Released September 21, 1999
Recorded Cornwall, 1999
Genre Alternative rock, electronica
Length Disc one: 47:52, Disc two: 75:33
Producer Tori Amos
Album Info Clik Here (allmusic.com)
To Venus and Back, the fifth album released by singer and songwriter Tori Amos, is a two-disc album set including a studio album and a live album. The first disc, titled Venus: Orbiting, features eleven original songs that finds Amos experimenting heavily in electronica. It spawned the singles "Bliss" (August 1999), "1000 Oceans" (August 1999), "Glory of the 80's" (Europe only, November 1999), and "Concertina" (U.S. only, February 2000). The lead single, "Bliss", is the first major-label single available for sale as a digital download. The second disc, Venus Live: Still Orbiting, is a thirteen-track album compiling live tracks recorded from her Plugged '98 tour. This is the first official live release of Amos' career.