Alanis Morissette

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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

What I have to say is far more important than how long my eyelashes are.More Alanis Morissette [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly belabored intellectual process, I just throw it out.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
What I try to keep in mind is that there are going to be a lot of articles that are going to be misrepresentative of what I'm about as a person and as a writer.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
Well, I didn't smile for a long time.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
Well, as a kid I did not get Shakespeare. I just never understood it.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
It's when someone has an agenda of their own for the record that it doesn't work for me.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I'm doing it because I choose it. And if it's not working, I can make a change.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I'll keep evolving and put that into my songs.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I was born in '74, so I missed out on all the great early '60s and early '70s.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I try to keep a low profile in general. Not with my art, but just as a person.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I remember when I was 10-years old I was at that proverbial fork in the road and I was acting as much as I was singing and writing songs just seemed to be so much more self-reliant and self-originating.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I happen to be lucky in that I knew what I wanted to do as far as a career since I was nine years old.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I guess what people forget sometimes is that when I write songs, I write them sometimes in about 20 minutes.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I felt like I was making a record under the radar, and that is my favorite way to do anything.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
I could write six songs in one day with everything that's going on.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
And if I had a preference, it would be to be able to not be in the studio until 4 in the morning.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose of inspiring and contributing, then it started to get fun again.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]
And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they're here to serve the purpose of me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting that or pulling it forward and I love that process.More Alanis Morissette [12/29/2005 12:12:00]

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