Alanis Morissette (Alanis Morissette)( Musical Performer)
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Biography Alanis Morissette (Alanis Morissette)
Her concerts are always ambitious, and its video clips scrolled on television up to 30 times a day. If Alanis wants to say anything - she says it's the music - and each finds understanding.
. Name: Alanis Nadine Morissette (Alanis Nadine Morissette)
. Date of Birth: June 1, 1974
. Hometown: Ottawa, Canada
. Place of residence: Los Angeles, California
. Zodiac Sign: Cancer
. Hair: dark brown
. Eyes: brown
. Family: twin brother Wajda, Chad's older brother, father Alan and mother Georgia
. Style: Alanis likes to wear baggy leather trousers and loose blouse, behind the scenes, she wears T-shirts, pants, hats and no cosmetics
. Musical preferences: PJ Harvey, Shudder To Think
. Favorite drink: chamomile tea
. As personality: an unexpected, happy, friendly
. Hobbies: Collecting candles
. Alanis is one of three children of their parents (her older brother Chad and twin brother Wajda), was born and raised in Ottawa, Canada
. Although the name Alanis Greek origin, she does not have its origin in no Greek background. Her father wanted her daughter had the female version of his name and he chose Alanna (Alanna). But one day, quite accidentally discovered in a newspaper that everyone calls his daughter Alanis. Her parents - Alan and Georgia Morissette - Hungarian immigrants who were teachers and got a job in the military school. Despite this Alanis and her two brothers were sent to Catholic school. Favorite singer Alanis was Olivia Newton-John. In six years, young talent has already played on the piano. Pereslushav all areas of music inspired by the little Alanis and began to test her voice when she was only eight years, and in nine - she began writing her own songs. "I started to write his own songs when she was a child, because there were things that I could only express through music and it was impossible to go any other way, - says Alanis. - I had low self-esteem when I was a teenager, at least up to ten years. I've been thinking about this and thought it was alone in her misfortune.
In ten years, Alanis was casting for a television variety show children "You Can't Do That". Star child recorded his songs on the disc, called "Fate Stay With Me". The work in this show gave the name Alanis power that resulted in her collaboration with Stephen Klovanom (Stephan Klovan) in 1987, which turned her into a pop diva. After passing through the casting for presentation at the Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Alanis greatly impressed with his talent at Mr. Klovana and he tried to make its schedule of such memorable performances, . as the national anthem in the first game of the Ottawa Senators and the song "Too Hot" in 1992 on the awarding of the National Hockey League,
. She even performed in talent show "Star Search".
At the age of thirteen Alanis met Leslie Hove (Leslie Howe), who belonged to the group One-to-One, and they began to write together. At fourteen Alanis signed a contract with MCA in Canada and in 1991 she made her debut, while titled simply as "Alanis". In an instant Alanis climbed to the peak of fame pop music, where there were such stars as Debbie Gibson, Tiffany and Belinda Carlisle (Debbie Gibson, Tiffany & Belinda Carlisle). The album went platinum in Canada and brought it to the author Juno Award for "full of promise, female vocals".
In 1992, Alanis released her second album "Now Is the Time ', which was also a priest's Style, but on a more mature level than the first album - it was more ballads. But alas, this album has not brought much success and Alanis why then did she come to reassess the choice of his career. After graduating from high school, a former teenager arrived in Toronto in hopes of something to fill my life to her music career had come to nothing. But all these measures were in vain.
In 1993, when the girl turned 19 years old, she goes to Los Angeles and decided to finally decide in the direction of the songs that she wanted to write and perform. Initially, it was a failure and refusal. But nothing you can not lose - you can only buy. Alanis is based in Los Angeles and a happy fortune confronts her with the composer-producer Glen Ballard (Glen Ballard) in 1994. Along with Ballard, who previously worked with Michael Jackson and Paula Abdul, Alanis straightened sails to penetrate into the depths of his soul and feel his songs.
. Armed with demo versions of her songs, she signed a contract with Maverick Records
. Released in 1995, "Jagged Little Pill" became a hit instantly. It sold 13 million copies in the U.S. and 6 million - in other countries. The single "You Oughta Know" ( "You ought to know") can be regarded as the nineties version of the song by Gloria Gaynor "I Will Survive" ( "I shall live"), as a reward for women who have in the past bad experiences with men. It was this song a long time occupied the first place of charts. Her songs, including "Hand in My Pocket" and "Ironic" ( "Hand in my pocket," "ironic"), Alanis defined as the hottest new voice in rock music. Incidentally, although the album and received a memorable name ( "Small cog Pill") - against all logic song with the same title no. Instead, this was only a line "Swallow it down ... it's a jagged little pill ..." the song "You Learn". "Jagged Little Pill" was the result of soul searching by Alanis and brought her a whole bunch of awards: Grammy for "Album of the Year, Best Female Vocal" for his song "You Oughta Know" and "Best Rock Album" (and that of six nominations Grammy). The album also becomes a record of sales among the singers in the U.S. debut earlier this place was occupied by Whitney Houston.
