Article In Raygun - Dec 96/Jan 97

Added November 26, 1996

Tori is one of the artists profiled in the new December 1996/January 1997 issue of RAYGUN magazine in an article about Artist Formed Labels.

"It's about making choices for the right reasons," says Tori Amos who recently launced Igloo Records, a subsidiary label for Atlantic. "It's not about being an independant label and being a big player and shmoozing at the Ivy, or whevever the fuck they go. We shouldn't siugn people unless we understand them and they understand us."

Amos, whose Igloo label has so far only released a debut album from PET, says "I cant stand it when I hear something that blows me away, and people shit all over it and no one gives it a chance. Well, wait a minute, I can do something about this. At least I can put it out there. At least these artists get a chance without having to get a face lift or a nose job."

"That doesnt mean I dont have arguements with them. Believe me, I have had arguements with Pet over certain principles and they have argued back."

"Madonna is such a great business woman that it staggers me sometimes. Will she find the next Miles Davis? I don't know. But she has a savvy for what is commerical."

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