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Y Kant Tori Read press release 1
from Michael Levine Public Relations Co.
June 10, 1988
Y KANT TORI READ DELIVERS "THE BIG PICTURE"; RELEASE OF SINGLE COINCIDES WITH MARTY CALLNER-DIRECTED VIDEO
Y KANT TORI READ is the brainchild of one of contemporary music's most provocative and beguiling new singer/songwriter/rockers, TORI. Newly released on Atlantic Records, TORI's debut album sets her lyrical obsessions to an array of big beat modern rock settings that were produced by Joe Chiccarelli.
According to TORI, the phrase, "Y KANT TORI READ" is the name of a warrior -- a woman who cannot read, nor does she have to because she speaks with music which is "the most powerful medium of communication," the Los Angeles-based artist explains.
The first single from the album is titled "The Big Picture." A powerful and melodic rocker, the song is about overcoming obstacles, "about pulling your head out of the darkness and looking at the big picture as opposed to constantly worrying
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Y Kant Tori Read press release 2
from Atlantic Records
July 1, 1988
TORI KANT READ BUT PLAYS AND SINGS FOR ATLANTIC EXECS
Coinciding with the release of her self-titled debut album, Atlantic recording artist Y Kant Tori Read recently fielded an extensive series of media interviews in New York City. "Y KANT TORI READ" includes "The Big Picture," the first single. While in New York, Y Kant Tori Read treated Atlantic executives to a four-song solo performance at Atlantic Studios.
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