Thanksgiving was yesterday, which suggests Christmas season has formally begun. Alanis Morissette is already moving into the vacation spirit by sharing her personal cowl of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s traditional “Blissful Xmas (Battle Is Over)”.
“It’s an honor to cowl this heartwarming tune,” stated Morissette in a press release. “The lyrics really feel extra pertinent than ever and this yr has been a yr of nice resilience and adapting and feeling all the sentiments. Might this tune function an enormous hug to you and your candy households and associates. The whole lot goes to be okay ultimately, and if it’s not okay, it’s not the top.”
Not solely did Morissette stay trustworthy to the unique model of “Blissful Xmas (Battle Is Over)” in sound, but additionally the enduring visuals that accompanied it. Within the music video for her cowl, Morissette and her household (who clearly share her music gene) get tucked into an enormous, white mattress and surrounded by flowers, stuffed animals, a guitar, and people well-known posters. Interspersed all through are clips of family members singing alongside to the refrain in their very own properties. Watch it beneath.
Morissette has been further busy this yr. She launched her model new album Such Fairly Forks within the Highway, dropped a 25th anniversary deluxe reissue of Jagged Little Tablet, and noticed the Broadway adaptation of that latter LP snag a whopping 15 Tony Awards nominations. Ought to the coronavirus pandemic calm down, Morissette will hit the highway subsequent yr for her rescheduled Jagged Little Tablet tour with Rubbish and Liz Phair. Tickets are nonetheless obtainable to buy right here.