To Venus and Back

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To Venus and Back
Studio album by Tori Amos
Released 20 September 1999 (UK)
September 21, 1999 (US)
Recorded January–May 1999 in Cornwall
Genre Trip-hop, electronica, electronic rock
Length 47:49 (disc one)
75:33 (disc two)
Language English
Label Atlantic (US), East West (Europe)
Producer Tori Amos
Tori Amos chronology
From the Choirgirl Hotel
(1998)
To Venus and Back
(1999)
Strange Little Girls
(2001)

To Venus and Back is the fifth album by Tori Amos. It was released on 20 September 1999 in the United Kingdom and on September 21, 1999 in the United States. The album has two discs. The first disc is called Venus: Orbiting. It has eleven new songs. The second disc is called Venus Live: Still Orbiting. It is thirteen recordings of song performances Amos made in her Plugged '98 tour. The album was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album and Amos was nominated for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the song "Bliss" at the 2000 Grammy Awards.[1] In 1999, Amos did a tour for the album, the "Five and a Half Weeks Tour".

Songs[change | change source]

All songs written and composed by Tori Amos. 

Disc one – Venus: Orbiting
No. Title Length
1. "Bliss"   3:42
2. "Juárez"   3:48
3. "Concertina"   3:56
4. "Glory of the 80's"   4:03
5. "Lust"   3:54
6. "Suede"   4:58
7. "Josephine"   2:30
8. "Riot Poof"   3:28
9. "Dātura"   8:25
10. "Spring Haze"   4:44
11. "1000 Oceans"   4:19
Disc two – Venus Live: Still Orbiting
No. Title Length
1. "Precious Things"   7:37
2. "Cruel"   6:47
3. "Cornflake Girl"   6:31
4. "Bells for Her"   5:42
5. "Girl"   4:15
6. "Cooling"   5:09
7. "Mr. Zebra"   1:17
8. "Cloud on My Tongue"   4:58
9. "Sugar"   5:10
10. "Little Earthquakes"   7:37
11. "Space Dog"   5:46
12. "Waitress"   10:24
13. "Purple People"   4:11

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