"Cloud On My Tongue"
Tori-Amos Under-the-Pink
Song from Under the Pink


January 31/February 1, 1994


4:38 (album)
4:36 (A Piano)
4:23 (Gold Dust)


Atlantic Records, East West Records, Deutsche Grammophon


Tori Amos


Tori Amos and Eric Rosse

"Cloud On My Tongue" is the tenth song on Tori Amos's 1994 album Under the Pink.

Background Edit

Remastered and re-recorded versions Edit

Remastered versions of "Cloud On My Tongue" were included on Disc B of the 2006 boxset A Piano: The Collection and the 2015 reissue of Under the Pink.

The song was re-recorded with the Metropole Orchestra for the 2012 orchestral album Gold Dust. Tori included "Cloud On My Tongue" on the record "because it is an overlooked piece of music that I have really grown with".[1]

Live performances Edit

"Cloud On My Tongue" was first performed during the 1994 Under the Pink Tour and has been played on all of Tori's tours since.[2]

While the song has traditionally been performed alone at the piano, a quartet arrangement played by the Apollon Musagete Quartett debuted during the 2011 Night of Hunters Tour, and an orchestral arrangement was performed by the Metropole and Warsaw Orchestras during the 2012 Gold Dust Orchestral Tour.

Lyrics Edit

Personnel Edit

Credits taken from Under the Pink liner notes.[3][4]

  • Piano and vocal — Tori Amos
  • Strings and Chamberlain arranged by John Philip Shenale
  • Conducted by Scott Smalley
  • Mixed by Ross Cullum

References Edit