Alanis Morissett channeled mothers around the world during quarantine when she introduced herself to her daughter at a tow The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallonwhich will air on Thursday night.
Morissette and her band joined the show late at night to debut “Ablaze” from their ninth studio album, Such nice forks on the roadwhich is on Friday. Published in what looks like an enviable library, the singer holds her daughter in her arms as she sings. The young child predictably stole the show – and Morrisset’s headphones. Just as the video reflects as she holds her child, Morrisset’s song is a dedication to her children, where she sings about their strengths and encourages them to continue even when conflict arises. “My mission is to turn on the light in your eyes to shine,”
Recently, the musician revealed about his struggle with postpartum depression in an interview with Rolling stoneShe currently has three children, the youngest of whom is eight months old. “The first two times I had it, it was more depressing,” she said. “This time maybe one percent is depressed. The rest is just a concern and all the pictures and all the horrifying parts of PPD [postpartum depression.] But yes, sleep is scarce. And I sleep when I can, which is not a long time, but it is enough to continue. “
Such nice forks on the road is Morissette’s first album in eight years – partly because she was busy with her children. It was scheduled to debut in May, but was delayed due to the pandemic – as was its 25th anniversary tour. Toothed little pill,,
“I just thought it was intuitively wrong to record a woman’s crisis when we were in the middle of a pandemic,” she said. “I got 50-50 reactions depending on which friend I told this information to. One would say, “Yes, wait, please. I can’t take it anymore. And then other friends said the exact opposite: “Are you kidding me? I want to get lost in your story and in your words. “”