Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

 

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Alanis Nadine Morissette (/ˌmɒrɪˈsɛt/; born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actress. Morissette began her career in Canada in the early 1990s, with two commercially successful dance-pop albums. Afterwards, she moved to Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, and in 1995 released Jagged Little Pill, a more rock-oriented album which sold more than 33 million units globally[1][2][3] and is her most critically acclaimed work.[4] Her following album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, was released in 1998.

Morissette took up producing duties for her subsequent albums, which include Under Rug Swept (2002), So-Called Chaos (2004), and Flavors of Entanglement (2008). Her eighth studio album, Havoc and Bright Lights, was released in 2012. Morissette has sold more than 75 million records worldwide.[5][6][7] Morissette is also known for her powerful and emotive mezzo-soprano voice.[8] She has been dubbed the "Queen of alt-rock angst" by Rolling Stone.[9]

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
 
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of characters and settings that developed out of his cult favorite Clerks.
Fuck
 
Fuck is a 2005 American documentary film by director Steve Anderson about the word "fuck".
Jagged Little Pill
 
Jagged Little Pill is the third album by Canadian singer Alanis Morissette, released in 1995 through Maverick.
Ironic
 
"Ironic" is a 1996 song by Canadian -American singer Alanis Morissette.

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Popular Live Albums3

Song Appearances & References8

Films7

TV Shows11

Collaborators & Influencers10

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Awards & Nominations48

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Spotify - Albums & Singles142

