Above all, there are few musicians that I put on the same level as Tori. She's very important to me & I consider her a role model. Anyways, she gets the honor of being first in my OMGLOVEs series, where I pick ten songs from some artist/band that I just love. So...here it is.
Tear in Your Hand
What can I say? The instrumentation is beautiful. I love how she manages to make this breakup song sound like the complete opposite. A bit of lyrical dissonance. Oh and that moment where she sings "maybe it's time to wave goodbye now, time to wave goodbye now", and the pause comes...then BOOM! T comes back with full force. A great moment in her career.
Marianne is one of the few songs that caused tears to roll down my face. The music is just. So. Sad. Especially the "hold down" part, the climax, and the end. She refers to Marianne as the "quickest girl in the frying pan". Her demise was inevitable. …