Morissette, Alanis - Break Lyrics




Indeed I have sucked it up to heights
unknown to those outside
my body has contained and suppressed
and swallowed and abetted
Oh I am a stranger to myself
beneath altruism dwells
a force uncontended
a voice that is tempered
to boiled and unhindered

Who am I kidding?
I am not some Mother Theresa
If I don't say something soon
I will break from the weight of the high road I take
No

Indeed I need my chance to fail
some room to unravel
I need a chance to blame for two minutes
unbridled, unbrazened
so I need imaginings of maiming
fantasies of outright screaming
I need a chance to thrash for minutes
uncontained, unforgiving

Who am I kidding?
I am not some Mother Theresa
If I don't do something soon
I will die from restraint
As a sick subjugate
No

I will move beyond, I'm certain of that
the sooner I go the quicker I'll be back
I would not threaten or cause you any harm
Have to get this out or my light will go out

Who am I kidding?
I am not some Mother Theresa
If I don't do something soon
I will die from restraint
As a sick subjugate
No





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Morissette, Alanis Break Comments
  1. Kry Kry Stott

    She sounds like Lacey Strum from Flyleaf 🔥💚💯 Love Alanis and Flyleaf

  2. A Boston

    Genius! Love it.

  3. sublime_ death_

    i needed to hear this song. thank you.

  4. Megan Baute

    Still my favourite song ever

  5. anti

    Gracias, no había escuchado esta versión.: D

  6. gnarlycat

    Unfortunately this amazing song was only released in Europe. It's only available on the British iTunes and not on the US iTunes.

    i don't have a nose games

    I've never found this on UK iTunes. :( It's not there.

  7. Christabelle Crazee

    One of my *VERY FAVORITE songs...
    Love it!!!!!!!***+++~~~

  8. JamesCloud

    Thanks for sharing. :)

  9. Christopher Sorick

    This song is a B-Side from "Flavors Of Entanglement" (2008) & can be found as a bonus song on the "In Praise of the Vulnerable Man" single!  :)

    Enyaw Wayne

    i know bro so amazing also listen to....20/20 shout out alanis fanatics

  10. karina roblesval

    Thanx for this precious gift. Alanis, YOU ROCK girl. LOve u

  11. Prof. Hilary L. Chow FRAS

    I'm not sure, but it's listed as the b-side to the "In Praise of the Vulnerable Man" single everywhere, and it's purchasable that way in the Japanese iTunes store.

    As for "It's A Bitch To Grow Up", I believe it's listed as an iTunes bonus track on JP iTunes store. "20/20" is released physically both as a bonus track to the JP FOE and "underneath" single.

  12. La Caja Fuerte del VHS

    Was Break released on CD and if so, which one? Also, I've looked up the Japanese version of the Flavors album and the bonus track is 20/20, not 'It's a bitch..."

  13. Jordan Crowley

    It was hidden, not deleted

  14. LadyVanDaele

    This.. is my favourite song of ALL TIME! Why is it that Alanis's deleted tracks are always the best!?

    Breno Madureira

    LadyVanDaele Isn't? All b-sides of entanglement era are better than the singles!

  15. Ezequiel Magrini

    i didn't find it either

  16. LeoAlvan

    I need this song please where can i find it????

  17. Steven Pecoraro

    Where can I find her single releases?! I can't find them on iTunes? I am missing this one, Professional Torturer, Into a King, Plastic and Miracle Child! Help?!

  18. Prof. Hilary L. Chow FRAS

    It has not been released physically but one can buy it digitally from the Japanese iTunes store, at JP150 Yan.

  19. Prof. Hilary L. Chow FRAS

    @IIIIILorenzoIIIIIII This was recorded and released during the "Flavors of Entanglement" (2008) era as a leftover track a la "It's A Bitch to Grow Up" (Turns out as a Japanese bonus track to the album), "20/20" (Turns out as the b-side to the lead single, "Underneath"). This track was released as the b-side to the THIRD single (After "Underneath" and "Not As We" -- "Incomplete" was the intended second single but cancelled before released) "In Praise of the Vulnerable Man".

