Three years ago, some friends and I were biking through Golden Gate Park and heard echoes of a concert going on. It turned out to be Alanis Morissette. None of us had kept up with her career, but all of us were transported back to 1995, when Jagged Little Pill changed the way we thought about popular music, (kind of) taught us about irony and scandalized us with the F word and dirty movie theater acts.
20 years and 13 million copies later, Jagged Little Pill still feels revolutionary. Let's pay homage to some of the album's most popular songs through the power of infographics!
"All I Really Want"
Part of the reason why Jagged Little Pill was so noteworthy was that it featured a woman speaking her mind, sticking it to the jerks in her life and not apologizing for wanting certain things. Alanis wasn't the only woman of the era to sing about wanting something though: