Not As We

Album: Flavors of Entanglement (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about the difficulties in ending a relationship and starting over on your own. Morissette told Rolling Stone: "You know how you can resist hitting rock bottom for a long time? That song just goes 'OK, I'm going. All the way down." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Megan - Ottawa, ON
  • During an acoustic set for media and industry types, Morissette described this impassioned piano ballad as the "most rock bottom moment" on the album.

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