oh happy day! my darling tori amos is offering up a free download of one of her new tracks entitled maybe california off her upcoming album abnormally attracted to sin – head over to spinner to nab the song for yourself – and watch the accompanying video ‘visualette’ below (there will be one for each track off the new album) people local to LA will notice ms. amos wandering past a number of los angeles hot spots! i simply can’t wait until ms. amos blows into town again to play us toriphiles some of her new music – i’m totally planning on being there! anyways tonight i’m heading out again to see ladytron over at the henry fonda theater – my blogger comrade and friend sheena beaston was supposed to go with me but her flight from NYC was delayed by a few hours so she won’t make it in time :( yet i will make sure to have fun for the both of us! popbytes over & out for tonight … xoxo
This Mother’s Day, Tori Amos wanted to extend a special gift to all mothers in the best way she knows how: with song. ‘Maybe California’ — off her May 19th-due album, ‘Abnormally Attracted to Sin’ — was written, as she describes it, from one mother to another, who, as the lyrics explore, is contemplating suicide. The tune itself is meant as a saving grace, of sorts.
“There are people in our lives, and we all know them, that are able to give even in the darkest of times,” Amos, who has an 8-year-old daughter, Natashya, says. “Even when they seem depleted. But somehow by giving, they gain this magical light. Even the most giving person needs a gift every once and a while, just to know they are seen and appreciated. ‘Maybe California’ is my gift to you.” SOURCE