"Beauty Queen/Horses"
from Boys for Pele






Atlantic Records, East West Records


Tori Amos


Tori Amos

"Beauty Queen/Horses" is the opening track on Tori Amos' 1996 studio album Boys for Pele

Background Edit

Two separate songs - "Beauty Queen" and "Horses" - combined into one track, "Beauty Queen/Horses" is the opening track on

Alternate and remastered versions Edit

Fire-Eater's Wife Edit

A previously unreleased intro to "Beauty Queen" titled "Fire-Eater's Wife" was released on Disc E of the 2006 boxset A Piano: The Collection.

Live performances Edit

"Beauty Queen/Horses" was first performed live during the 1996 Dew Drop Inn Tour and has been played on many of Amos's tours since. The song served as set opener for every performance on the Dew Drop Inn Tour.

"Horses" has been performed independently during several tours, beginning with the 1998 Plugged Tour where a new, full-band version of the song debuted.

Lyrics Edit

Personnel Edit

Credits taken from Boys for Pele liner notes.[1]

  • Bosendorfer through Leslie Cabinet and vocals – Tori Amos

References Edit


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