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"God"
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Single from Under the Pink

Released

January 31/February 1, 1994 (album)
February 3, 1994 (US)
August 1994 (AU, BE, UK)</br>

Length

3:58 (BE, UK, US)
3:55 (AU)

Label

Atlantic Records, East West Records

Writer

Tori Amos

Producer

Tori Amos and Eric Rosse

"God" is the second single from Tori Amos's 1994 album Under the Pink and the second song on the album itself.

Background Edit

Music video Edit

The music video for "God" was directed by Melodie McDaniel.[1]

Alternate versions and remixes Edit

The CJ Bollard remix of "God" was included on the reissue of Under the Pink in 2015.  

Other appearances Edit

Comic Book Tattoo Edit

A five-page story inspired by "God" appeared in the 2008 graphic novel anthology Comic Book Tattoo, a collection of short comics based on Amos' songs. "God" was written by Jim Bricker and pencilled, inked and coloured by Craig Taillefer.[2] The story, described by Taillefer as "a conversation piece", was done in colour and "a vaguely Tintin-ish cartoony style" he had not previously attempted.[3]

Live performances Edit

"God" was first performed live during the 1994 Under the Pink Tour and has been played on all of Tori's tours since, both solo and with a band. The song was performed by the character Santa on the 2007 American Doll Posse World Tour.

On the 2005 Original Sinsuality Tour, Amos debuted a medley of "God", "Tubular Bells" by Mike Enfield from The Exorcist, and "Running Up That Hill" by Kate Bush.

Live performances of "God" have been included on X and Legs and Boots.

TV appearances

Releases Edit

Personnel Edit

Credits taken from Under the Pink liner notes.[4]

  • Piano and vocals — Tori Amos
  • Bass — George Porter Jr.
  • Drums — Carlo Nuccio
  • Percussion — Paulinho Da Costa
  • Guitars — Steve Caton
  • Programming — Eric Rosse

References Edit

  1. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0362249/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast
  2. http://www.comics.org/issue/537267/
  3. http://www.craigtaillefer.com/2008/04/17/comic-book-tattoo/
  4. http://toriamos.com/go/galleries/view/170/1/8/albums/index.html

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