Album: Havoc And Bright Lights (2012)
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  • This is one of the darker tracks on Havoc and Bright Lights in which Morissette examines a side effect of escapism. "There are many ways to get away from feeling things, and usually they're addictive," she noted to Parade magazine. "'Numb' is about the reasons behind my reaching for the drug of choice, whether it's a substance or a person. I'm curious about the bravery [it takes] to heal and grow."

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