american doll posse 2007

do this long enough, you get a taste for it...

The American Doll Posse World Tour begain in the Summer of 2007 and I was ready for it. This tour would include my second ever Tori show but also mark the first time that I went to multiple stops on a tour.

I was still living in Belfast at the time so my natural instincts kicked in and I went to both of the London shows with a friend. The excitement of seeing Tori with a band for the first time was so high that I went along with the camp theatrics of the "dolls" concept without giving it too much thought. London night 1 would eventually go on to be broadcast on German radio and would remain one of my top listened to bootlegs for years to com.

For some reason I thought it'd be a good idea to go see Tori play the Oxegen Festival in Ireland....I could not be more wrong. The show itself turned out to be a great, sadly I can't say the same for the festival. Whoever thought staying in a tent in a mudcaked field in the middle of the Irish countryside was a good idea should be ashamed of themselves.

In spite of the weird presentation of the "dolls" I was quite pleased at the variety in setlists they meant that I saw. Having caught 3 out of the 4 "dolls" perform (sorry Clyde!) I got a great overview of the different facets of Tori's body of work to that time. Particular highlights from my shows on the tour were Dragon from London night 1, Tubular Bells/Devil and Gods & Tombigbee from London night 2.

Lessons learned from the ADP tour are that Tori is weird but fun when she's playing dress-up and I am not designed for life in a tent.


Tour Stats

Tour Format - Tori & Band (Matt Chamberlain, John Evans & Dan Phelps)

Shows Seen - 3

Cities Visited - 2

Opening Act - Joshua Radin


hammersmith apollo, london

3rd july 2007

  • Body And Soul

  • God
  • My Posse Can Do
  • Dragon
  • Secret Spell
  • You Can Bring Your Dog

Professional Widow Interlude

  • Big Wheel
  • Crucify
  • Siren
  • Cornflake Girl
  • Bells For Her
  • “independence eve” improv
  • Spring Haze
  • China - solo
  • Cool On Your Island - solo
  • Yes Anastasia - solo
  • Putting The Damage On
  • Black Dove (partial) - "Brain Fart" improv
  • Bliss
  • Code Red

First Encore

  • Precious Things
  • Bouncing Off Clouds

Second Encore

  • Tear In Your Hand
  • Hey Jupiter

hammersmith apollo, london

4th july 2007

  • Yo George

  • Sweet Dreams

  • Tubular Bells
  • Devils And Gods
  • Almost Rosey
  • Tombigbee

Professional Widow Interlude

  • Big Wheel
  • Caught A Lite Sneeze
  • Liquid Diamonds
  • Cornflake Girl
  • Doughnut Song
  • Glory Of The 80s
  • Home on the Range - solo
  • Winter - solo
  • Cooling - solo
  • A Sorta Fairytale
  • Beauty of Speed
  • Code Red

First Encore

  • Precious Things
  • God

Second Encore

  • The Waitress
  • Hey Jupiter

oxegen festival, ireland

7th july 2007

  • Cruel

  • Body and Soul
  • Fat Slut
  • Bliss
  • The Waitress

Professional Widow Interlude

  • Big Wheel
  • Cornflake Girl
  • Bouncing Off Clouds
  • Code Red
  • Precious Things