Tori Amos was born on August 22, 1963 into a priest's family who ran a Methodist church. Since the first day, she proved that she had unique musical abilities. When she was two years old, she began to play the piano a little and at four she composed her first play. She soon began to play and sing in the church chorus.
In 1968, she was accepted into a prestigious conservatory in Baltimore Maryland. However, through the years, the interests of Tori Amos went far away from classical music. Her favorite singer mainly was Led Zeppelin. The hobby affected her studies because during her next examinations the 13 year old girl began to play something very different from what she was taught. As a result, she was immediately expelled from the conservatory.
In 16 years, Tori Amos thought of a new occupation by singing in the bars and nightclubs in the state of Washington. At that moment, according to her friends, she changed her name from Ellen to Tori because for some reason she did not wish to use her real name.
In 1984, Tori Amos went to live in Los Angeles. She wised to be a fate star very much and she became the vocalist for the hard fatal group Can't Tori Read. She had all that she needed to become a success, long hair, a short skirt, and a future participation with Guns and Roses. Atlantic, the large recording company signed her to a contact with a group in 1987, but the album failed with a crash. In a vocal, Tori Amos was not fond of the pop hard fate.
Tori Amos has continued to be involved in music but as a solo artist. By soul searching, she created a firm style with her piano, broken vocals, and her illogical rhythms. On the same label, Atlantic in 19992, she released her first compact disk called The Little Earthquakes. The world got to know about Tori Amos. It first, it went gold in the United States and then because it was successful her, it went gold in Great Britain.
The songs Silence all of these years and Crucify became hits and the tune Me and a gun became the hymn for organizations trying to help rape victims and helping to prevent rape. The song was based on a true story that happened once. This product had shaken out all of her honesty. Soon she surprised the critics with versions of Nirvana and Smells like Teen Spirit. People started to recognize Tori Amos albums and songs.
The compact disk Under the Pink was released in 1994. It was on sale but there were no buyers for it. Then, an air song called Cornflake Girl became a hit. The third compact disk Boys for People came about after she broke up with her boyfriend and was left with a lasting impression. Her songs became more hard and jagged with the help of producer Eric Rose. One song referred to father Lucifer and it was characterized with new mysticism because the song used a harpsichord; this was a new instrument for rock music.
This compact disk took Tori Amos on a global concert tour. By the end of the tour, she found out that she was pregnant and she appeared in the seventh sky with happiness. However, she suffered a miscarriage three months later and this affected the compact disk that was released in 1998.