Morissette: In the middle of my breakup, I went to London for 12 days, wrote 12 songs. Then I came back to LA and wrote 12 more songs with a gentleman named Guy Sigsworth, whom I adore. Versus my having written in the past retrospectively. AP: It seems like half the album is looking back at your relationship with Ryan and half is these moving-forward songs. Morissette: One of the main themes of this record is this recovery, rising up from the ashes so to speak.
So it’s sort of an unraveling of my own personal life, hitting my own rock bottom and rising up. I didn’t even realize it while I was writing the record, but it definitely goes through all the stages of grief. Morissette: I’m definitely not online or reading those magazines anymore.
It became the best-selling debut album in music history.
Well, 20 years later, the TV star wants to set the record straight."I never think about it.
She has an open and insightful way of talking, and if the rest of her book is anything like what she told the Mirror, it’ll be pretty revealing.
star Dave Coulier is really the inspiration behind Alanis Morissette's iconic hit (which quickly became every brokenhearted woman's favorite song of rage) "You Oughta Know."You may have forgotten, but Coulier and Morissette had a fling back in the early '90s, before the track was released.
She had us laughing when, seemingly out of the blue, she put a tongue-in-cheek cover of Fergie’s “My Humps” up on You Tube in April 2007. Morissette sat down with The Associated Press to talk about writing as therapy, Fergie’s lyrical gems and Reynolds.
AP: Tell me about the process of recording this album. The structure of going in the studio every day was very helpful for me.