Single from Boys for Pele
January 22/23, 1996 (LP version)
Tori Amos (LP version)
"Hey Jupiter" is the ninth song on Tori Amos' 1996 album Boys for Pele. The Dakota Version of the song was released as the third single from Pele.
The Dakota Version and Hey Jupiter EP
The Hey Jupiter EP received mixed reviews. Stephen Thomas Erlewine gave the release two out of five stars, writing that the EP was "worthwhile for dedicated fans" but otherwise unnecessary.
Comic Book Tattoo
A seven-page story inspired by "Hey Jupiter" was included in the 2008 anthology Comic Book Tattoo, a collection of short comics inspired by Amos' discography. "Hey Jupiter" was written by Leah Moore and John Reppion, pencilled and inked by Pia Guerra, coloured by Mark Sweeney, and lettered by Kristyn Ferretti.
Amos performed "Hey Jupiter" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on June 27, 1996, marking her fifth appearance on the program. She played the song on harmonium, accompanied by Steve Caton on guitar.
Hey Jupiter EP (US)
August 20, 1996
|1.||"Hey Jupiter" (Dakota Version)||6:03|
|4.||"Professional Widow" (Merry Widow Version Live)||4:38|
|5.||"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" (Live)||4:31|
Credits taken from Boys for Pele and A Piano liner notes.