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December 26, 2019IM -
Jagged Little Pill (original Broadway cast recording) is the official companion to the new musical based on Alanis Morissette’s groundbreaking 1995 debut album of the same name.
The Broadway cast recording features all-new renditions of the original songs, including such hits as “You Oughta Know,” “Hand In My Pocket,” and “Ironic.” It also includes other selections from Morissette’s extensive catalog, and two new songs—“Smiling” and “Predator”—written expressly for the musical by Morissette and Michael Farrell, both of Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA).
Jagged Little Pill officially opened at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre on December 5, following a record-breaking, sold-out world premiere at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) last year. The musical is set to the music of Grammy winner Morissette, although its story is not about the singer-songwriter.