So Unsexy

Album: Under Rug Swept (2002)

Songfacts®:

  • Morissette does some soul searching on this track, particularly "trying to get into the underbelly of some of my insecurities and why little tiny things that are innocuous and inconsequential are translated in my own mind as to be taken so personally. And that has happened and still happens a lot, and while I think it's very human, it's exhausting. But as long as I have my own back, it's not as scary and it's not as horrifying."
  • In a CNN interview, Morissette said the song "basically speaks of the process of how loving myself can affect everything and change everything. Why when I don't take care of myself, or love myself or feel connected to my definition of God, everything's very painful and disjointed and disconnected and... depressing, to be totally honest."
  • This features Meshell Ndegeocello on bass.

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