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* VisualInnuendo: Watch any random live performance of hers, and there's a chance she'll look like she's about to get it on with the microphone. Many YouTube commenters also wish to be reincarnated as her piano bench.

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* VisualInnuendo: Watch any random live performance of hers, and there's a chance she'll look like she's about to get it on with the microphone. Many YouTube Website/YouTube commenters also wish to be reincarnated as her piano bench.


** At a concert, she described how when she discovered masturbation at a young age, she was all to eager to tell the other girls at church what she just discovered she can do... who subsequently told her pastor father and got her in quite a bit of trouble.

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** At a concert, she described how when she discovered masturbation at a young age, she was all to too eager to tell the other girls at church what she just discovered she can do... who subsequently told her pastor father and got her in quite a bit of trouble.


* PlatonicLifePartners: With Creator/NeilGaiman. She had a similar friendship with Trent Reznor but admits They grew apart.

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* PlatonicLifePartners: With Creator/NeilGaiman. She had a similar friendship with Trent Reznor but admits They they grew apart.


* "Datura": Amos lists the plants found in her garden.
* "Bang": Amos lists the primary elements that humans are predominantly composed of to make the point that humans are all the same.

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* ** "Datura": Amos lists the plants found in her garden.
* ** "Bang": Amos lists the primary elements that humans are predominantly composed of to make the point that humans are all the same.

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* ListSong:
* "Datura": Amos lists the plants found in her garden.
* "Bang": Amos lists the primary elements that humans are predominantly composed of to make the point that humans are all the same.


* TheSomethingSong: "Doughnut Song", "Dolphin Song", "Hungarian Wedding Song", and "Song for Eric".

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* TheSomethingSong: "Chocolate Song", "Doughnut Song", "Dolphin Song", "Hungarian Wedding Song", and "Song for Eric".


** And then ''Unrepentant Geraldines'' and ''Native Invader' gave us inversions of this trope.

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** And then ''Unrepentant Geraldines'' and ''Native Invader' Invader'' gave us inversions of this trope.



** Genderflipped with "Etienne", a One Man Song.

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** Genderflipped with "Etienne", a "Etienne" and "Benjamin", both One Man Song.Songs.


** "Spark" doesn't sound like it's about a miscarriage until you get to the lyric "She's convinced she could hold back a glacer/but she couldn't keep baby alive/doubting if there's a woman in there somewhere."

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** "Spark" doesn't sound like it's about a miscarriage until you get to the lyric "She's convinced she could hold back a glacer/but glacier/but she couldn't keep baby alive/doubting if there's a woman in there somewhere."



* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Most of her music falls into levels 1 - 3, but some songs can fall into levels 4 or 5 (like "She's Your Cocaine" and "Teenage Hustling"; most concert versions of "Sugar", too). The above-linked version of "Cruel" might rate a 6, but that's as high as she gets.

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* LyricsVideoMismatch: "Glory of the '80s', a NostalgiaFilter song about Amos remembering her twenties carries a video consisting of a shuriken freeing a trapped Amos from a cage while she turns into a baby, crow and a fox.
* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Most of her music falls into levels 1 - 3, but some songs can fall into levels 4 or 5 (like "She's Your Cocaine" Cocaine", "iieee", and "Teenage Hustling"; most concert versions of "Sugar", too). The above-linked version of "Cruel" might rate a 6, but that's as high as she gets.



** And then ''Unrepentant Geraldines'' gave us an inversion of this trope.

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** And then ''Unrepentant Geraldines'' and ''Native Invader' gave us an inversion inversions of this trope.

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** "Sister Despair, Sister Despair. Can you bring the Dream King to me?" in "Mary's Eyes" refers to Desire's sister.


* OddFriendship: A friend of Tori's (and one of her biggest fans) is professional wrestler MickFoley.

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* OddFriendship: A friend of Tori's (and one of her biggest fans) is professional wrestler MickFoley.Wrestling/MickFoley.


* DarkerAndEdgier - Many of the songs on ''Strange Little Girls'' are darker and more troubling than the originals. Notable examples include "Raining Blood" and "'97 Bonnie and Clyde", which freaked out the original performers.

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* DarkerAndEdgier - Many of the songs on ''Strange Little Girls'' are darker and more troubling than the originals. Notable examples include "Raining Blood" and "'97 Bonnie and Clyde", [[HorrifyingTheHorror which freaked out the original performers.performers]].


Tori Amos (1963-) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. Her music walks the fine line between {{baroque pop}} & straightforward {{alternative rock}}. She has ventured off into other terri[[IncrediblyLamePun tori]]es, like electronic (''from the choirgirl hotel'', ''To Venus and Back'', ''Abnormally Attracted to Sin''), funk/soul/gospel (''The Beekeeper''), big band ("Pink and Glitter"), adult contemporary (''Scarlet's Walk'', certain songs on ''The Beekeeper''), country ("Not Dying Today", "Drive All Night") and even folk ("Wedding Day"). She has written about many topics, including rape, masturbation, war, religion, feminine sexuality, homosexuality (and related topics), betrayal, and... [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible other things]]. [[http://thegospelaccordingtorichardcroft.wordpress.com/2010/01/26/515-tori-amos-little-earthquakes-1992/ Richard Croft]] said it best about the public's perception of her: "The image of Tori Amos most widely known in pop culture is sort of like an American Music/{{Bjork}}, a modern Music/KateBush, a feminist icon, a screeching, red-haired banshee who flails wildly at the piano and sings all sorts of man-hating anthems for her throngs of similarly screeching, red-haired fans." Note that this description was tongue-in-cheek; she is not misandric, and her fans have a variety of hair colors.

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Tori Amos (1963-) (born Myra Ellen Amos, August 22, 1963) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. Her music walks the fine line between {{baroque pop}} & straightforward {{alternative rock}}. She has ventured off into other terri[[IncrediblyLamePun tori]]es, like electronic (''from the choirgirl hotel'', ''To Venus and Back'', ''Abnormally Attracted to Sin''), funk/soul/gospel (''The Beekeeper''), big band ("Pink and Glitter"), adult contemporary (''Scarlet's Walk'', certain songs on ''The Beekeeper''), country ("Not Dying Today", "Drive All Night") and even folk ("Wedding Day"). She has written about many topics, including rape, masturbation, war, religion, feminine sexuality, homosexuality (and related topics), betrayal, and... [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible other things]]. [[http://thegospelaccordingtorichardcroft.wordpress.com/2010/01/26/515-tori-amos-little-earthquakes-1992/ Richard Croft]] said it best about the public's perception of her: "The image of Tori Amos most widely known in pop culture is sort of like an American Music/{{Bjork}}, a modern Music/KateBush, a feminist icon, a screeching, red-haired banshee who flails wildly at the piano and sings all sorts of man-hating anthems for her throngs of similarly screeching, red-haired fans." Note that this description was tongue-in-cheek; she is not misandric, and her fans have a variety of hair colors.


** Let's not forget "Professional Widow"! It's kinda obvious that the song's about her... and more pointedly her father, perennial gossip Hank Harrison.

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** Let's not forget "Professional Widow"! It's Widow" - it's kinda obvious that the song's about her...Courtney... and more pointedly her father, perennial gossip Hank Harrison.


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** The b-side "Sweet Dreams" is about [[UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush George H.W. Bush]].



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* ''Native Invader'' (2017)

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*** DJ Armand Van Helden remixed the song into a far more upbeat and danceable number with his Star Trunk Funkin' Mix - which ended up as a number 1 in the UK!

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