. After such phenomenal success of his album Alanis briefly moved away from solo works to take part in creating soundtracks for the movie "City of Angels"
. And also to appear on the big screen in the role of God in all we know the movie "Dogma". She also visited India to find inner peace of his soul. The result of these actions was smooth transformation "Jagged Little Pill" in the new album "Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie", with such songs as "Thank U", "Unsent" and "So Pure". Here, students saw the other side of the "bitter pill" - she looked much softer and less nervous. Although the album received critical and greeting he did not uvidel such a big success as the "Jagged Little Pil". Alanis showed the audience that she was not angry and become more measured than casual rokersha they once knew. She was finally in the world who have found for myself. This album gave the feeling of a closed expression and recovery.
The last phase of his career Alanis carries a closed. It gives few interviews, after which there are vague rumors about her life. She even missed the MTV Awards night in her honor. "The fact is that full-fledged celebrity is not something which I am really interested, - explains Alanis. - I do not fit into these evenings. It's just not my. I have mixed feelings about receiving awards. I have a problem with the concept of self -. I do not feel better than any other singer. I'm just another. All of us together - strength.
It can protect their lives, but the width of its volume Alanis expresses through his music. She hears it, when millions of fans echoed her singing along to favorite hits her concerts. And it does not surprise her: "I think all hungry for the truth". Its lyrics describe the feelings of many girls. His song "Perfect" ( "Perfect"), Alanis commented as "an open letter to all those who have low self-esteem". "Most of my songs, at least partly autobiographical. But no one song is not entirely about me - each of them a part of me ".
Her latest contribution to the music industry "Alanis Unplugged" (2000), consists of acoustic recordings. It was recorded in March and presented in "The Vagina Monologues". Fragments of this album have been involved in one episode of "Sex and the City" (Sex and the City), at the moment which shows a kiss with Sarah Jessica Parker (Sarah Jessica Parker).
. The aggressiveness of true lyricism Alanis Morissette gave a voice to women of all countries, and showed men and women who "should know" that one person can transform misery and heartache in flight.
. Some Details
. U Alanis was another small role in the film - with Matt LeBlanc in the movie "Friend's Joey" (Joey's Friends), where she played rokershu.
. Alanis Morissette has become a symbol for the despised women, but history knows that it was not always covered by the melancholy rock singer
. In fact, she was a Canadian version of Debbie Gibson (Debbie Gibson), sold a few pop songs from the album which would have to be in the play-list Britney Spears.
. Most people are impressed by the screen is considered that Alanis subdued, serious and somber woman
. Fortunately, this is not entirely true - she has a great sense of humor and she can easily laugh at themselves.
. She was never a sex symbol - though her gaze and conquered many male fans - she just wanted to be myself.
. Alanis - an incredibly talented composer who can mix hate, love, regret, sadness, and make it sound like poetry
. Selling over 25 million albums in all countries and receiving three awards Grammy - an obvious sign that Alanis is on the right path.
. Alanis really like the teaching profession, and if it did not hit the music world, it probably would have been an English teacher or drammaticheskogo art.
. Albums that Alanis Morissette has released in his teenage years were very different from "Jagged Little Pil"
. Instead of feeling-heart emotion, they were replaced by style dance-pop. Her albums have been released in Canada, but Alanis was not happy. "Returning to the past, we can say that I was concerned about how I perceive the masses. I wanted to win their approval and I got it. But in reality, I was not prepared to make a hawk on people ". Deciding that her work done feels fake, Alanis decides to leave this style of music.
Quotes about Alanis
"It reminds me of myself when I started: a very seasoned and simple. There is excitement and importance of dizziness in an awkward position around her - like something possible and the sky the limit.
. - Madonna --
. "Alanis - is a unique talent, which surprised the world with their style."
. - Aaliyah --
. "I think that it should look good despite the heavy schedule of its work
. Her hair should be as free and wavy. It should look sultry and romantic, but at the same time mysterious. "
- Bok-Hee Meixner, hair stylist --
"It amazes. I really respect her. It is written from the heart and when she sings, I feel exactly what she is trying to convey to the public. "
. - Brandy --
. "If we were to make nail polish Alanis, what would it look like? Most likely - a metallic gray color, called" torture ".
. - Dineh Mohajer, president of Hard Candy --
. Alanis, 1991
. Feel your love
2. Too hot
4. Walk Away
5. On my own
8. Human touch
9. Oh Yeah
10. Party boy
Now is the time, 1992
1. Real world
2. An emotion away
4. The time of your life
5. No apologies
6. Can't deny
7. When we meet again
8. Give what ya got
9. Change is never a waste of time
10. Big bad love
Jagged little pill, 1995
1. All I really want
2. You oughta know
4. Hand in my pocket
5. Right through you
7. You learn
8. Head over feet
9. Mary Jane
11. Not the doctor
12. Wake up
13. Your house
Supposed Former Infatuation Ju, 1998
1. Front Row
3. Thank U
4. Are You Still Mad
5. Sympathetic Character
6. That I Would Be Good
7. The Couch
8. Can't Not
10. I Was Hoping
12. Would Not Come
14. So Pure
15. Joining You
16. Heart Of The House
17. Your Congratulations
Alanis Morissette MTV Unplugged, 2000
1. You Learn
2. Joining You
3. No Pressure Over Cappucino
4. That I Would Be Good
5. Head Over Feet
6. Princess Familiar
7. I Was Hoping Ironic
8. These Are the Thoughts
9. King of Pain
10. You Oughta Know
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