Tag: 90’s music

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Thank U’ by Alanis Morrissette.

I read once that someone said that only Alanis Morrissette could pull off a song like Thank U without it […]

On my stereo this week: ‘All I Really Want’ by Alanis Morrissette.

When we talk about the album Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morrissette, songs like You Oughta Know, Ironic and Hand […]

Classic albums: Jagged Little Pill Is Still Awesome!

Before the year 1995, I have to admit I had never heard of Alanis Morissette. I think its fair to […]

Classic albums: Madonna, Bedtime Stories (1994).

The shitstorm that followed the simultaneous release of Madonna’s fifth album Erotica and her controversial book Sex was unprecedented in late 1992. Madonna was […]

‘1979’: Billy Corgan’s ode to youth.

Rolling Stone magazine best sums up ‘1979’ as “a mid tempo tune that looks back on the aimless fun of […]

I’m still head over feet for Alanis Morrissette.

Some of my closest friends occasionally still ask me why I listen to Alanis Morrissette nowadays. “Come on Rob, she […]

In-depth fan review: Veruca Salt live in Melbourne.

Back in the mid ‘90’s, Veruca Salt was one of the hottest acts. Two headstrong young women, Louise Post and […]

The lasting legacy of Fiona Apple.

Marking the end of 2016, Fiona Apple performed an impassioned version of her Anti-Trump Christmas parody “Trump’s Nuts Roast on an Open Fire”, […]

Still making her own magic: Interview with Sarah McLeod.

So few artists can really lay claim to a career as diverse and lively as Sarah McLeod. From the glory […]

Liz Phair: The unapologetic indie-rock rebel.

Something tells me I am going to get in trouble talking about the unapologetic indie-rock rebel Liz Phair. Anyway, here […]