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Jagged Little Pill
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Jagged Little Pill

Jagged Little Pill
Album by Alanis Morissette
Released June 13, 1995
Recorded Westlake Studios and Signet Sound, Hollywood
Genre pop-rock
Length 57 min 33 s
Record label Maverick/Reprise
Producer Glen Ballard
Professional reviews
Q review 4 stars out of 5 September 1995, p.118
Melody Maker review 7 out of 10 September 9, 1995
Allmusic.com review 4.5 stars out of 5 link
Toronto Sun (John Sakamoto) review Favorable June 11, 1995
Robert Christgau review B+ link
Alanis Morissette Chronology
Now is the Time
(1992)
Jagged Little Pill
(1995)
Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
(1998)

Jagged Little Pill is Canadian singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette's debut album, released on June 13, 1995 (see 1995 in music). Morissette's confessional lyrics and emotional vocals helped Jagged Little Pill dominate the year's sound in music. It spawned six massively-successive hit singles:

Jagged Little Pill won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album and Album of the Year. The record has sold 30 million copies worldwide. It is the second best-selling album of the Soundscan era, and the best-selling debut album of all time.

Table of contents
1 Track listing
2 Personnel
3 Chart positions

Track listing

  1. "All I Really Want" (Ballard/Morissette)
  2. "You Oughta Know" (Ballard/Morissette)
  3. "Perfect" (Ballard/Morissette)
  4. "Hand in My Pocket" (Ballard/Morissette)
  5. "Right Through You" (Ballard/Morissette)
  6. "Forgiven" (Ballard/Morissette)
  7. "You Learn" (Ballard/Morissette)
  8. "Head over Feet" (Ballard/Morissette)
  9. "Mary Jane" (Ballard/Morissette)
  10. "Ironic" (Ballard/Morissette)
  11. "Not the Doctor" (Ballard/Morissette)
  12. "Wake Up" (Ballard/Morissette)
  13. "You Oughta Know" [alternate take] (Ballard/Morissette)

Personnel

Chart positions

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - album
1995	The Billboard 200	                No. 1
1995	Heatseekers	                        No. 2
1997	Top Canadian Albums	                No. 7
Billboard (North America) - singles
1995	Hand In My Pocket	Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 8
1995	You Oughta Know	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 3
1995	All I Really Want	Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 14
1995	Hand In My Pocket	Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
1995	You Oughta Know	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
1995	Hand In My Pocket	Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 4
1995	You Oughta Know	        Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 7
1995	Hand In My Pocket	Adult Top 40	                        No. 25
1996	Hand In My Pocket	Adult Contemporary	                No. 30
1996	Ironic	                Adult Contemporary	                No. 28
1996	You Learn	        Adult Contemporary	                No. 23
1996	Ironic	                The Billboard Hot 100	                No. 4
1996	Ironic	                Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 18
1996	You Learn	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 40
1996	Head Over Feet	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 25
1996	Ironic	                Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
1996	You Learn	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 7
1996	Ironic	                Rhythmic Top 40	                        No. 11
1996	You Learn	        Rhythmic Top 40	                        No. 32
1996	Ironic	                Top 40 Adult Recurrents	                No. 1
1996	Hand In My Pocket	Adult Top 40	                        No. 26
1996	Head Over Feet	        Adult Top 40	                        No. 1
1996	Ironic	                Adult Top 40	                        No. 5
1996	You Learn	        Adult Top 40	                        No. 3
1996	Head Over Feet	        Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 1
1996	Ironic	                Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 1
1996	You Learn	        Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 1
1996	You Learn	        The Billboard Hot 100	                No. 6
1997	Head Over Feet	        Adult Contemporary	                No. 27
1997	You Learn	        Top 40 Adult Recurrents	                No. 1
1997	Head Over Feet	        Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 5
1997	Head Over Feet	        Top 40 Adult Recurrents	                No. 1