Song Analysis

Velvet Revolution

Thursday 25 August 2011, by Cécile Desbrun

[article coming soon. In the meantime, read Tori’s quotes about the song.]

"I had been saving ’Velvet Revolution,’ the song, until we came to Prague, because that was why it had been written [the 1989 popular revolution in Czecoslovakia]. It had been written, because of where we are in America now and that we really need that spirit to take over our masses. And so it sets up the song ’Dark Side of the Sun.’ So, I had been thinking about where we were going to play this. When the tour started, I said, it has to be played in its birthplace..." (Pressetext.austria, June 26, 2007)