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Alanis Morissette, ‘Ironic’

This adult contemporary pop rock song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between April 21 to May 4, 1996

Genre Key signature Tempo
Adult Contemporary Pop Rock B Major Slow (76-107 BPM)

Songwriters: Alanis Morissette, Glen Ballard; Producer: Glen Ballard


Morissette, A. (1995). Ironic [Song]. On Jagged little pill [Album]. Maverick/Reprise.

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