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Alanis Morissette releases new music, announces 25th anniversary tour

There's no doubt that Jagged Little Pill was one of the most popular and significant albums of the 1990s, and it's turning 25 in 2020 (can you believe it??)

Alanis Morissette knows, and she's celebrating the album's anniversary with a new 2020 tour to commemorate the album and new material she has coming out. Yes, Alanis has a new song, which she will perform tonight (December 2nd) at The Apollo Theater in New York City. She will also has a new album, called Pretty Little Forks in the Road which will be released officially on May 1st. It will be her ninth studio album; her most recent was 2012's Havoc and Bright Lights.

The Jagged Little Pill 25th Anniversary Tour's announcement comes as a new musical based on the Jagged album hits Broadway. The show opens at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York Thursday, one day after she'll be appearing on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, where she'll perform her new song "Reasons I Drink."

Meanwhile, Jagged Little Pill continues to be her seminal album. After 25 years, it still stands as the best-selling international debut album of all time; it hit #1 on the charts in 13 countries and sold over 33 million copies worldwide. It remains one of the top 20 best-selling albums of all time.

Morissette and her collaborator Glen Ballard also won five Grammy awards for the album, including the Album of the Year for 1995. She was just 21 years old at the time, which made her the youngest artist in history to ever win the honor (Taylor Swift broke that record with her Fearless album in 2008 at age 19.)

2020 will be a busy year for Morissette with this tour; it currently features 31 stops and none of them - yet - are in Wisconsin. Here are the announced dates:

Presale tickets for Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill 25th Anniversary Tour will kick off next Tuesday, December 10th, at 10am our time; general on-sale tickets will be available Friday, December 13th at 10am.

The tour starts in Portland, Oregon and finishes up in Nashville, Tennessee about seven weeks later. The closest she'll get to us is the Chicago area on July 17th and the Detroit area on the 21st. There isn't even a Twin Cities stop! I did notice, however, there's some wiggle room in these dates for Summerfest - we'll see! Meanwhile, here's the full tour schedule:

June 2 – Portland, OR @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre

June 3 – Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheatre

June 5 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion

June 7 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre

June 9 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl

June 10 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion

June 12 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater

June 13 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP

June 14 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion

June 17 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

June 18 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre

June 20 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

June 21 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion

June 23 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

June 26 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

June 27 – Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre

June 28 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion

July 1 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center

July 2 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

July 3 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

July 6 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

July 8 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center

July 9 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center

July 11 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage

July 16 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

July 17 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

July 18 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

July 21 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre

July 23 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center

July 24 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center

July 25 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena

Check out Alanis' new song "Reasons I Drink" below!

Photo credit: Getty images

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