Sunday Music: Tori Amos’ “Cornflake Girl”

WTF is a cornflake girl?

The people who, despite being close to you, will hurt you.

That’s what Tori Amos and her friends called a cornflake girl. 

Trust meets trauma. 

This is not really happening

You bet your life it is

Still hauntingly poetic. 

I remember hearing this song and seeing the truck in the desert video circa ‘94ish. I had never seen the UK video. The one where “It’s like the Wizard of Oz, but instead of Dorothy going to Oz, she goes to hell.” 

Yeah. Seriously. This is some stuff: