Acclaimed artist Fiona Apple has completed her highly anticipated third album Extraordinary Machine and it will be released by Epic Records on October 4, 2005. Extraordinary Machine, produced by Mike Elizondo (Dr. Dre, Eminem and 50 Cent) and co-produced by Brian Kehew, contains twelve new tracks from this groundbreaking artist.
"Now that my album is finally finished, I am very, very excited to have people hear what we did - I am so proud of it, and all of us who worked on it." says Fiona Apple.
Fiona Apple's new official web site was launched on Monday, August 15, unveiling music and album artwork from Extraordinary Machine. Fans visiting the site are the first ones to hear two songs in their entirety from the new album: "O' Sailor" and "Parting Gift." In addition, there are an online promotion allowing fans to enter to win the new CD and a chance to see Fiona Apple live in concert. On Tuesday, August 16, various digital music stores made "O' Sailor," available for download.
Fiona Apple established herself as a visionary singer/songwriter at the age of nineteen with her debut album Tidal in 1996. This stunning album went on to earn her a Grammy Award in 1998 for "Best Female Rock Vocal Performance" establishing her as an uncompromising and original artist gaining intensely loyal fans all over the world. Fiona's second album, When The Pawn... was released in 1999 showcasing Fiona's edgy and elegant musical genius. Fiona Apple's highly touted albums and captivating videos have earned her numerous accolades from music fans and the music industry alike including two MTV Music Video Awards and two Grammy nominations and sales of over 5 million albums around the world.