Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill

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Alanis Morissette is a well known name in the musical industry. She has brought a passion for self expression into every song that she produces. Her musical career began in Canada in the early 90s and with a two-album recording contract with MCA Records; she released two successful dance pop albums Alanis and Now Is the Time. After producing these two albums she wanted to take her career to the next level but that was not the direction of the recording company. So they parted ways, and Morissette was introduced to Scott Welch. Scott became Alanis’ manager and they started creating music together but there wasn’t much progress until after moving to Los Angeles, where she met Glen Ballard. With their collaborations, Jagged Little Pill was created by the spring of 1995 and became one of her greatest successes. The album sold more than 33 million units worldwide and…show more content…
With chart topping singles like Hand in My Pocket, You Oughta Know, Ironic, and All I Really Want, this album was certified twelve times platinum in Canada. Jagged Little Pill won six Juno Awards in 1996 which included album of the year, single of the year, female vocalist of the year, songwriter of the year, and best rock album. Alanis Morissette was a young woman whose fury flew to the top of the charts, and super-charged a generation. Although it was male band artists that dominated the post-grunge era, Morissette became known as the first female solo artist. Other female artists have even admitted to mimicking Morissette’s vocal timbre and writing style. With each chart topping hit she created, the lyrical design of self expression made her stand out from the rest of the female solo artists. Jagged Little Pill is the third studio album and international debut album first released on June 13, 1995 through Maverick Records. Alanis and Glen Ballard immediately began working together to create an

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