Fiona Apple Receives Best Pop Vocal Album Grammy Nomination

NEW YORK--()--Dec. 8, 2005--Fiona Apple continues her extraordinary return with a Grammy nomination today for Best Pop Vocal Album for her critically acclaimed album Extraordinary Machine, released this past October by Epic Records.

Earlier this year, Extraordinary Machine debuted at #7 and garnered Fiona her highest chart debut of her career. The album quickly ascended to the #1 spot on the iTunes album chart that same week.

Fiona Apple is just wrapping up her first headlining tour in 6 years with two sold out dates tonight and tomorrow in Philadelphia at the Tower Theater and will close the tour in New York City on December 11 at the Nokia Theater. Fiona will make her debut on The Today Show on Monday December 12 performing the title track "Extraordinary Machine" and fan favorite "Paper Bag."

Fiona will return to the road in 2006 opening for Coldplay - see attached for dates.

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 her 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.

Fiona Apple Opening for Coldplay

1/25/06       SEATTLE, WA                 KEY ARENA

1/26/06       VANCOUVER BC                GM PLACE

1/30/06       SACRAMENTO, CA              ARCO ARENA

1/31/06       OAKLAND, CA                 OAKLAND ARENA

2/1 /06       SAN JOSE, CA                HP PAVILION @ SAN JOSE

2/3/06        LAS VEGAS, NV               MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

2/4/06        LOS ANGELES, CA             THE FORUM

2/6/06        ANAHEIM, CA                 ARROWHEAD POND

2/19/06       DENVER, CO                  PEPSI CENTER

2/20/06       OMAHA, NE                   QWEST CENTER

2/22/06       DETROIT, MI                 PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS

2/23/06       LOUISVILLE, KY              FREEDOM HALL

2/25/06       HOUSTON, TX                 TOYOTA CENTER

2/26/06       DALLAS, TX                  AMERICAN AIRLIINES CENTER

2/27/06       OKLAHOMA CITY, OK           FORD CENTER

3/2/06        WASHINGTONG DC              MCI CENTER

3/4/06        ORLANDO, FL                 T.D. WATERHOUSE CENTRE

3/5/06        TAMPA, FL                   FORD PAVILION


For Epic Records
Kathy Reilly, 212-833-5484


For Epic Records
Kathy Reilly, 212-833-5484