Alanis Morisette debuts first episode of Alanis Radio on Apple Music Hits - @AppleMusic


Alanis Morisette debuts first episode of Alanis Radio on Apple Music Hits

In the inaugural episode, she shares an eclectic playlist that inspires her as a musician, mother, activist and writer. She talks about how Tori Amos inspired her to write more in a more stream-of-conscious way, how she strived to sing as well as Kate Bush and Patti LaBelle, the first song she ever heard from her husband Souleye when she met him, her son Ever’s dancing, her love for Rufus Wainwright, and more. 

Alanis shares about touring with Tori Amos and sings a bit of her song acapella


“One of my favorite, favorite artists. The record came out in 1992 and I had just not too long before that time moved out on my own from Ottawa to Toronto as a segue to prepare me for life in Hollywood as though anything could. But listening to Tori was just like a soothing, soothing, warm bath for me when I was alone and completely freaked out because I was living alone for the first time. I had the privilege of going on tour with Tori, a five and a half weeks tour in 1999. It was a really sweet journey point for me to be touring with someone who had such a big influence on my feeling liberated to stream-of-consciousness-write basically, and just write what was going on. I wrote a lot of songs as a young person and it was adhering to a structure of a kind and I started writing songs heaven forbid that wouldn’t rhyme or melodically were a little more challenging and it was met with quite a bit of disdain at the time and a lot of people were asking me to just ’stick with what I knew’ so I got dropped from MCA Records and moved to Los Angeles and no one knew me there so I had this clean slate and not be beholden to whomever I’d been collaborating with or someone else’s perception of me at the time. It was quite liberating at the time. This was right after I heard Tori’s record and I thought hey now ‘if SHE’s doing it’... ”

Alanis Radio on Apple Music Hits. Listen back to the full episode on-demand: apple.co/_AlanisRadio.
Alanis Morisette debuts first episode of Alanis Radio on Apple Music Hits - @AppleMusic Alanis Morisette debuts first episode of Alanis Radio on Apple Music Hits - @AppleMusic Reviewed by FADED4U on August 26, 2020 Rating: 5

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