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Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany)
April 1998



“Mein Plattenschrank” (My Record Closet)

Tori's ten favorite albums:

Led Zeppelin - Box Set

Marvin Gaye - Greatest Hits

David Bowie - Aladdin Sane

The Beatles - White Album

Janis Joplin - Pearl

Kate Bush - Hounds of Love

The Cure - Mixed Up

Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden

The Pretenders - Pretenders

Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

About Hounds of Love, Tori says: "I love the second side of this album. I was in Los Angeles when I heard this record for the first time. I was hanging out in the rock chick scene. Thigh-high boots, gigantic amounts of hairspray, and everything. I had encountered nothing but rejection for months, nobody liked my piano stuff. And I was in a band that did something completely different. Then I found this record, and put it on, listened to side one, liked it OK, listened to side two, listened to side two again, and again, and again and again (sings) 'You can't hear me, you can't hear what I'm saying, you didn't hear me come in, you won't hear me leaving.' This turned me inside out. It changed my life. I decided to leave the man with whom I shared an apartment; I left the man I was living with because of this record."

The photo shows Tori holding up Pearl and Innervisions.


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