‘We’re going for our own jugulars’: Alanis Morissette on her confronting musical

‘We’re going for our own jugulars’: Alanis Morissette on her confronting musical

How on earth am I not one of the 33 million people that bought Alanis Morissette’s confessional album Jagged Little Pill when it came out in 1995? Nominated for nine Grammys and winning four, including Album of the Year, it skyrocketed the seven-time Grammy winner to what she later said was PTSD-inducing fame at the age of 21, when fans regularly broke into her hotel room to leave notes. Twenty-five years later it’s still one of the Top 20 best-selling albums of all time, and has been re-released twice – as an acoustic re-recording on its 10th anniversary, and in 2015 as a 20th anniversary deluxe collector’s edition. Its latest iteration is the Tony award-winning Jagged Little Pill: The Musical. Perhaps best-known for the immortal lyric, “Would she go down …
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