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Alanis Morissette Announces New Performance Dates
  –  December 15, 2017
Get ready, Alanis Morissette fans, because if you’re lucky you could actually ... Plus, back in November the “Ironic” singer did tease that she was working on new music, so perhaps her Ireland shows will serve as the perfect place to debut a few ...
You Oughta Know that Alanis Morissette is coming to Ireland
  –  December 15, 2017
Alanis Morissette has announced dates in Cork and Dublin for next ... Morissette has received critical praise for her expressive music and live performances. Morissette has spent time acting appearing in roles on both the big and small screen.
CLASSIC INTERVIEW: Hot Press had a fascinating chat with Alanis Morissette in 2005
  –  December 15, 2017
The answer is open to debate, but as Colin Carberry discovers, maybe the bishop and Alanis Morissette have more in common than you might think. Is there any other artist in the history of pop music who has used the words “I”, “Me”, “My ...
Alanis Morissette announces two Irish dates for 2018
  –  December 14, 2017
Aoife Kelly Twitter Email Alanis Morissette has announced two Irish gigs for next year ... She's currently working on new music and writing a book.
Read Greta Gerwig’s letters to Justin Timberlake and Alanis Morissette asking for ‘Lady Bird’ music rights
  –  November 21, 2017
Greta Gerwig has shared the unusual way she got the rights to use songs by Justin Timberlake, Alanis Morissette and Dave Matthews Band in her new film, Lady Bird. The actor wrote the screenplay for and directed the coming-of-age movie, which stars Saoirse ...
Why you need to see 'Lady Bird' — the best-reviewed movie of all time on Rotten Tomatoes
  –  December 16, 2017
And set in 2002-2003, Gerwig pulls off the nostalgia perfectly by including some great needle drops, including Alanis Morissette’s “Hand in My Pocket,” Bone Thugs N Harmony’s “Crossroads,” Justin Timberlake’s “Cry My A River,” and Dave ...
How I (Finally) Found My Wedding Hair
  –  December 16, 2017
I've experimented with dozens of wildly different colors and cuts over the years, from (retrospectively hideous) blunt dip-dyes to pixie cuts, to Alanis Morissette long middle-parts, to a rainbow of colors way before it was en vogue. A couple months before ...
As Alanis Morissette announces Dublin and Cork dates, one superfan looks back
  –  December 16, 2017
The entire 14th year of life was spent under the safety blanket of my Discman’s headphones. It was 1996 and I was ensconced in the kind of teenage angst that plagues kids who really have nothing to worry about. My soundtrack? Jagged Little Pill by Alanis ...
Alanis Morissette Announces New Performance Dates
  –  December 15, 2017
Get ready, Alanis Morissette fans, because if you’re lucky you could actually see her perform live next year! Although Morissette isn’t going to be on a full-length tour in 2018, she has just announced a few dates in Ireland, and if you find yourself ...
The Necessity Of A New Natural Health And Wellness Beauty Paradigm
  –  December 15, 2017
I recommend her products and her teachings of profound visionary service to any and all.” —Alanis Morissette “RENEGADE BEAUTY” encourages readers to rethink conventional notions of health and beauty and embrace a new paradigm—one that eschews ...
Alanis Morissette's ex-manager gets 6 years for stealing £5.4 million
  –  December 15, 2017
By Kerri-Ann Roper The singer has said her former manager ‘stole her dreams’. A business manager who stole more than $7 million (around £5.4 million) from Alanis Morissette and others was sentenced to six years in federal prison after the singer made ...
You Oughta Know that Alanis Morissette is coming to Ireland
  –  December 15, 2017
Alanis Morissette has announced dates in Cork and Dublin for next summer. The Ironic singer will play Live at the Marquee Cork on July 4 and the Iveagh Gardens Dublin on July 5 next year. The Canadian songstress has been one of the most influential singer ...
CLASSIC INTERVIEW: Hot Press had a fascinating chat with Alanis Morissette in 2005
  –  December 15, 2017
This is what went down when our man Peter Murphy met her in Dublin 1... How do you follow an album that sells 26 million copies? Since Jagged Little Pill, this is the dilemma that has haunted Alanis Morissette. A decade on, she feels able to come to terms ...
LeBron James Scores Second Los Angeles Mansion for $23M
  –  December 14, 2017
The home on North Tigertail—until a few months ago, the same street singer Alanis Morissette lived on—has eight bedrooms, nine-and-a-half bathrooms and a plethora of luxury amenities. A winding drive leads to the front entrance, which opens into a ...
Alanis Morissette announces gigs in Dublin and Cork next summer
  –  December 14, 2017
Grab your flannel shirts, your beanie hats and your oversized denims out of the back of your wardrobe - Alanis Morissette has just announced two Irish gigs next summer. There's no word on a new album (her last was in 2012), but she debuted a new song ...
How to Put On Snow Chains (and Why You Really Should Use Them)
  –  December 14, 2017
And, on dry roads, chains can actually cause you to slide out of control when braking or steering, which is just Alanis Morissette-level irony. Now that you know how to put on snow chains, check out our tips for winterizing your car and our top picks for ...
Oscars: How 'Shape of Water' Music Evokes an Underwater Feeling
  –  December 14, 2017
The 2002-set film uses Dave Matthews Band's 1996 song "Crash" and 1995's "Hand in My Pocket" from Alanis Morissette. "On good days you can connect the movie to people's experiences by shaking loose their memory banks in real time," says Brion. Ultimately ...
Maddie Hogan has found her home on the stage
  –  December 13, 2017
With a broad repertoire of about 200 songs, including crowd favorites like “Killing Me Softly,” “Jolene” and songs by artists like Taylor Swift, Linda Ronstadt, Alanis Morissette and Green Day, Hogan is willing to try just about any genre ...
The Sexist Reason This UK Music Venue Is Refusing To Book Female Singers
  –  December 12, 2017
Tina Turner. Joan Jett. Alanis Morissette. Florence Welch. Courtney Love. Just five of many, many women who are rightly celebrated for performing rock songs. But if they were starting out today, all of them would have trouble getting a booking at Doctor ...
How to Make Money From All That Clutter You Have Lying Around
  –  December 11, 2017
This was definitely a situation Alanis Morissette would call ironic. Decluttr.com not only promises to pay the full amount quoted, but also pays out the day after the items are received. Thumbs up for fast money. When you find your old flute from fourth ...
Four things to know about the Foo Fighters ahead of Tuesday’s show in Salt Lake City
  –  December 8, 2017
Hawkins was Alanis Morissette’s touring drummer back in 1997 when Grohl called. Since joining the Foos, a CNBC report noted, Hawkins has won 11 Grammys and boosted his net worth to a reported $20 million. Still, he’s apparently a simple kind of man.
Hollywood’s First Wives Club: Meet the Women Who Used to Be Married to A-List Actors
  –  December 8, 2017
The two tied the knot in 2008, but called it quits in 2011. Prior to his relationship with ScarJo, Reynolds was also engaged to singer Alanis Morissette. There was actually a time when Michael Douglas was married to someone other than Catherine Zeta-Jones.
San Antonio Concerts You Can't Miss This Week (12/6-12/12)
  –  December 6, 2017
Formed in 1990, Candlebox started playing in clubs all over Seattle in ’91, put out an EP, and signed with Maverick Records (Alanis Morissette, Deftones, The Prodigy) not too long after. If you were alive to remember radio in ’90s, Candlebox made some ...
Demi Lovato’s 2017 AMAs Performance Proves She’s Over Her Haters
  –  December 3, 2017
She's also done duets with such music powerhouses like Alanis Morissette, singing the seminal feminist anthem "You Oughta Know" at the 2015 American Music Awards. Unlike some years though, Lovato is not performing a single that's also nominated.
‘Lady Bird’ a near-perfect coming-of-age film
  –  December 2, 2017
But angst over college, wanting to escape your hometown, dealing with fractured friendships and trying to fit in – all to the soundtrack of Alanis Morissette and Dave Matthews Band? That’s something I could relate to. But even if you aren’t a 32-year ...
Saoirse Ronan on Lady Bird’s Strong Message: ‘There’s Magic in Not Knowing What the F–k You’re Doing’
  –  December 1, 2017
Us: Even though this takes place in 2002, it feels like a period piece. How was slipping back into the past? SR: I felt like Alanis Morissette with what she got to wear! Greta had asked me, “How do you feel about dying your hair red?” One of the rules ...
This old poem about plums has been turned into a hilariously nerdy meme
  –  November 30, 2017
Indeed. a little bit of cold plums in my life a little bit of icebox by my side a little bit of breakfast is what you need a little bit of forgiveness, what I seek This remix of Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know" is here to remind us all about the ...
Alanis Morissette's longtime Brentwood home sells for $5.325 million
  –  October 26, 2017
Singer Alanis Morissette has sold her longtime home in Brentwood, a Mediterranean estate, for $5.325 million. The gated six-bedroom, seven-bathroom residence, built in 1951, sits behind gates on a flat half-acre lot with a swimming pool and a sports court.

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