Alanis Morissette Songs

Alanis Morissette Songs

Alanis Morissette Songs

Curated playlist - 42 hours of Alanis Morissette songs. Includes "Ironic," "Head Over Feet," "You Oughta Know," "You Learn," "You Oughta Know" and "Innocence".

Alanis Morissett

en.wikipedia.org)Afterward, as part of a recording deal, she moved to Holmby Hills, Los Angeles. In 1995, she released Jagged Little Pill, a more rock-oriented album which sold more than 33 million copies globally and is her most critically acclaimed work to date. 

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After the release of 1995’s Jagged Little Pill, Morissette has had no trouble creating rockier, more urgent arrangements for her songs, with Numb sporting melodic violin parts which enhance the impact of the already menacing, electric guitar-led song. Despite its somewhat fatalist lyrics, the track provides a solid centrepiece to the Havoc And Bright Lights album, thanks to its articulate composition and fresh sound.  

19: Citizen of the Planet (from ‘flavors of Entanglement’, 2008)

Opening with Middle Eastern percussion, Citizen Of The Planet immediately paints the cultured picture Morissette aims for. She sings compellingly of journeys, French and Hungarian snow, and European bliss, before the listener is thrown into a brief, punchy chorus at the 1.16 mark. Thanks to Morissette’s assured vocals, the instrumental flourishes feel as though they are an authentic part of the singer’s travels, forming the backdrop to her claims that the divine Chinese Kuan Yin is her President of the world.  

13: Heart of the House (from ‘supposed Former Infatuation Junkie’, 1998)

After the assertive nature of Jagged Little Pill, many tracks on its follow-up, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, take their time to develop as miniature stories. With an angelic and breathy Morissette singing over twinkling guitar, Heart Of The House is a refreshingly dream-like song which poses the question: “Do you see yourself… in my Tinkerbell tendencies?”  

11: Can’t Not (from ‘supposed Former Infatuation Junkie’, 1998)

Another change in direction from the follow-up to Jagged Little Pill, the rhythmic, fuzzy and wholly distant Can’t Not could be mistaken for a Portishead track, but Morissette’s vocal prowess ensures that it’s a direct sequel to Jagged Little Pill. With the singer switching from sickly sweet to valiant in a flash, Can’t Not reveals how the best Alanis Morissette songs could find her adapting to new styles with ease.  



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