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Boys for Pele Videos

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Description: Boys for Pele, the title of Tori Amos's epic third album, is as awkward and confusing as the music inside. Though it sounds like a recruitment slogan for Little League soccer, the name actually refers to the lost temples of feminine divinity. Pele, you see, is the Hawaiian volcano goddess; the boys, well, they're the sacrifices that quell the rumbling lady's rage. Attempting to regain fires stolen long ago, Pele rewrites the crucifixion to star a girl Jesus and in doing so conjures a forgotten matriarchal mythology. While Amos's characters--Jupiter, Muhammad, Lucifer--are male by name, the aural landscape into which they're thr ... (more)
Manufacturer: Atlantic
Release date: 23 January 1996
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075678286223 UPC: 075678286223
Tags: Usa (1), Cd (1), 1996 (1), Alternative (1), 1990's (1), Singer-songwriter (1), Piano (1), Alternative Rock (1), Chris (1), SD78 (1), Book 11 (1), Page 11 (1), Tori Amos (1), Tori (1), [Studio] (1)
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My Favorite Albums: 1996 (31 music items)
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My Top 20 Albums of 1996 (20 music items)
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