Fiona Apple maintains a fairly infrequent record release schedule, dropping a new LP every six or seven years, and giving interviews with equal rarity. Vulture lucked into the story after Apple hit up writer Rachel Handler on Twitter. The last record and this record feel more like mine than the other records. And I tend to forget about working after a while. Apple also expressed trepidation about leaving her reclusive lifestyle for the media world once the new album is released. The only reason I can think of is money. Elsewhere, she touched upon denying Panic! At the Disco rights to sample one of her songs, and revealed what happened to her missing Grammy Award.
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“Are we recording? Are we doing vocals? I think we are.”
You could say controversy helped Fiona Apple when she began her career. Apple was all of 18 when she released her debut album, Tidal. The year was and she had embarked on a career in music just two years earlier.
An eight-time Grammy Award nominee and one-time winner , her albums have reached the top fifteen on the U. Classically trained on piano as a child, she began composing her own songs when she was eight years old. Her debut album, Tidal , containing songs written when she was 17, was released in and received a Grammy Award for Best Female Vocal Rock Performance for the single " Criminal ". She followed with When the Pawn For her third album, Extraordinary Machine , Apple again collaborated with Brion, and began recording the album in However, Apple was reportedly unhappy with the production and opted not to release the record, leading fans to protest Epic Records , erroneously believing that the label was withholding its release. The album was eventually re-produced without Brion and released in October In , she released her fourth studio album, The Idler Wheel