Wednesday, June 04, 2008

It's the End of the Record Business As We Know It and I Feel Fine

From today's New York Times:

The singer-songwriter Tori Amos has left Epic Records after six years to become independent and urged her fellow artists to “stop being dependent, dependent on any system that has become undependable,” Reuters reported. In a statement on her Web site (, Ms. Amos, 44, said she looked forward to crossing into the new uncharted music frontier. She released three albums on Epic, most recently “American Doll Posse” in 2007, which hit No. 5 on the Billboard 500. Before that she was with Atlantic from 1992 to 2001, when she, along with Rod Stewart, Poe, Collective Soul and other artists, left that label.

Hey, good for her, but face it -- she's been wacky at least since that vegetable necklace.


MBowen said...

This is something new? Aimee Mann has been releasing her own records for years, and Ani DiFranco has always been on her own label.

Anonymous said...

Wacky, how about the publicity photo of a piglet sucking at her breast. That's where her babies have to put their mouths!!!