & Religion 1 Erin Giannini Theres Nothing More Dangerous Than Some A-Hole who Thinks He is on a Holy Mission: Using and (Dis)-Abusing Religious and Economic Authority on Supernatural 2 Jutta Wimmier and Lisa Kienzl I am an Angel of the Lord: An Inquiry into the Christian Nature of Supernaturals Heavenly Delegates 3 Mikel Koven and Gunnella Thorgeirsdottir Televisual Folklore: Rescuing Supernatural from the Fakelore Realm II. Jerk ... Bitch: Representations of Gender and Sexuality 4 Lorrie Palmer The Road to Lordsburg: Rural Masculinity in Supernatural 5 Bronwen Calvert Angels, Demons, and Damsels in Distress: The Representation of Women in Supernatural 6 Darren Elliott-Smith Go Be Gay for the Poor, Dead Intern: Conversion Fantasies and Queer Anxieties in Supernatural III. Bon Jovi rocks ... on occasion: Comedy and Music 7 Stacey Abbott Rabbits Feet and Spleen Juice: The Comic Strategies of TV Horror 8 Stan Beeler Two Greasers and a Muscle Car: Music and Character Development in Supernatural IV. The Gospel According to Chuck: Narrative and Storytelling in Supernatural 9 James Francis Thats So Gay: Camp, Drag, and the Power of Storytelling in Supernatural 10 David Simmons Theres a Ton of Lore on Unicorns too: Postmodernist Micro-Narratives and Supernatural 11 Alberto N. Garcia Breaking the Mirror: Metafictional Strategies in Supernatural V. Skin Mags and Shaving Cream: Sam and Dean on the Fringes of Time and Place 12 Lorna Jowett Purgatory with Color TV: Motel Rooms as Liminal Zones in Supernatural 13 Aaron C. Burnell Rebels, Rogues, and Sworn Brothers: Supernatural and the Shift in White Trash from Monster to Hero 14 Simon Brown Renegades and Wayward Sons: Supernatural and the 70s VI. Cruel Capricious Gods: Auteurs, Fans, Critics 15 Brigid Cherry Sympathy for the Fangirl: Becky Rosen, Fan Identity, and Interactivity in Supernatural 16 Karen Petruska Crossing Over: Network Transition, Critical Reception and Supernatural Longevity 17 Laura Felschow Plagiarism or Props: Homage to Neil Gaiman in Eric Kripkes Supernatural 18 David Lavery The Chapter at the End of This Book: Carver Edlund, Jeremy Carver, Ben Edlund, and Supernatural Authorship Epilogue: Now: The Road AheadDavid Lavery Back Pages Appendices A. Episode Guide B. The Supernatural Cast Notes Bibliography TV/Filmography
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