Underneath Lyrics by Alanis Morissette


Alanis Morissette Lyrics

Underneath Lyrics
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Look at us break our bonds in this kitchen
Look at us rallying all our defenses
Look at us waging war in our bedroom
Look at us jumping ship in our dialogues


There is no difference in what we're doing in here
That doesn't show up as bigger symptoms out there
So why spend all our time in dressing our bandages
When we've the ultimate key to the cause right here, our underneath

Look at us our form our cliques in our sandbox
Look at us micro kids with both our hearts blocked
Look at us turn away from all the rough spots
Look at dictatorship on my own block

There is no difference in what we're doing in here
That doesn't show up as bigger symptoms out there
So why spend all our time in dressing our bandages
When we've the ultimate key to the cause right here, our underneath

How I've spun my wheels with carts before my horse
When shine on the outside springs from the root
Spotlight on these seeds of simpler reasons
This core, born into form, starts in our living room

There is no difference in what we're doing in here
That doesn't show up as bigger symptoms out there
So why spend all our time in dressing our bandages
When we've the ultimate key to the cause right here, our underneath

Underneath Info:

• According to Alanis, the song is about how you can only change the world if you change yourself.

• The music video was directed by Matt Docter and Ric Frazier and produced by the Docter Twins. It was part of the Elevate Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. The official music video was directed by Sanji Senaka.

• The single was released on April 15th, 2008 and peaked at #27 on the Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks chart.

• Alanis Morissette & Guy Sigsworth share writing credits on the song. Guy Sigsworth produced the track.

• The song was unusually successful in Brazil selling 500,000 units and being certified diamond.




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