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Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie is the fourth studio album and second internationally released album by singer-songwriter Alanis Morissettereleased by Maverick Records in the United States on November 3, The album was positively received by critics and performed well commercially, breaking the record for album sales in its first week by a female artist. The first single from the album, " Thank U ", debuted in the top position on the American record chart. Morissette promoted the album with worldwide touring.
Morissette wrote " Thank U " and "Baba" after her trip to India in The protagonist of "Baba" goes on a spiritual pilgrimage to India where she encounters a guru who, like many spiritual teachers in India, is referred to as "Baba". The word "Baba" means "father" in the Hindi language. Morissette opened most of shows during the Junkie era with the song, Mona et mr.
lHorloger - Les Tit Nassels - Pèle-mêle it was featured as an opener during her tours. It has been seldom played since then. In a interview with fans, director Kevin Smith confirmed that "Front Row" was partially inspired by a phone conversation Lullaby - Rogue Wave - Asleep At Heavens Gate and Morissette once had.
They Cant Not - Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie mutually attracted to each other but never actually dated. His suggestion of naming the reasons they weren't a couple became part of the lyrics. Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie received positive reviews from music critics.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine from AllMusic awarded the album four stars, calling the album a "clear step forward" and concluding that "Morissette is a weird acquired taste, due to her idiosyncratic vocals and doggedly convoluted confessionals -- but it certainly confirms that she doesn't quite sound like anyone else, either.
He felt that "Morissette blows up to such a scale" and commented that he felt "privileged to listen along with all the young women whose struggles Morissette blows up to such a scale. He said "I'd counter that Morissette has used her year-plus recording hiatus and newfound star status wisely, in pursuit of a Laser Love - Marc Bolan And T-Rex* - The Very Best Of Marc Bolan And T-Rex to make a vulnerable, openhearted album in the face of intense commercial expectations".
He also compared some of the tracks to her previous album, Jagged Little Pill. He complimented Morissette's songwriting, but 4 Pory - Various - 25 Lat Listy Przebojów Trójki - 1999 felt that "The album is nearly 15 minutes too long did an ode to her mother, the sweet "Heart of the House," really See You Sometime - Joni Mitchell - For The Roses to be made public?
In the United States, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie debuted at number one on the Billboard withcopies sold in its first week. The album broke the record for sales in its first week by a female act, surpassing Lauryn Hill 's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill which opened withcopies. This would be later surpassed once again in by Britney Spears with the release of her sophomore album Oops!
I Did It Again selling 1. The album also debuted at number one in Switzerlandand stayed in the charts for thirty-one weeks. It was certified Platinum in that country. The album entered at number one in Norwaystaying there for three weeks.
It was certificated platinum there as well. It also peaked in the top ten in many countries, including the United KingdomAustraliaCant Not - Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie Swedenand other European countries.
The album has sold 2, copies in the United States as of March The album itself won a Juno Award for Album of the Year. As with the previous album, Morissette did an extensive amount of touring in support for this record.
In the fall ofshe embarked on a club tour across North America with select appearances in Europe, Asia and Australia. The North American leg of the tour included opening act Chris Whitley.
Guitarist Nick Lashley and bassist Chris Chaney remained for this album's touring from the previous years, although there were several new band members. Morissette herself continued playing guitar however more so than previous tours and harmonica. Opening acts included Garbage and Liz Phairamong others. The worldwide tour had alternating setlists for every leg, but included the usual set openers and closers.
After that special, she performed in front of thousands during the Woodstock '99 concert festival in New York. Unlike the previous tours, Morissette focused mainly on performing songs that had been released and didn't perform any new songs, aside from a couple of B-sides during the second half of the year.
The tour would be a joint venture, as they both co-headlined the bills. During Cant Not - Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie final weeks of "The Junkie Tour", keyboardist Deron Johnson left the band and was replaced, and Gary Novak took a temporary leave and was replaced as well.
Morissette announced a summer tour in called "The One Tour" which kicked off with two dates in North America, Cant Not - Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie continuing in places she had never toured or rarely toured before across Europe Coming Down - Various - Zooclub - Sundayz parts of Asia.
In each city, she selected an ambassador through a website contest on "Z. It was after this tour that Morissette kicked off MSN and DirecTV 's concert series, Music in High Places where she performed acoustic on the Navajo Nation in Arizona, and also learned the cultures, practices, traditions and songs from the natives in the area.
This was Morissette's final performance and release that tied into promotion for Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie before she started writing her follow-up, Under Rug Swept.
It charted considerably high in initial airplay because of the anticipation for the album, but many critics and listeners who had pigeonholed Morissette as an angry woman were surprised by the song's calm and serene feel. Released in November, the album debuted at number one on the U.
Billboard with the highest first-week sales for a female artist at the time, sellingcopies in its first seven days. She held this record for two years, until being outsold in first week sales by Britney Spears' Oops! I Did It Again which sold 1. It held the number-one spot for an additional week, before falling to eighth place in what is generally a busy shopping period because of the holiday season. Over the next few weeks sales for the album slowly declined, and then faltered drastically.
After 28 weeks, the album had fallen off the Billboardand as of September it had sold 2. Billboard Hot None of the singles revived significant interest in the album. All lyrics are written by Alanis Morissette; all music is composed by Morissette and Glen Ballardexcept where noted. There had been many songs performed live during the tour in support of Jagged Little Pilland during festivals in between albums that did not appear on the album.
This version of "Can't Not", however, was slightly more mellow—and differed from the demo version previewed on the home video, Jagged Little Pill, Live. The song "King of Intimidation" also previewed on the video was never released on any album until the Jagged Little Pill deluxe edition, but appeared in a live clip along with the original "Can't Not" live clip on Cant Not - Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie The Collection DVD.
This song was previewed on the above-mentioned video, but only in acoustic form. That version is mistakenly believed to be a studio demo, but it is merely an acoustic version performed with the band. It had never been released until the Jagged Little Pill deluxe edition. Other songs include "Gorgeous", "London", "Pray for Peace" a. The studio version was later released on the Jagged Little Pill deluxe edition with "Gorgeous" as well. Both songs debuted in concert on June 8, Aside from the songs written and performed during concerts —, there were songs specifically written for Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie.
Another song left off the album was "Princes Familiar", whose studio version has yet to surface. It has only been released in live, acoustic form on both Alanis Unplugged and The Collection. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alanis Morissette. Cant Not - Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie rock hard rock post-grunge  experimental rock.
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