Songfacts®: You can leave comments about the song at the bottom of the page.
After Amos' first major-label release, Y Kant Tori Read sunk without a trace, she had to dig deep inside herself, in her search for her true identity. She told Rolling Stone this meant killing her old self: "To talk about death was really important on Little Earthquakes because there was a part of me had to die. The image that I had created for whatever reason, had to die."
Amos recalled to Rolling Stone in 2009: "I worked with John Philip Shenale on this, who did all the string arrangements for Midwinter Graces, so this is one of those collaborations that has stood the test of time and I met him on this record."
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash
The Wishbone Ash guitarist on how touring with The Who inspired one of their most enduring songs, and why they moved to America at the peak of their powers.