NEW MUSIC: ALANIS MORISSETTE | REST
Canadian music icon Alanis Morissette has shared a powerful new song called ‘Rest’ to mark Mental Health Action Day. Posting the five-minute song on YouTube, Alanis Morissette wrote: “Today is #MentalHealthAction Day. I'm sharing a song entitled ‘Rest’ written specifically about those of us who struggle with depression and anxiety, isolation, suicidal ideation and the profound despair that mental illness can plunge us into.” In an essay in October 2019, Alanis Morissette revealed that she was suffering postpartum depression (PPD) for a third time following the birth of her third child, Winter, in August of that year. Explaining that she suffered from “sleep deprivation, fogginess, physical pain, isolation and anxiety”, Alanis wrote: “I have been here before. I know there is another side. And the other side is greater than my PPD-riddled-temporarily-adjusted-brain could have ever imagined: as a mum. Alanis Morissette’s rescheduled Celebrating 25 Years of Jagged Little Pill Tour is set to hit the UK this autumn.