"Cool On Your Island"
Single from Y Kant Tori Read


June 1988 (album)
August 1988 (single)


4:06 (album)
4:19 (single)


Tori (words)
Tori and Kim Bullard (music)


Joe Chicarelli

"Cool On Your Island" is the second song on Y Kant Tori Read's self-titled debut album. It was released as the album's second single in August 1988.

Background Edit

"Cool On Your Island" was released in the U.S. with "Heart Attack at 23" as the B-side.

Tori has spoken favourably of "Cool On Your Island" since its release, stating that the song "works better than anything else" on Y Kant Tori Read and "had moments that were right for 1987, which was when I recorded it".

Live performances Edit

"Cool On Your Island" was first performed solo during the 1996 Dew Drop Inn Tour and has been played on almost all of Tori's tours since.[1]

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