Alanis Morissette – What’s that line from TS…

What’s that line from TS Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but…


“What’s that line from TS Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I’m able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I’m older. Thank God for growing up.”
-Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette – I saw music as a…

I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their…


“I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious.”
-Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette – Ageism works in both directions…

Ageism works in both directions. As a teenager in the public eye, people would talk…


“Ageism works in both directions. As a teenager in the public eye, people would talk condescendingly to me. When you get older there’s this feeling that you have to start carving up your face and body. Right now I’m in the middle ground – I think women in their thirties are taken seriously.”
-Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette – Canada has a passive-aggressive…

Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went…


“Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.”
-Alanis Morissette