Tori Amos has called “Native Invader”, her 15th album, a “record of pain, blood and bone”
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Singer-songwriter Tori Amos is heading back to Luxembourg’s den Atelier as part of her “Native Invader” tour on 10 September, and Paperjam, Delano’s sister site, has tickets to give away.
The album of the same name, set for release 8 September, is the 15th by the celebrated songstress, who has called it a “record of pain, blood and bone”, although she hadn’t anticipated this when she set off on her trip throughout the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to reconnect with her mother’s family history in the summer of 2016.
By winter 2016, Tori’s mother had suffered a debilitating stroke. While the songwriter experienced this personal setback, the US went into a crisis of its own with the election of Donald Trump, the fallout of which plays a heavy part in the content of the album.
For fans, the concept might call to mind Tori’s seventh album, “Scarlet’s Walk”, in which a character based on Tori Amos travels across the U.S., taking a critical look at America following the 11 September 2001 attacks.