Alanis Morissette on Her Inspiration

The musician discusses how she writes her songs.
3:00 | 08/28/12

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Test Text1 italics Test Text1 plain In case you can't tell, we're thrilled to have alanis morissette out. She has a new album today, "havoc and bright lights." This is a test. When they come down from the control room. That's the indication? No idea who is manning the show right now. Four years for this new music. And lara said it best, your words, it's what you say. And you write it. Where does your inspiration come from? Commenting on life. You know? Having lived in an indifferent environment and condition as we all were by the same culture, i have to comment on it. It's part of my temperament, whether I want to do it or not. You take us along for the ride. And it changes. And it grows. And it evolves. That's what's so authentic about you. Yeah. It was great to know I wasn't alone in my journey. When I was younger, I had that egocentric thing. Quickly saw there were many. You want a blast from the past? Yeah.

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