Little Earthquakes

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Little Earthquakes
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 13, 1992 (UK)
February 25, 1992 (US)
RecordedAugust 1990 – May 1991
GenreAlternative rock, piano rock
LabelAtlantic (US), East West (Europe)
ProducerTori Amos, Eric Rosse, Davitt Sigerson, Ian Stanley
Tori Amos chronology
Little Earthquakes 'Under the Pink
Singles from Little Earthquakes
  1. "Me and a Gun"
    Released: October 21, 1991
  2. "Silent All These Years"
    Released: April 1992 (US), November 18, 1991 (UK)
  3. "China"
    Released: January 20, 1992
  4. "Winter"
    Released: November 24, 1992 (US), March 9, 1992 (UK)
  5. "Crucify"
    Released: May 12, 1992 (US), June 8, 1992 (UK)

Little Earthquakes is the first solo album by Tori Amos. Five singles were released from it. The album got good reviews from music critics. It is the only Tori Amos album in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Singles[change | change source]

"Me and a Gun" was released as the first single from Little Earthquakes. It is a song about when Amos was raped in Los Angeles when she was 21. "Silent All These Years" was released as the second single. It reached 21 in the UK Singles Chart. "China" was released as the third single from the album. The album's fourth single "Winter" was released March 9, 1992 in the United Kingdom. It reached 25 in the UK Singles Chart. "Crucify" was the album's last single. It reached 15 in the UK Singles Chart.

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written and composed by Tori Amos. 

No. Title Length
1. "Crucify"   4:58
2. "Girl"   4:06
3. "Silent All These Years"   4:10
4. "Precious Things"   4:26
5. "Winter"   5:40
6. "Happy Phantom"   3:12
7. "China"   4:58
8. "Leather"   3:12
9. "Mother"   6:59
10. "Tear in Your Hand"   4:38
11. "Me and a Gun"   3:44
12. "Little Earthquakes"   6:51
Total length: