US singer/songwriter FIONA APPLE is finally releasing a reworked version of her new album BEAUTIFUL MACHINE following a two year delay, after fans lobbied for it's release.The Grammy-winning star was supposed to release her third album, previously titled EXTRAORDINARY MACHINE, shortly following it's completion in May 2003, but the record was shelved by label Sony due to what they perceived as a lack of commercial appeal.However, music lovers have been calling for it's release after all 11 album tracks were enthusiastically received by fans and critics following an internet leak last year (04).In a statement on her website, Apple says, "Now that my album is finally finished I am very excited to have people hear what we did."Beautiful Machine will hit shelves in October (05).

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