  20. Brittany Beck

    This might be a huge stretch but could anyone possibly direct me to a complete list of all the previously unreleased songs or B-Sides from Alanis? I have all her albums and dislike knowing there are still songs of hers I haven't yet heard. :(

  21. Chrisravee

    @superryan0 i agree!

  22. Foolanna

    Her lyrics are so true...

  23. bediviere1

    no pondría a nadie en peligro o causar algun daño daño
    Debo sacar esto o mi luz se apagará...

    amo esta cancion n_n

  24. punishedexistence

    Sounds like the answer to "Straighjacket". Brilliant music, really.

  25. SchizophobicBand

    I will never understand how Ke$ha and Rihanna get so much undeserved radio play, while good pop music like this is overlooked.

  26. MistressxofxPain

    use real player sp and you can download any video and even pull out the song from the video and save it to your ipod or mp3 player..

  27. Eric Springer

    Really anxious to see what Alanis's next album holds for us!! I am ready for a new cd :-)

  28. sbgob82

    You have no idea how excited I was to discover this song. I always buy Alanis albums, but I sometimes miss out on the songs that only make it on to Singles releases. This is one of those treasures! This definitely made my day! She is so talented and always rocks my socks off (even when I'm not wearing socks)!

  29. sbgob82

    You have no idea how excited I was to discover this song. I always buy Alanis albums, but I sometimes miss out on the songs that only make it on to Singles releases. This is one of those treasures! This definitely made my day! She is so talented and always rocks my socks off (even when I'm not wearing socks)!

  30. Eric Springer

    Why this was not on Flavors is a mystery!!!

  31. Michiel Kamerman

    great song! I like it

  32. yancybutler

    @lexislulu ..Uh you have to like songs for various reasons- lyrics specifically and she has some very good lyrics. Have you heard versions of violence? Citizen of the Planet? Moratoriaum? Still? Guy who leaves?

  33. Eric Springer

    This song slightly takes me back to Jagged Little Pill, just in the way it is edgy and rocks!! I LOVE IT!!

  34. luvamoriss

    what? wait a minute? new song? this is a new song? How do you guys hear about this?

  35. Roberto Alexander

    OMFG. I love this song. Wow. Go Girl!

  36. Angeltears12

    she's really going more rocky i love this new stuff!

  37. Johann Kruger

    i want the song!

  38. wesker767

    this is hardly her deepest song.

  39. Candice CB

    i love this song!
    absolutely love it!

  40. Hooping Anna

    love this, its better than the vulnerable man whcih is kinda dull in my opinion... lol

  41. siapeace

    :( I don't think it's available to Canada .. maybe that will change, I'll keep an eye on it, for sure I would buy it in a second, I love it !! have the best day :)

  42. siapeace

    I wanna buy this song!! I love it !! how do I do that online in Canada ... :( I don't think it's available :( .. I hope it becomes available :)) :))))) if so, I am buying it!!! big love, sia

  43. yancybutler

    but torch is just another boring list song and rehas of simple together. Im glad that this is a devation.

  44. toomanyshows13

    I enjoy it, but I agree that lyrically, it is something Rhianna would get critical acclaim for. But then again, view it from the viewpoint of Torch, that sometimes simplicity can get a point across better than an onslaught of 10 dollar words. I think she is parodying the fact that everyone either thinks of her as that angry, angst-ridden ex, or some hippie. She has a lot of raw emotion, and she won't compromise her thoughts, she still is an artist in her own right. I do see your point though.

  45. LBird44

    i love this song!
    how would i get the mp3?
    ive been looking and am having no luck :(

  46. funk Drive

    awesome....love it!!!

  47. Jorge Camacho

    Whate were tey thinking of when they didnt include this song in the album? Its a great album but this song is way better than some of them in the last album!

  48. Menelas74

    LOVE IT!

  49. LV RB

    Yea, it kinda has an 80's vibe that Im not too fond of.

  50. chasechunt

    wow. this is a cool song. very radio friendly. this should have been on the standard tracklisting or at least one of the deluxe bonuses

  51. Fabio Roberto Scorza

    good lyrics but i dont like the chorus. sorry alanis ur still my favorite!!!