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"Ode to the Banana King (Part One)"
Tori-Amos Little-Earthquakes
B-side from Little Earthquakes

Released

August 1992

Length

4:06

Label

East West Records

Writer

Tori Amos

Producer

Ian Stanley

"Ode to the Banana King (Part One)" is a B-side from Tori Amos's 1992 debut solo album Little Earthquakes.

Background Edit

"Ode to the Banana King (Part One)" was released on the "Silent All These Years" UK Limited Edition CD single in August 1992.[1] The character Lucy in the song recurs in "Pretty Good Year" from Tori's 1994 album Under the Pink.[2]

Other releases Edit

The song was included on the bonus disc of the reissue of Little Earthquakes in 2015.

Live performances Edit

"Ode to the Banana King (Part One)" was first performed live during the 1996 Dew Drop Inn Tour and has only occasionally been played on Tori's tours since.[3]

Lyrics Edit

Personnel Edit

Credits taken from "Silent All These Years" UK Limited Edition single.[4]

  • Producer — Ian Stanley
  • Mixed by Ross Cullum

References Edit

  1. http://toriamos.com/go/galleries/view/716/1/322/singles/index.html
  2. http://www.hereinmyhead.com/lyrics/little-earthquakes/ode-to-the-banana-king/
  3. http://www.toriset.org/s.php?c=117&t=0
  4. http://www.discogs.com/Tori-Amos-Silent-All-These-Years/release/839973

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