The release of Jagged Little Pill in 1995 marked the emergence of Canadian-born Alanis Morissette as one of the most interesting and distinctive new performers in our time. Her voice soars and howls, wafting along with discernible sweetness and yet bursting with passion. Her much-anticipated follow-up, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, is an extraordinary blend of razor-sharp lyrical insights and passionate melodies that mark the next stage in Alanis's meteoric rise. Recent pilgrimages to India and Cuba have informed the new album.
The new hit song, Thank You, speaks of her gratitude to India and the lessons she learned there: