Taylor Swift And Alanis Morissette Sing Amazing “You Oughta Know” Duet (VIDEO)

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Taylor Swift You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette

By Michael Lewittes


Taylor Swift You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette


Taylor Swift and Alanis Morissette gave a memorable performance of the latter’s hit “You Oughta Know” at the Staples Center on Monday night. Morissette was among the surprise guests at Swift’s third sold-out 1989 show in Los Angeles. See the video below.

Morissette was actually the third special guest. First, Swift brought out Natalie Maines, and the two sang The Dixie Chicks song “Goodbye Earl.” That was followed by Ellen DeGeneres strutting her stuff down the runway in a shimmery silver tutu for “Style.” And then Swift and Morissette sang “You Oughta Know.”

But before they began their duet, Swift said of Morissette that she “defined the music of her decade” and “inspired a generation of confessional, female singer-singwriters.” Swift noted that Morissette made it possible to sing about “raw feelings” and one’s life, and “you could get really, really mad if you wanted to.” But mostly, pointed out Swift, Morissette wrote the “greatest breakup song of all time.” And with that they sang “You Oughta Know” together.

After the show, Morissette tweeted, “such a sweet celebration! thank you @taylorswift13 #1989TourLA,” along with a link to iTunes in case anyone wanted to buy singles, including “You Oughta Know,” from her album Jagged Little Pill. For her part, Swift tweeted hours after the show, “Tonight. ‘You Oughta Know’. @Alanis. I don’t know how to process how amazing she was. Just absolutely magnificent.”

Swift also commented on Twitter about Maines and DeGeneres. Of Maines, Swift explained in a tweet, “I used to sing Dixie Chicks songs at every talent show. Singing ‘Goodbye Earl’ with Natalie tonight was unbelievable.” And, along with a photo of DeGeneres in her ensemble, the singer joked, “When @TheEllenShow walks out in a more sparkly outfit than yours.”

Check out the video below of Taylor Swift singing “You Oughta Know” with Alanis Morissette, and tell us what you think.

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