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  • Invisibleboy27

    "I was taught a belief system where there wasn't really any room to discover my own belief system. So whether it's in 'Icicle' or 'God' or 'Past the Mission'... where from 'Icicle' where the girl masturbates to survive that whole sexual, shamed, repressive world which I grew up in. So at ten years old, I would think these things and feel really bad that I had these feelings. And when they would put the wafer on my tongue, you know how they put the wafer and 'this is the body of Christ' blah, blah, blah. And I'm going, 'You know, this doesn't feel really comforting. I mean, my little warm hand on my little warm spot would feel much more comforting than this stale wafer.' And 'Icicle' is kinda the tragedy on the record, but that girl's really brave."

    May 2015
  • Invisibleboy27

    "'Icicle,' the little girl reclaiming her numb parts, her sexuality that was lost with her religion."

    May 2015
  • Invisibleboy27

    "This (the masturbation) was when I was ten. I remember my sister threatening she was going to tell on me because I asked her about it...You know, she had been really threatened by the whole religion. And she was genuinely worried for my soul...My instinct was 'This is natural', but the belief system was that it was evil. You couldn't love Jesus and do this. You have to understand, I was doing this while saying 'Jesus, I love you. Jesus, I love you.' ... People think their hands are going to fall off. It's a shame that people don't just say 'Hey, don't do this while you've got food in the other hand. There's a place to do this.'"

    May 2015
  • InSearchOfTruth

    Most beautiful and sad song about masturbation ever. [3]

    March 2015
  • Sarinijha

    February 2014
  • Feeriee

    ♥♥♥

    January 2014
  • UrielCorinthian

    I don't think any musician in the world makes music like this anymore.

    November 2013
  • niqart

    0:00 - 1:33 - 1:53 - can`t describe how much I love it. This song always with me...

    April 2013
  • VOLT4

    a masterpiece

    January 2013
  • giftwrapping

    @phdecora it's most definitely about masturbation

    November 2012
  • guillaumerenard

    The way she sings "gonna lay down" haunts my darkest dreams.

    October 2012
  • phdecora

    its not about masturbation. i dont know what its about. but its about something tragic and sad that words cannot probably describe very well.

    September 2012
  • TabooEv

    Love this one!

    May 2012
  • vebosun

    D'une intensité aussi belle que lorsque je l'écoutais adolescente

    April 2012
  • kikikirsche

    April 2012
  • fireicicle

    Bitter and beautiful

    April 2012
  • forgett

    Most beautiful and sad song about masturbation ever. [2]

    March 2012
  • christles

    Definitely one of her best, I love Under the Pink.

    December 2011
  • Kgrow

    I think I'll take from mine instead.

    August 2011
  • karolcia_1993

    I could have, I should have, I could have flown...Bliss.

    August 2011
  • deadgrandma

    Love it so much

    April 2011
  • daedalus233

    Most beautiful and sad song about masturbation ever.

    November 2010
  • limbonite_08

    (and while this song was playing...)

    October 2010
  • limbonite_08

    ...ok, I'll be honest...it just happened once! :SSSS

    October 2010
  • limbonite_08

    This song is amazing...but ever since I've heard it I've wanted to masturbate in my room while my parent's Catholic ministry group is in our living room singing songs to Jesus :S

    October 2010
  • needmymusictoda

    Haha _ I just read grrotesque'sshout

    August 2010
  • needmymusictoda

    This song is incredibly beautiful - I can't remember how long it's been since I have heard this - WOW!

    August 2010
  • TheJoshmire

    The dischords in the intro.... I can't even describe how I feel when I hear them, but they are powerful.

    August 2010
  • brendaaa88

    love it

    July 2010
  • EskimoWoman

    When I heard her play this live, it was absolutely breathtaking. It blew me away.

    March 2010
  • BreOl

    Love it...

    January 2010
  • SoapMagic

    The intro and the 'getting off' part...there are no words to descibe the beauty. It's a shame she goes straight to 'icicle, icicle' when performing this song live.

    November 2009
  • _KevMusic_

    And the Icicle story (http://www.deadboots.com/muzic/toonz/tori/1994-04-09-JesusMySaviour.mp3) gets me every time :)

    November 2009
  • emmakorhonen

    nicest song about fiddlin with your bits! XD

    October 2009
  • _KevMusic_

    Undeniably incredible. Both restrained and free, both forceful and gentle, dissonant and gorgeous.

    October 2009
  • zinyadu

    this song causes depression instantly - and I love it nonetheless

    October 2009
  • threehours

    the intro is beautiful.

    September 2009
  • long20streets

    timeless

    September 2009
  • misterportman

    I love this live.

    August 2009
  • _KevMusic_

    Incredible as always. The sound of it all. Production is just brilliant too. Tori's audiophilliac tendencies just shine through. You can hear *everything!* And it's beautiful.

    June 2009
  • NATO-NATO

    i like her

    June 2009
  • fjaril7

    she is like me

    April 2009
  • GRROTESQUE

    getting off, getting off, while they're all downstairs ~ damn right

    April 2009
  • GRROTESQUE

    the beginning of this song is magical

    April 2009
  • choirboyhotel

    I think the strange little webcast performance of this song is this most intense...especially the "getting off"-part <3

    March 2009
  • karengirl

    wonderfull!

    March 2009
  • SyntaxE

    This song is so amazingly deep.. Not just "naughty", it's also tragic in a way. And I can relate to it, kinda.. I love it.

    February 2009
  • High-Saphir

    :-)

    January 2009
  • luke_suspicious

    I just love the early live versions when she tells the little story before it and 'this is my prayer', though this song is perfect in every version :)

    December 2008
  • halfgravity

    Ataiath, go to yessaid.com and try one of the live versions from 2001. They're stunning.

    December 2008