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There are things I wont expose. Like who my musical influences are.
I'm gonna tell you who I've slept with before I tell you that.
Certain things are sacred.
- Tori Amos
Submitted by: LucidLupin
Musically, I always allow myself to jump off of cliffs. At least that's what it feels like to me. Whether that's what it actually sounds like might depend on what the listener brings to the songs.
- Tori Amos
Submitted by: LucidLupin

Band Name Origins:

  • Tori Amos was born Myra Ellen Amos but figured out that you really *can't* get many guys (or sell records :p) with the name Myra Ellen. She was at a bar with a few friends and one of her guy friends said, 'You look like a Tori' and thus the name stuck. Submitted by: Snowii

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Myra Ellen Amos. Submitted by: BreakingBenAlways

Also known as: Myra Ellen Amos. Submitted by: Bobo

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Natashya - Lothlorien was a land of Elves, not Faeries. Submitted by: Brie
  • Natashya - 'Faery' is incorrect. The word is spelt 'F-A-E-R-I-E'. Submitted by: me
  • Natashya Lórien - Lórien is short for Lothlórien, one of the main Elven cities in the Lord of the Rings. It is (or was, rather) ruled by Lady Galadriel and kept alive by Nenya, the Elven Ring of Water. It diminished when Galadriel and the Three Rings left for Valinor after the One Ring was destroyed. It was also "the name of the gardens and dwelling-place of the Vala Irmo, who was himself usually called Lórien" (The Silmarillion). Lothlórien means Lórien of the Blossom, and loth means flower. I doubt even Tori knew all of that! Submitted by: Irenthel
  • Natashya Lorien - I like the first name, but the middle name sounds a bit too much like a really weird alien from Babylon 5. Submitted by: LadyCorneliusPlum
  • Natashya Lórien - Lórien stems from the name for the faery land in Lord of the Rings, Lothlorien. Submitted by: jennie

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Professional Widow"Honey bring it close to my lips, yeah! - Ben

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Noisy All These Years""Silent All These Years"Odie Garfield
"Phill Jupitus""Hey Jupiter"pickle*
"She's Your Propane""She's Your Cocaine"pickle
"Korn Fan Girl""Cornflake Girl"newage

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Caught a Light Sneeze,"You can't literally catch a sneezeThe Mole
"Cloud On My Tongue,"Clouds don't exist on people's tongues.Yvette Bristle
"Cornflake Girl,"No person is made from corn flakes.Fifi McFeef
"Dark Side of the Sun,"Sun's a hot ball of gas emitting light everywhere.crazydon
"1000 Oceans,"Not on Earth alone, anywayRegina Olsen

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Diamonds," Rihanna"Carbon," Tori Amos
"July 12, 1939," Charlie Rich"Wednesday," Tori Amos
"At The Park," Field Mob"You Can Bring Your Dog," Tori Amos
"When," Kalin Twins"Wednesday," Tori Amos
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"You Can Bring Our Dog" originally "You Can Bring Your Dog"
Candy Welty
"Staring" originally "Starling"
"You Can Ring Your Dog" originally "You Can Bring Your Dog"
But only if you can get your bell to fetch.
Ingrid McCannless
"Park" originally "Spark"
Peggy Pollock
"Sark" originally "Spark"
Sark is one of the Channel Islands
Olga Ruiz

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Horsens" originally "Horses"
Horsens is a city in Denmark.
Monica Harpootlian
"You Can Bring Your Dong" originally "You Can Bring Your Dog"
Sung to a Vietnamese person about their money
"Song For Erica" originally "Song For Eric"
Gender change by letter addition
Tim Panuchus
"You Can Bring Your Doug" originally "You Can Bring Your Dog"
Candy Welty
"Abnormally Attracted To Sine" originally "Abnormally Attracted To Sin"
Neglecting the other trigonometric functions
Harriet Henderson

