What an amazing show. So personal for so many reasons. This year has been such a year of growth and recovery, and this setlist reflects that. I felt like this was “my show”. I was way more emotional than I thought I would be because the way the songs fit together and again, spoke to my experience of the last few years. Tori talked a lot, and I think the elephants really enjoyed the performance. We had an excellent seat on the lawn, but then my friend was able to score an upgrade from Mindi to the front row! Unbelievable, especially after we also got into the Bing Lounge appearance……
Parasol-She really hammered this one out!! The bass notes were so deep, I loved feeling the bass notes in my chest.
Bouncing Off Clouds-This is where I kinda lost it. It was just stunning and I couldn’t believe how lucky I was, not just to be at the show, but in the front row, and how lucky I am to be able to do two additional shows. It was simply stunning.
Mr. Zebra~Of course! She said this one was for the animals. It was so fun.
Cloud On My Tongue-the “circles and circles” bit just hit me really hard this time. Beautiful as always.
Liquid Diamonds-“calling for my soul at the corners of the world”….I feel like this one doesn’t come out that often, so it was a treat. This song just kind of floats live, perfect for a summer night outside under the stars.
Forest of Glass-Just wow. Before playing it she talked about how “stupid I am” for not putting certain songs on certain records, especially when she loves the songs. Her voice was so pristine, so rich.
Take Me With You-Thought of a friend who I don’t get to see very often and how we really want to do a Tori show together but haven’t been able to work it out so far. I love the bridge of this song so much.
Mother-really tugged at my heart, my mom has been so helpful in my various periods of recovery and always. She really let me “go go go now, out of the nest, it’s time” for this tour. The girls pictured above were dancing and security tried to stop them, but Tori totally called security out and said the girls were beautiful (and they were!!!!) a classic Tori highlight! <3
And Dream of Sheep- A Kate Bush cover. Are you kidding me?!!
Dream On-Very well deserved standing ovation after this one. Tori’s voice was so deep and lush and she attacked it. It was hypnotic.
One of the best Lizard Lounges of the tour, maybe?
Take To The Sky (w/ Datura bridge) Another song that made me feel like this set was “mine” I feel this summer is my moment to spread my wings, explore, have fun, learn, meet new friends, and see things I’ve never seen before.
Little Earthquakes-“Though I feel you in my head” Fantastic!
Scarlet’s Walk-beautiful red lighting here. Loved how she sang the “leaving terra” parts.
iieee-was so excited to hear this arrangement finally! I love it! It has a simplicity to it that really makes the baby shine.
Cornflake Girl [stage rush!!]-I had gotten my seats upgraded to the first row and was so excited to do this. I ended up behind a speaker, but my friend got the whole thing on tape. and I say flashes of T regardless. So special to be so close to so many others who share my passion for T.. Tori gave the signal and everyone was off like a shot!! I’m going to try my luck again in Denver.
Wedding Day-Oh my god!!!! This was the one song from Geraldine that I really wanted to hear! It is a favorite. It was indescribable to be in that crush of people, all of us singing along.
In Your Room-OH MY GOD! Another one I hadn’t listened to, and I looooooove it! So sexy and cool.
Raspberry Swirl-Another fun sing along There were some rude girls grinding on each other and talking at the top of there lungs and generally being ridiculous. Kind of annoying, but whatever.
Twinkle-A lovely end, like a lullaby to send us off!
This show was incredible, beautiful, and unique. Tori was quite chatty. She talked about menopause and gave us all an air hug at the end. LOVED THIS SHOW, will be a highlight forever.