Although Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette released two albums of teen-pop fluff in the early nineties (1991's 'Alanis' and 1992's 'Now Is the Time,' both out of print now), she's best-known for 1995's immortal alternative album 'Jagged Little Pill.' Not only was it loaded with surprise chart hits, it was an immense influence on future generations of female musicians who didn't feel comfortable with the preponderance of women as pop-singing vixens at the time (which, given her first two releases, is "a little too ironic, don't you think?").
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Alanis Holding a Full House
Alanis Morissette with 'Full House' star Dave Coulier, who is generally regarded to be the subject of her hit "You Oughta Know."
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Blue, gold and a lotta hair.
Silent Bob and Jay-ged Little Pill
Producer Scott Mosier, Alanis Morissette and Kevin Smith at the post-premiere party for 'Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back' in Westwood, CA, 2001. Alanis appeared in Smith's "Dogma."
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Sheryl Crow and Alanis Morissette
"All I Wanna Do" meets "All I Really Want."
Alanis Goes Aqualung
Not really, but she can play a mean flute.
Hosting the 2004 Juno Awards in Bodysuit Formal
The Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie.
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Onstage in 1995.
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It's Delightful, It's De-Lovely
Alanis Morissette, Natalie Cole, Sheryl Crow and Lara Fabian at 2004 Cannes Film Festival for the Cole Porter biopic 'De-Lovely.' All four singers performed for the film soundtrack.
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Ryan Reynolds & Alanis, a Couple Under Rug Swept
Ryan Reynolds and Alanis Morissette backstage at the 2003 MTV Movie Awards.
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Supposed Former Shakespeare Junkie
Shirley Jones, Alanis Morissette, Connie Uribe, Arte Johnson, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson at the presentation of Simply Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" fundraiser in 2009.
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Jagged Little Psychedelic Pill
Alanis performs live during a concert on July 8, 2008 in Berlin, Germany.
Dick Clark and Alanis Morissette
Despite being a Canadian, Alanis Morissette popped in for the 50th anniversary of 'American Bandstand' in 2002.
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Dana Carvey Cutting It Up With Alanis
Dana Carvey and Alanis Morissette during the AOL 8.0 Launch in New York City.
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and Alanis Morissette during a speech at the Ottawa Civic Center in 2004.
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Mighty Ducks v. Morissette's Senators
Alanis performed the Canadian and American National Anthems at Game Four of the 2007 Stanley Cup Finals, right before the Anaheim Ducks kicked the Ottawa Senators out of office.
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Alanis and Avril
Alanis Morissette and Avril Lavigne at American Express' Jam Sessions at the House of Blues.
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Livin' La Vida 'Lanis
Alanis Morissette and Ricky Martin at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
Classic Hollywood Glamor Girl
Alanis Morissette waiting to perform at the 'De-Lovely' Closing Night Concert during the 2004 Cannes Film Festival in France.
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Alanis, Hubby & Baby Girl
Alanis Morissette, husband Mario "MC Souleye" Treadway and son Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway in Los Angeles.
Morissette & MC Souleye
Alanis Morissette and her Massachusetts-bred rapper husband at the 2011 American Music Awards.
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Demonstrating the 'X Factor'
Contestant Josh Krajcik and Alanis on the Top 3 performance show of Fox's 'The X Factor.'
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Alanis or Jem & the Holograms?
Alanis Morissette performing on ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars.'