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Song For Erin" originally "Song For Eric"
Gender change by letter change
Tim Panuchus
"Song For Erie" originally "Song For Eric"
For Lake Erie or Erie, Pennsylvania?
Tim Panuchus
"Song For Epic" originally "Song For Eric"
Tim Panuchus
"Pandora's Aquarius" originally "Pandora's Aquarium"
No, that constellation doesn't represent Pandora.
Karen Smith
"You Can Bring Your Doe" originally "You Can Bring Your Dog"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Toast""I'm Toast"Paul Robinson
"Silent All These Years""Brian Gets No Beer"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Caught a Lite Sneeze""What a Tight Squeeze"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Cornflake Girl""Lazy Boy"Christopher Long
"Welcome to England""Welcome to Iran"MrMacphisto
"Caught a Lite Sneeze""Cutting the Cheese"MrMacphisto
"God""Rod (Blagojevich)"MrMacphisto
"Devils & Gods""Where's My IPod?"Paul Robinson

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Code RedMountain Dew Code Redcrazydon
Hoochie WomanHooch (alcopops)pickle*
The Power Of Orange KnickersTom Jones tourpickle*
Cornflake GirlKellogg's 'Kick-Start' campaignpickle*
Mr. ZebraRacing Stripespickle*
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Cornflake GirlKelloggs HQRichard Davies
Muhammad My FriendHarrods'pickle*
Sweet The StingWinnie The Pooh's answering machinepickle*
The Wrong BandChannel 4 UK Hall Of Famepickle*
Professional WidowDating ServiceKooKooDee
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Still Crazy After All These Years
   Paul Simon
Silent All These Years
   Tori Amos
Still Silent After All These Years
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
   Taylor Swift
Humpty Dumpty
   Tori Amos
We Are Never Ever Getting Humpty Dumpty Back Together
Just like all the king's horses and men couldn't
Megan Tereon
Shake The Sugar Tree
   Pam Tillis
   Tori Amos
Shake The Horse Sugar Trees
Horse Sugar (Symplocos tinctoria) is a small tree.
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
Today Was A Fairytale
   Taylor Swift
A Sorta Fairytale
   Tori Amos
Today Was A Sorta Fairytale
Little Old Lady Hu
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Tori Kelly Amos
Tori Kelly combined with Tori Amos
Submitted By: Hollajuku
Daniel Tori Amos
Daniel Amos combined with Tori Amos
Submitted By: Little Old Lady Hoo
Tori Amos Milburn
Tori Amos combined with Amos Milburn
Amos Milburn is a late R&B/boogie-woogie singer popular mainly in the 1940s and 1950s (before Tori was born), and died before Tori became musically active. Still, their names could be combined in before-and-after form.
Submitted By: Annemarie
Tori Amos Lee
Tori Amos combined with Amos Lee
Submitted By: Little Old Lady Hoo

There are additional Tori Amos Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Professional Widow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a plate of Toasted Marmite
Original Lyrics:
Honey, bring it close to my lips, yes
"Professional Widow - Armand van Helden remix"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's gotta big dick
Original Lyrics:
It's gotta be big
"Professional Widow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Soggy bread
Original Lyrics:
It's gotta be big
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a cake for a dog who's baking for love
Original Lyrics:
Got a kick for a dog, begging for love
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Professional Widow - Armand van Helden remix"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's gotta big dick
Original Lyrics:
It's gotta be big

Story about this misheard lyric by: Berni

Shouted at the top of my lungs on any dance floor whilst at Uni when released!

