Alanis Morissette already had two albums she released as a pop star before “Jagged Little Pill”. Nevertheless, this album became Alanis’ first international album, as well as her first rock album. It has great rock sounds, which she became an influence and inspiration to a lot of female rockstars after this album, particularly fellow Canadian Avril Lavigne, who was considered her successor. The album became one of the biggest selling albums worlwide after 33 million albums reported sales.
You Oughta Know
This song has been very iconic as female rock star, as well as one of the angry songs about their exes. It was such a song that gives you a release of anger and relief when involved in a painful relationship. I remember when Beyonce performed this song at the Grammys, but it is way different if Alanis sang it. It charted in some countries and became Alanis’ first US top ten single reachinh the 6th in Billboard Hot 100.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10
Hand in My Pocket
“Hand in My Pocket” is a slower rock song compared to “You Oughta Know”. The major highlight of the song was when Alanis played her Harmonica. Her vocals were great too. The song charted well in some countries.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10
“Ironic” is actually the most popular song of Alanis Morissette, not just at the charts which it achieved major succes. It is a beautiful song which was attributed to its success as well as its lyrics. The music video was very notable for having multiplr Alanis on it in a car.
Rate: 9.25 out of 10
The song is a great pop rock alternative song with meaningful lyrics. In this song which at the bridge has showcased her vocal identity which can often heard from her clones. The song became her thrird US top 10 hit.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10
Head Over Feet
“Head Over Feet” is the last official single from the album in many countries. It is a beautiful and simple pop rock love song about a relationship with your lover as a best friend as well. The song was very successful in United Kingdo which was her first top ten single there.
Rate: 9.0 out of 10
All I Really Want
This song was not released as a single in some countries. But in places it was released, it charted there. The song is one of her heavy songs next to “You Oughta Know”.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10
Credits: Billboard / OCC /Wikipedia
Video: YouTube / Alanis Morissette