Flavor (Tori Amos song)

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"Flavor"
Tori Amos - Flavor (Peter Rauhofer Mixes).jpg
Single by Tori Amos
from the album Gold Dust
Released September 6, 2012
Format CD single, digital download
Genre Classical (2012 version)
Trip hop, downtempo (2009 version)
Length 4:08 (2012 version)
4:05 (2009 version)
Label Deutsche Grammophon, Mercury Classics
Songwriter(s) Tori Amos
Producer(s) Tori Amos
Tori Amos singles chronology
"Carry"
(2011)
"Flavor"
(2012)
"Trouble's Lament"
(2014)
"Carry"
(2011)
"Flavor"
(2012)
"Trouble's Lament"
(2014)

"Flavor" is a song written and recorded by Tori Amos, originally appearing on her album Abnormally Attracted to Sin (2009) as a down-tempo song, and later released as the lead single from her album Gold Dust (2012) which features classical rearrangements of selected songs from her oeuvre. Amos stated she felt the song was overlooked on its original album and had to be re-worked and noticed on Gold Dust.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Flavor" was directed by Danielle Levitt and it features Amos walking the streets of New York City and encountering many different people, including skaters, gospel women from Harlem, drag queens, and breakdancers.[2]

Peter Rauhofer mixes[edit]

In 2012 Peter Rauhofer, known for his dance remixes of several well known hits from artists including Cher, Madonna, Yoko Ono, and Pink, among others, was commissioned to remix the first single lifted from Gold Dust. An EP containing four remixes was released in late 2012. "Flavor" reached #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart in February 2013.[3][4] This remix was Rauhofer's last mainstream release before his death in 2013.

Track list[edit]

  1. "Flavor (Club Mix)" – 7:35
  2. "Flavor (Big Room Mix)" – 9:00
  3. "Flavor (Old Skool Dub Mix)" – 7:07
  4. "Flavor (Club Mix Radio Edit)" – 4:00[5]

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 887
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[7] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]