Alanis Morissette - Wikipedia
You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette song meaning, lyric interpretation, The song was rumored to be about the actor Dave Coulier, who Morissette dated for a Ballard, who has also worked with Wilson Phillips and Dave Matthews Band. Mar 10, The Dave Matthews Band is ready to hit the streets, literally and The Kronos Quartet, and Alanis Morissette lending her vocals to two tracks: Tickets go on sale on March 21, with more dates going on sale one week later. Apr 9, My girlfriend and I were just listening to the radio and "Unsent" by Alanis Morissette came on. She claims that the first verse about "Matthew" is really about Dave Matthews, but I'm not convinced. Anyone have any idea?.
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Morissette did not have a record deal in the US when she recorded this song. She and Ballard finished it before shopping it to labels so they couldn't interfere with the recording process. It never reached Taylor Swift level, but Alanis has gotten considerable musical inspiration from past relationships, with this song being the most famous example. She became sexually active when she was 14, although being Catholic, she held off on intercourse until she was Many of her physical relationships were with older men, since she felt incompatible with guys her own age.
Her song " Hands Clean " deals with one of these relationships. There is a hidden track at the end of Jagged Little Pill that supposedly describes the day she busted her boyfriend. After it plays, let it run again and then she starts singing a cappella about the "incident.
On the show, Larry David tries to get Alanis to tell him who the song is about. World Tour and performed part of it at the Grammy Awards.
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Speaking with Parade in a interview, Morissette said she never tires of performing this song, as "it's a great vehicle to channel through any rage or pent-up energy from that day.
Everybody called it the perfect revenge song, but that's not what it was. It's a devastated song, and in order to pull out of that despondency, being angry is lovely. I think the movement of anger can pull us out of things. Fifty-five people can take credit for that song, and I'm always curious about why they're doing it. But Dave is the most public about it. The Next Generation episode: Part 1,"and Bob's Big Burgers episode: Morissette was on her way to becoming a squeaky-clean teen pop idol in her native Canada with her first two dance-pop-oriented albums, but everything changed with the edgy Jagged Little Pill and its lead single.
I denied myself any reveling in my darker side. But as soon as I started writing, I came to terms with it. It was written from a desperate, dark, almost pathetically sad place within my subconscious, a conversation I was having with my own psyche - it's a line as potent as any other on the record. It was sold exclusively at Starbucks for the first six months. Written by Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody, the story follows the struggles of a suburban family in Connecticut.
Morissette recorded the vocals in one take.
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Ballard recalled in a CBC Music interview: That's the record, that's the vocals. From a vocal standpoint, no one has that much courage.
Everybody wants to fix their shit, she never did. She just wanted it to be that. And of course it was spectacular. But there was no Auto-Tune, no double track. We doubled certain things just for effects, but all those vocals are just her at the end of the night, singing something she just wrote.Alanis Morissette & Dave Matthews Band (HD)
Morissette embarked on a U. The album was released exclusively through Starbucks ' Hear Music retail concept through their coffee shops for a six-week run. The limited availability led to a dispute between Maverick Records and HMV North America, who retaliated by removing Morissette's other albums from sale for the duration of Starbucks's exclusive six-week sale.
The accompanying tour ran for two months in mid, with Morissette playing small theatre venues. During the same period, Morissette was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. Morissette released the greatest hits album Alanis Morissette: The Collection in late The lead single and only new track, a cover of Seal 's " Crazy ", was an Adult Top 40 and dance hit in the U. As of NovemberThe Collection had soldcopies in the U.
Flavors of Entanglement and leaving Maverick Records[ edit ] Morissette during a concert in Barcelona, June marked the first year in Morissette's musical career without a single concert appearance showcasing her own songs, with the exception of an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in January when she performed "Wunderkind". On April 1,Morissette released a tongue-in-cheek cover of The Black Eyed Peas 's selection " My Humps ", which she recorded in a slow, mournful voice, accompanied only by a piano.
The accompanying YouTube-hosted video, in which she dances provocatively with a group of men and hits the ones who act as if attempting to touch her breasts, had received 16, views as of February 15, In earlyMorissette participated in a tour with Matchbox Twenty and Mutemath as a special guest.
Morissette's seventh studio album, Flavors of Entanglementwhich was produced by Guy Sigsworthwas released in mid She has stated that in lateshe would embark on a North American headlining tour, but in the meantime she would be promoting the album internationally by performing at shows and festivals and making television and radio appearances.
The album's first single was " Underneath ", a video for which was submitted to the Elevate Film Festival, the purpose of which festival was to create documentaries, music videos, narratives and shorts regarding subjects to raise the level of human consciousness on the earth. In she contributed a recording of "Versions of Violence" for the album Songs for Tibet: The Art of Peace to promote peace.
The Sands of Time soundtrack. When asked about the new album during a short interview, she said she had recorded 31 songs, and that the album would "likely be out next year, probably [in] summertime".
Morissette embarked on a European tour for the summer ofaccording to Alanis. The album's lead single, "Guardian", was released on iTunes on May 15,and hit the radio airwaves four days prior to this. However, the song did become a hit in several countries in Europe.
On her Web site starting in the summer ofin celebration of her fortieth birthday, the LP record for her song "Big Sur" was offered for sale, which was previously available on the Target edition of her album, Havoc and Bright Lights. July 25,was the start of the ten-show Intimate and Acoustic tour. Jagged Little Pill 20th Anniversary[ edit ] In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the release of Jagged Little Pill, a new four-disc collector's edition was released on October 30, The four-disc edition includes remastered audio of the original album as well as an entire disc of 10 unreleased demos from the era, handpicked by Morissette from her archives, offering a deeper and more personal look at the classic album.
Also included is a previously unreleased concert from as well as 's Jagged Little Pill Acoustic. Ninth studio album[ edit ] After a six-year hiatus, Morissette is due to release her ninth studio album sometime in She appeared on stage with the Orpheus Musical Theatre Society in and Morissette reprised her role as God for a post-credits scene in Smith's next film, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Backto literally close the book on the View Askewniverse.