Straitjacket

Album: Flavors of Entanglement (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • Many of the tracks on this album were inspired by Morissette's break-up with her fiancé Ryan Reynolds. The Canadian singer-songwriter told musicomh.com that this was the song that most reflected her anger in terms of her reactivity to their split.

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  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThe best track on Flavors of Entanglement. Angry song with a sick beat, love it!
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