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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

Fact Sheet

Musical genre:Rock  
Birthday1 June 1974 (42)
SignGemini
Birthplace  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height5' 4" (1m63)
Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress.

Alanis Morissette's 1995 international debut Jagged Little Pill became one of the most successful albums of all time. The raw intensity of the album's first single, "You Oughta Know", led Morissette to be labeled the "first lady of rage," though the album itself contained only two songs that hinted at any sort of anger or resentment. Since the extraordinary success of Jagged Little Pill, Morissette's popularity has waned as singers such as Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera gained attention, though she is still one of the industry's premiere female singer/songwriters. Her latest album, So-Called Chaos, on which she received sole writing and co-producing credits, sold over 115,000 copies in its first week of release.