There are additional misheard stories available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Sweet Dreams"
The Funny Lyrics:
I've got lizards and snakes running through my body,
Funny how they all have my face.
Why They're Funny:
All I can think of is a whole bunch of tiny little tori-snakes slithering about all over the place. Sick, I know.
Submitted by: Patch
"Mister Zebra"
The Funny Lyrics:
Hello Mister Zebra,
ran into some confusion with a Mrs Crocodile
furry mussels marching on
she thinks she's Kaiser Wilhelm
Why They're Funny:
It's just so silly! The rest of the song is just as silly as well!
Submitted by: Krista
There are additional Funny lyrics available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Proffesional Widow"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Oh honey bring it close to my,
oh honey bring close to my,
oh honey bring it close to my lips yeah...
It's gotta be big,
it's gotta be big,
it's gotts be big,
it's gotta be big etc......
Why They're Repetitive:
these is more or less the song, but it is good huh?!
Submitted by: big

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Father, I killed my monkey
I had to let it out
To taste the sweetness of spring
Why They're Nonsensical:
This puts me in mind of the story Frank Skinner told at Leeds City Varieties about the residents of Hartlepool who hung a monkey in mistake for a French spy. As this was the time when French footballer Eric Cantona played for Leeds United, Frank reckoned the monkey had its collar up just like Cantona's!
Submitted by: pickle*
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Tuna, rubber, little blubber in my igloo
Why They're Nonsensical:
Words fail me.
Submitted by: wolfie
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Happy Phantom"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Will you still call for me when she falls asleep
Or do we soon forget the things we cannot see?
Why They're Misrhymed:
Very few of the lines in this song rhyme, but this particular couplet is painful because it's comparatively close, yet so far off the mark. Personally, I think a better choice would have been 'cannot keep', but I'm no songwriter.
Submitted by: jmd

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

"Me and a Gun"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Me and a gun
and a man on my back
When you're pushed flat on your stomach
It's not a classic Cadillac
Why They're Inappropriate:
I'm not sure I'd actually classify this as "inappropriate" but it was the best definition for it out of the ones listed. The song is about rape.
Submitted by: Tim Kramar

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Cornflake Girl"
The Dated Lyrics:
Gone to the other side
With my encyclopedia
Why They're Dated:
You mean your Wikipedia, right? By the time the '90s were over, my parents had no clue what to do with our old encyclopedia set. All the information was dated by '92, and the format was completely obsolete already.
Submitted by: Chris Storms
The Dated Lyrics:
Never was one for a prissy girl
Coquette call in for an ambulance
Reach high, doesn't mean she's holy
Just means she's got a cellular handy
Why They're Dated:
"Cellular" is a very dated term for a mobile phone, for starters. The lyrics also are to insinuate that girl spoken of in the song is rich, not holy, because due to the ownership of a mobile phone. You know, 'cause that isn't something that grade schoolers regularly have now.
Submitted by: Chris Storms

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"Little Amsterdam"
The Dirty Lyrics:
father only you can save my soul
playing that organ must account for something
Why They're Dirty:
I never really thought about it until I saw Tori in concert. On 'playing that organ' she stroked the length of the mic suggestively, as if it were a phallus.
Submitted by: SanguinaryApple
"In the Springtime of His Voodoo"
The Dirty Lyrics:
got an angry snatch
girls you know what i mean
when swivelin that hip doesn't do the trick
me pureed sanitarily mr sulu
Why They're Dirty:
Don't know if I consider these 'dirty', but some folks might...anyway, these always kind of tickled me...Tori is a trip...'got an angry snatch, girls you know what I mean' is certainly a rather unique and personal sounding lyric...and 'me pureed sanitarily mr sulu' sounds an awful lot like a douching process...NOTE: I didn't capitalize her lyrics because she writes them all in lower case...
Submitted by: Paul Robinson
There are additional dirty lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Tear in Your Hand"
The Lyrics:
I don't believe you're leaving cause me and Charles
Manson like the same ice cream
Who They Mention:
Charles Manson
Submitted by: Joe Pearson
"Space Dog"
The Lyrics:
Seems I keep getting this story twisted
so where's Neil when you need him
Who They Mention:
The lyrics refer to British author Neil Gaiman
Submitted by: Shiri
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"TOR-ee AY-muhs
The surname, which rhymes with "famous", can also be pronounced AY-mohss (rhyming with 'gross'), but it's still unemphasized.
Submitted by: Alex

