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from the choirgirl hotel

1. Spark

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Acoustic and Electric Guitars: Steve Caton
Sample Guitar, Bösendorfer and Vocal: Tori Amos

2. Cruel

Drums, Percussion and Vibraphone: Matt Chamberlain
Programmer: Andy Mental-Wicked-Gray
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Guitars: Steve Caton
Kurzweil and Vocal: Tori Amos

3. Black-Dove (January)

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Electric, Mandolin and Acoustic Guitars: Steve Caton
Sample Mallet Piano, Bösendorfer and Vocal: Tori Amos

4. Raspberry Swirl

Drums and Silles: Matt Chamberlain
Yeti and Programmer: Andy Mental-Wicked-Gray
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Acoustic and Electric Guitars: Steve Caton
Kurzweil, Bösendorfer and Vocal: Tori Amos

5. Jackie's Strength

Strings arranged by John Philip Shenale
Strings played by Sinfonia of London
Conducted by David Firman
Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Acoustic and Electric Guitars: Steve Caton
Bösendorfer and Vocal: Tori Amos

6. iieee

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Programmer: Andy Mental-Wicked-Gray
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Acoustic, Electric Hank and the amazing Echoplex: Steve Caton
Meletron Strings, Böse, Nuns and Vocal: Tori Amos

7. Liquid Diamonds

Drums: Matt Chamberlain “Hey Sexy” Love Marcel
Drum Programmer: Andy Double-Mental-Wicked-Gray
Bass: George Porter, Jr.
Bösendorfer and Carbon Vox: Tori Amos

8. She's Your Cocaine

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Big RRock: Steve Caton
Bass: George Porter, Jr.
Left Hand Böse, Meletron Flute, Danny Snigloo sample and Vocal: Tori Amos

9. Northern Lad

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Bass: Poppa George Porter, Jr.
Electric Guitar: Stewart Boyle
Bösendorfer and Vocal: Tori Amos

10. Hotel

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Programmer: Tired Andy Gray
All Guitars: Steve Caton
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Wave, Kurzweil, Böse and Vocal: Tori Amos

11. Playboy Mommy

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Programmer: Tired Andy Gray
All Guitars: Steve Caton
Bass: Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Pedal Steel: Al Perkins
Kurzwiel, Böse and Vocal: Tori Amos

12. Pandora's Aquarium

Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Bass: George Porter, Jr.
Bösendorfer and Vocal: Tori Amos


Dispatches and Polaroids 1963-1998
all songs written by Tori Amos
Published by Sword and Stone
Recorded and Mixed by Mark Hawley and Marcel Van Limbeek
Assisted by Rob van Tuin at Martian Engineering Cornwall, England
Project Director John Witherspoon
Produced by Tori Amos
Mastered by Jon Astley
Management Arthur Spivak Spivak Entertainment
Doctor of Pianos Trevor Lowe
Chef’s, landscape Gardening, Yoga Sweetie
Brain Care Specialists Tamsin Manvell and Darren Staats
Most Things Illegal Faerie
Top Geezer Ian Stanley
Playmates From The Colonies Ron Shapiro and Craig Kallman

Artwork Michael Nash Associates
Cover Image Katerina Jebb Inner Photos Katerina Jebb and Martina Hoogland - Ivanow Team . Karen Binns - Lesley Chilkes - Jimo Saleko - Kevyn Aucoin
Agents Carole Kinzel for CAA Mike Dewdney for ITB

Thank yous - The Musicians, Arthur, Phil Holthouse, Cindy Cooper, Pat Savage, Siobáin Waters, The Dutch, Mom, Dad and all the Family, Karen, Beenie, LL, Wendy, Rita, Val and all at Atlantic, all at East West, Max, Neil and the Velvets, Pearl and Mick, Helen, John Gardner and all the lads at Vanstone, Alf Trewin, Alton & Co., AMSNeve, Dave Brock at Rima Travel, Maria Ferguson at Linden Travel, Mike Weaver, Jaime Feldman, Bennie, Albertus, Theun, The Falcon Bude, Mary Koetting, Simon Griffitt at Sony Engineering, Lesley and Ronnie at Berryhurst, Martin Core at Sound Moves, Nigel at SM, Rob Piddington at Sennhieser, John and Heather Penn at SSE, Dave Bowden, Jamie Young, Alison Smith, Philly, for additional Kurzweil sounds for Tori To the Road Crew PACK


The cd booklet has the songs listed in a different order. This is, perhaps, the order Tori originally intended for the album -

1. Pandora's Aquarium
2. Liquid Diamonds
3. Northern Lad
4. iieee
5. Spark
6. Black-Dove (January)
7. Jackie's Strength
8. Hotel
9. She's Your Cocaine
10. Raspberry Swirl
11. Cruel
12. Playboy Mommy


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