Posts Tagged ‘Boys for Pele’

Because it’s been one of those weeks:

My faev part of the song by far are the backing vocals in the final bit, which Tori sings up front in this live version. When I was younger, I listened to the song dozens of times, trying to make those words out, so I could sing them myself.

I was a huge Tori Amos fan back in college, up through Boys for Pele. With Choirgirl, my attention started slipping, and I never bought any of the later albums. I only revisited her music in the past year or so.

The album version is, according to my custom, after the jump.


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I like the album version (below) but have always had a soft spot for this alternate version.

… because I once wore mascara like that. Possibly Tori’s best lyrics ever?

I go from day to day
I know where the cupboards are
I know where the car is parked
I know he isn’t you

It’s total rubbish that the video fades out there. The full & original versions are below.


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