Don't Make Me Come to Vegas

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"Don't Make Me Come to Vegas"
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Single by Tori Amos
from the album Scarlet's Walk
A-side "Don't Make Me Come to Vegas (Timo on Tori)"
B-side "Don't Make Me Come to Vegas (Timo on Tori Alternate Version)", "Don't Make Me Come to Vegas (Timo on Tori Breaks Remix)"
ReleasedMay 27, 2003
Recorded2002
Genre Dance
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Tori Amos
Producer(s) Tori Amos, Timo Maas
Tori Amos singles chronology
"Taxi Ride"
(2003)
"Don't Make Me Come to Vegas"
(2003)
"Strange"
(2003)

"Don't Make Me Come to Vegas" is a song by singer-songwriter Tori Amos that originally appeared on her album Scarlet's Walk (2002). Following the success of previous remix singles "Professional Widow" (1996), "In the Springtime of his Voodoo" (1996) and "Jackie's Strength" (1998), the song was remixed in the same vein and served as the third single from the album. The single, released exclusively in the United States on 12" vinyl in a picture sleeve, features three remixes of the album version of the track by Timo Maas.

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"Don't Make Me Come to Vegas" is also the last physical single released commercially in Amos' career to date. It has not appeared on any greatest hits or box set collections.

Song Info

Amos explains the story to this particular song in her promo-only release of "Scarlet Stories":

"I don't know if any, if you all have nieces, but um, Scarlet has a niece that just has pulled in this loser creature. And so, here she is dealing with, oh great, and gets this phone call from um, niece-i-poo's mom. And we don't get into, you know, too much but of Scarlet's family and anything else. It's all a bit ambiguous, but you know that there's something happening with this beloved niece. And she's, uhh, you know, I guess you could say being defecated on by this sort of voyeur person. So it's one of those moments where, even if you have a resolve to not go to a place and do something. There's something that pulls at you, especially when you remember somebody as a little girl. Oh, you just cannot let them become moldy cream cheese for somebody. It's just, you get an extra, sort of, ounce of fire. So that's sort of where she is. It's a little moment of being a vigilante, I guess.

Track listing

  1. Don't Make Me Come to Vegas (Timo on Tori) (7:45)
  2. Don't Make Me Come to Vegas (Timo on Tori Alternate Version) (6:45)
  3. Don't Make Me Come to Vegas (Timo on Tori Breaks Remix) (8:57)

US Charts

YearChartPosition
2003U.S. Hot Dance Club Play 6
2003U.S. Hot Dance Single Sales12

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