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Alanis Morissette Sings Her Heart Out for Marianne Williamson
Posted at 1:01 p.m. on May 5
Award-winning songstress Alanis Morissette has released a new inspirational ditty. And it’s all about making the world a better place — by voting for House hopeful Marianne Williamson.
The anthemic “Today” — which includes the refrain, “Less we revive this constitution/From sure disintegration/Live out this revelation/Today” — was recorded by Morissette explicitly for Williamson’s campaign. Williamson, a self-help guru, is vying for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., in a race that has brought out dozens of potential successors looking to cast themselves as the official face of Hollywood in Washington, D.C.
Per Williamson’s campaign, Morissette was approached about putting together a musical tribute a few weeks back and immediately jumped at the opportunity.
“I was attempting to capture the passion, mission, activism, deep humanity and tenderness of Marianne, the new political sensibility she represents and the consciousness that produced it,” Morissette shared on YouTube about the writing experience, adding, “I love this song. I love this woman and I love a world that would vote for her.”
A signature tune is a great get for any campaign. But if Williamson REALLY wanted to win, she should have gotten Morissette to break out her shiny jacket and cut an endorsement as the Almighty (her role in Kevin Smith’s wildly irreverent religious romp, “Dogma”):
No word on whether comedian Dave Coulier is bummed that Morissette is now penning songs about other people in her life:
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