Jagged Little Pill

Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1995 Ratings: #93 / 441
User Score
Based on 233 ratings
1995 Ratings: #46
Liked by 9 people
June 13, 1995 / Release Date
LP / Format
Maverick, Reprise / Label
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My parents are both loyal gen x'ers so naturally I grew up with artists like Alanis on constant play. I've always admired Alanis' lyricism in general and how unhinged she is on "Jagged Little Pill". Some of my favorite lines ever written are from Alanis actually. She was barely older than me when she wrote a lot of the lyrics here. That said, the music itself is too polished for a project like this and it's of the times for sure. It naturally creates two polar opposites constantly ... read more
Listening Jagged Little Pill almost 25 years after its release feels like listening a greatest hits compilation.
Missing the rage it fueled this album in Alanis Morissette latter work
A solid collection of pop songs over-sharing in a way that reminds me of Joni Mitchell's Blue (first song is the same thing only 24 years later) and Carole King´s Tapestry ("Perfect" toys with plagiarism). It wouldn't be such a commercial success without appealing to women and men alike. Pop needs hooks and this has plenty.
Um álbum coeso e com conceito, mas que te envolve do início ao fim. Músicas que se completam, e pra terminar, uma ótima capela, além de letras pessoais no disco.

All I Really Want: 7/10
You Oughta Know : 10/10
Perfect: 8/10
Hand In My Pocket: 9/10
Right Through You: 10/10
Forgiven: 10/10
You Learn: 9/10
Head Over Feet: 8/10
Mary Jane: 5/10
Ironic: 10/10
Not the Doctor: 6/10
Wake Up: 6/10
You Oughta Know/Your House : 10/10
* All I Really Want (6.5/10)
* You Oughta Know (10/10)
* Perfect (6/10)
* Hand In My Pocket (9/10)
* Right Through You (7.5/10)
* Forgiven (8/10)
* You Learn (8.5/10)
* Hand Over Feet (9/10)
* Mary Jane (8/10)
* Ironic (10/10)
* Not The Doctor (8/10)
* Wake Up (7/10)

Nota Final: 81/100
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Track List

  1. All I Really Want 
  2. You Oughta Know 
  3. Perfect 
  4. Hand In My Pocket 
  5. Right Through You 
  6. Forgiven 
  7. You Learn 
  8. Head Over Feet 
  9. Mary Jane 
  10. Ironic 
  11. Not The Doctor 
  12. Wake Up
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Added on: July 26, 2012