Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart (born September 13, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Classically trained on piano as a child, Apple began composing her own songs when she was eight years old. Her debut album, Tidal, written when Apple was 17, was released in 1996 and received a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the single "Criminal". 1999), produced by Jon Brion, which was also critically and commercially successful and was certified platinum.
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The discography of American singer-songwriter and pianist Fiona Apple consists of four studio albums, one compilation album, 17 singles and 15 music videos. In 1994, Apple signed a record deal with The Work Group and Columbia Records, and began recording material for her debut album Tidal. The album contained elements of alternative rock, baroque pop and jazz. It became a commercial success, being certified three-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
To say that the released version of Extraordinary Machine is a marked improvement over the bootlegged version is not to say that it sounds more complete - after all, the booted Jon Brion productions sounded finished, as evidenced by the two cuts that were retained; the intricate chamber pop of the opening title track and the closing "Waltz (Better Than Fine).
Extraordinary Machine is the long-awaited third album from multi-platinum artist Fiona Apple. Extraordinary Machine contains 12 electrifying tracks, including the brand new songs 'Parting Gift' and 'O' Sailor', all of which feature the brilliant music and poignant, passionate lyrics that have inspired legions of intensely loyal fans all over the world. Fiona has not lost one ounce of her touch. The stunningly mature vocals of a still so youthful and yet so refined a woman, the striking piano arrangements, and the unique style without the overproduction continue to reveal an artist who wants to remain true to her style, even if it means having to settle for the gold at the expense of sacrificing an opportunity of achieving multiplatinum sales status, which I.
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Extraordinary Machine is the third album by American singer-songwriter Fiona Apple, released by Epic Records in the United States on October 4, 2005. Produced by Jon Brion, it was expected to be released in 2003 but was delayed several times by the record label without explanation, leading to speculation that a dispute had arisen over its commercial appeal. In collaboration with producers Mike Elizondo and Brian Kehew, Apple re-recorded the album over 2004 and 2005, and it was eventually released more than three years after the original recording sessions began. In 2009, Extraordinary Machine was named the 49th best album of the 2000s by Rolling Stone magazine. The album was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album in 2006.