''I wrote it during a time that I was very insulated, and had first just moved to LA. I was prepared for perhaps the first time in my life to focus on things that were negative because I was always encouraged to focus on things that were positive, and that things like confusion and depression and those kinds of things were to be hidden or repressed.'' - Alanis Morissette
"She had the concept from the first chord: ''Swallow it down, such a jagged little pill''. She was in the zone. It came about very quickly." - Glen Ballard (songwriter)
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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