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Fire To Your Plain"
The Lyrics:
You can pray to your Jane
I put out the call
But not to be saved
Called my Deviline kin
With her yellow Astin Martin
"We gotta get this right"
Product Brand Name:
Astin Martin cars
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"A Sorta Fairytale"
The Song Lyrics:
Feel out the summer breeze
Didn't know when we'd be back
Song They Mention:
"Summer Breeze" (by Seals & Crofts)
Submitted by: nally

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

Opening Lines:
Not tonight, Josephine.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout"
Opening Lines:
Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout would not take the garbage out
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Abnormally Attract Ed To Sin" originally "Abnormally Attracted To Sin"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Tax I Ride" originally "Taxi Ride"
However one rides a tax!
Submitted by: Justin B. Burr
"Devil Sand Gods" originally "Devils And Gods"
Submitted by: Josh
"Drag On" originally "Dragon"
Submitted by: Josh

Band Name Anagrams:

Rita Moos Submitted by: Natasha Bly
A cow named Rita?
Maris, Too Submitted by: Alexis
Mari Soto Submitted by: Alexis
one letter shy from being a 70s-80s Reds pitcher
Tom Soria Submitted by: Alexis
Gender change by anagramming
Sia Motor Submitted by: Lori Blonde

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Ashley Sent Real Tiles" originally "Silent All These Years"
Submitted by: John
"Leslie Lets Ray Hasten" originally "Silent All These Years"
Submitted by: John
"Leslie Lets Ryan Haste" originally "Silent All These Years"
Submitted by: John
"Aorta Fairytales" originally "A Sorta Fairytale"
Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
"Aorta's Fairytale" originally "A Sorta Fairytale"
Submitted by: Lucy Crosland

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

The Lyrics:
They're trapping angels by the Potomac
Referencing the Potomac River which runs through Washington DC, directing the listener to the understanding that this song is about the political climate in America at the time (the Bush administration)
Submitted by: Saklas
"Can't See New York"
The Lyrics:
But I can't see new york
As I'm circling down
This song was written as a response to 9-11.
Submitted by: Shiri

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Flying Dutchman" Length: 6:31
Submitted by: Evan

Super Short Pop Songs:

"Fat Sl*t" Length: 0:41
By far the worst song from her "American Doll Posse" album, it's so short, it comes and goes before you know it!
Submitted by: crazydon

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"All Roast Mosey" originally "Almost Rosey"
Submitted by: Emily Lime
"Dew Can Ring Your Bog" originally "You Can Bring Your Dog"
How would dew do THAT?
Submitted by: Marlene L. Ram
"Caught A Slight Knees " originally "Caught A Light Sneeze"
Submitted by: She
"Soddy And Bowl" originally "Body And Soul"
Submitted by: Reese Witherspoonerism
"Snot A Light Keys" originally "Caught A Light Sneeze"
Submitted by: She

Names as a Word Bank:

A Smart Imitator Submitted by: Ferragamo
Omits Ass Toot Aroma Submitted by: Karen Smith
Better than if she EMITTED it?
Is A Smart Ass Submitted by: Karen Smith
Oh how the blessings of her name's letters accrue!
Art Imitator Submitted by: Karen Smith
You mean she's not the real thing?
I Roast Most Tomato Tarts Submitted by: Karen Smith

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Morey Ate Us originally "Tori Amos"
Submitted by: Lori Tirol
Amy Tore Us originally "Tori Amos"
Submitted by: Lucille Ball sized hail
Ori Tame Us originally "Tori Amos"
Submitted by: Sherock

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"Cornflake Girl"
The Lyrics:
And the man with the golden gun thinks he knows so much
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), a James Bond movie
Submitted by: Shiri

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