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Peeping Tommi

Monday 8 August 2011, by Cécile Desbrun

written by Tori Amos

Bösendorfer, vocals - Tori Amos

"Peeping Tommi" was supposed to be on Under the Pink, but Tori put it aside and kind of forgot about it until 2006, when she was assembling the CD boxset A Piano. "When Mark told me that he had found ’Peeping Tommi’ in the tape library, for the life of me I couldn’t remember it," she wrote in the booklet of A Piano. "I think that as a songwriter sometimes when you leave something off a record you choose to block it out. Whether that’s feelings of guilt, I’m not sure why I withheld it. I know why ’Take Me With You’ didn’t end up on Pink and that’s because I couldn’t finish it. ’Peeping Tommi’, however, was a thought that maybe I wasn’t ready to expose at that particular time."