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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

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Alanis Morissette (2004)

Interview by Gavin Martin, Rock's Backpages Audio, May 2004

On relationships, lesbianism and androgyny, predatory older men, sex, fear of and desire for fame, anxiety attacks, therapy and medication, the whole nine yards.

File format: mp3; total file size: 32.8mb, total interview length: 35' 49" sound quality: ***


Adventures of Alanis in Wonderland

Profile by Nicholas Jennings, Maclean's, 1 February 1995

SHE IS THE newest cover girl for "alternative" rock, a populist answer to Courtney Love. Fans and critics throughout North America have embraced Ottawa native ...

Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill

Review by Geoffrey Himes, Request, September 1995

IT'S AS IF Annette Funicello had grown up and become Janis Joplin. Just 11 years ago, Alanis Morissette was a cute, 10-year-old actress on Nickelodeon's ...

Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill (Maverick)

Review by Lucy O'Brien, Vox, September 1995

THE LATEST signing to Madonna's stable, this debut is striking in its maturity. ...

Alanis Morrisette

Interview by Mat Snow, MOJO, September 1995

IF ANY SONG THIS YEAR CAN BOAST A million-dollar couplet, it is 'You Oughta Know' from the album Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette. "Is ...

Alanis Morissette

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, July 1996

There's nothing more mild-mannered than a mild-mannered Canadian. But rub one up the wrong way and the consequences can be dramatic. And profitable. Just ask ...

Bruised: Alanis Morissette: Enmore Theatre, Sydney

Review and Interview by Lucy O'Brien, Q, July 1996

Alanis Morissette: she's got the whole world in her hands. ...

Not CD of the Week — Alanis Morissette: Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie (Maverick)

Review by Sheryl Garratt, The Guardian, 30 October 1998

OH STOP MOANING Sheryl Garratt finds pain but no gain in a wallowing follow-up album ...

Rock and Rage: Alanis Morissette Sings Her Heart Out

Interview by Lucy O'Brien, Sunday Express Magazine, 22 November 1998

THERE IS SOMETHING quite disarming about the way Alanis Morissette slips into the room. The 24-year-old rock star has sold 28 million records, she has ...

Addicted To Love: Alanis Morissette: Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie (Maverick)

Review by Chuck Eddy, Spin, December 1998

The biggest female rock star of the '90s returns with an album even more schizo than Jagged Little Pill ...

Alanis Morrisette: Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, December 1998

Follow-up to Jagged Little Pill is big, bold and belligerent ...

Growing Pains: Alanis Morissette: Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie (Maverick) ***

Review by Stuart Maconie, Q, December 1998

How do you follow a 28-million seller? Simple, pretend you're Sylvia Plath ...

Silent Partners: Writers, Producers, Players

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

Phil Sutcliffe looks at the men who helped midwife albums by Sheryl Crow, Joan Osborne and Alanis Morissette ...

Cash for Questions: Alanis Morissette

Interview by Tom Doyle, Q, March 1999

She's the oddest female star of recent years, a titan of high seriousness, musical ambition and lyrical angst. So what do you do: you ask ...

Alanis Morissette: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by David Bennun, Mail On Sunday, June 2001

SAY WHAT YOU like about Alanis Morissette – and I intend to – there's no denying the girl can belt it out. Alone among the ...

Alanis Morissette: King's College, London

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 28 January 2002

SOMEONE IN Alanis-Iand has a plan. Rather than announce her imminent return to the charts with a sell-out stadium show or a celebrity-studded party, the ...

Alanis Morissette: Under Rug Swept (Maverick/Warner Bros.)

Review by Miles Marshall Lewis, L.A. Weekly, 13 March 2002

ONCE UPON A TIME, Alanis Morissette was God. Not just in her role as the Almighty in director Kevin Smith's Dogma, but to the 16 ...

Alanis Morissette: So-Called Chaos (Maverick)

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, June 2004

Former phenomenon finds herself, but risks losing everyone else. ...

Alanis Morissette: The Collection (Maverick/Warners)

Review by Dan Gennoe,, December 2005

FEW ARTISTS manage to make a perfect album, let alone one which defines an era, changes the face of music and makes them the voice ...

Alanis Morissette: "I'm the smartest stupid person you'll meet"

Interview by Sophie Heawood, The Times, 14 June 2008

NOW SHE'S DONE with growing up, the million-selling confessional singer can relax and even laugh at herself. ...

Alanis Morissette: Havoc & Bright Lights

Review by Holly Gleason, Paste, 28 August 2012

WHEN BARELY POST-ADOLESCENT Alanis Morissette exploded spewing vitrol and bodily fluids with her raging accusation of the spurned, 'You Oughta Know' from the mega-hit Jagged ...


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