Allison Crowe: New Video “Doughnut Song” (Tori Amos Cover)

Allison Crowe continues to release videos from her upcoming 16-song “visual album.” Allison’s cover of Tori Amos’ “Doughnut Song” is here paired with footage from the 1947 surrealist film Dreams That Money Can Buy. I’ll post the full 16-video playlist here upon its release.

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Allison Crowe Announces Video Album!

Forget BeyoncĂ©, our favorite Canadian songstress Allison Crowe just announced the upcoming release of her first “video album.” Comprised of previously released Allison Crowe originals as well as covers of songs by Annie Lennox, Tori Amos and Elton John, the video album will be released in September. Checkout the tracklist and image teaser below…

Allison Crowe Video Album Tracklist:

Circular Reasoning
There Is
Doughnut Song
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Sweet Dreams
Double-Edged Swords
Running for Home
Alive and Breathing
Throw Your Arms Around Me

Dallinda Patton: Me and a Gun (Tori Amos Cover)

While browsing Youtube for Tori Amos videos, I stumbled across this extraordinary acapella cover of “Me and a Gun” by Dallinda Patton.

Dallinda’s description of her video says: “This song means the world to me, as a rape victim just the words express how I feel, this is my first cover. If you like it please give me a thumbs up (if you or somebody you know have been sexually abused please call 1-800-656-4673 it’s free and confidential.

Knowing her personal connection to the song’s painful lyrics makes her performance even more haunting, so much so it brought tears to my eyes. Yet Dallinda’s beautiful voice and impressively professional vocal phrasing would make any song sound magnificent. I really hope this isn’t the last time we get to hear her astounding voice…