Alanis Morissette was on Extra TV Wednesday to talk about her ‘comeback’ album ‘Under Rug Swept’ that she says came about after conversation with Maverick Record label founder Madonna that recharged her move to continue in music. Alanis said of the new disc, “It’s not just about being angry anymore. It’s about taking it to the next level and taking a little more responsibility these days.” As for what’s next for the singer who’s getting great reviews on the new album, “I feel like I haven’t begun really. I feel like my life has been one giant appetizer so far and I’m still cooking.” ‘Under Rug Swept’ drops on Tuesday.
Gary Mulholland of the Scotsman talked with Alanis Morissette who opened up about her bisexuality during a meeting at a London Hotel. Alanis said, “I definitely love women and, you know … I’ve had some great connections.” The singer added, “There are moments when I think about the trials and tribulations I’ve had with men and I just think, oh, it would be much easier with women, and I still think that now. I’m not always the kind of person who takes the easier route, but…”
AP reports Nelly Furtado and Alanis Morissette have been added to the list of entertainers for the medals plaza concert series at the Olympic Winter Games. A different musical act will perform each night between Feb. 9-24. Furtado is scheduled to take the stage on Monday,February 18 while Morissette appears on Thursday, February 21. The games are televised on NBC in the U.S.
Alanis Morissette will be honored by the United Nations as she’ll receive the Global Tolerance Award from the Friends Of The United Nations in a ceremony taking place December 11 at the U.N. in New York. Alanis is being honored for her continued efforts to promote tolerance through the arts.
Alanis Morissette has announced the tracks of her forthcoming album, ‘Under Rug Swept’, which is scheduled to be released on February 26, 2002 through Madonna’s Maverick Records label. Read on for the full track listing.
Following the terror attacks in the United States on September 11, many music acts have cancelled or hinted to cancelling planned trips to Australia including Janet Jackson, Jessica Simpson, and Alanis Morrisette. Janet says she’s stopped touring and “remains concerned about the foreseeable future”.