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Alanis Morissette: Live At Montreux 2012

Artist: Alanis Morissette

Studio: Eagle Rock Entertainment

Released: April 23, 2013 / Reviewed: May 05, 2013

Who doesn’t love Alanis Morissette? In the 18 years that this beautiful and brilliant singer/songwriter has been pleasing audiences with her music, she has built quite a following as well as a solid reputation as a live performer.

That reputation as a performer has been captured on DVD.  Live At Montreux 2012 is Morissette’s first live release in 10 years. Filmed in high definition on July 2, 2012, this set features a blend of songs from her most recent album, Havoc And Bright Lights a bevy of her beloved hits: “Ironic,” “Hand In My Pocket,” “You Learn” and “Thank U,” as well as the revolutionary kiss-off “You Oughta Know.” This stop on the Guardian Angel tour (in support of Havoc) was Alanis’ third appearance at the famed Montreux Jazz Festival.

Of course, the sheer poetry and emotional spirit of Alanis Morissette’s music is what’s truly on display here. The genuine, honest soul-baring nature of her songs, carried by her instantly recognizable and absolutely unique vocal style is on evident on Live At Montreux. Alanis is one of the most successful female artists and songwriters of all time, having sold in excess of 60 million albums worldwide. It is plain to see why she has achieved such accolades when you witness a performance like this set at Montreux.

Alanis Morissette: Live At Montreux 2012 features the following line-up: Julian Coryell (guitar); Michael Farrell (keyboards); Jason Orme (guitar); Cedric Lemoyne (bass); Victor Indrizzo (drums).

So, Morissette fans, snatch this video treasure trove up now while you can!  It’s a keeper!