Alanis Morissette - This Grudge Lyrics

Alanis Morissette So-Called Chaos cover art
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Fourteen years
Thirty minutes
Fifteen seconds I've
Held this grudge

Eleven songs
Four full journals
Thoughts of punishment
I've expended

Not in contact
Not a letter
Such communication
Telepathic
You've been vilified
Used as fodder
You deserve a piece
Of every record

But who's it hurting now?
Who's the one that's stuck?
Who's it torturing now
With an antique knot in her stomach?

[Chorus]
I want to be big and let go
Of this grudge that's grown old
All this time I've not known
How to rest this bygone
I want to be soft and resolved
Clean of slate and released
I want to forgive for the both of us

Like an abandoned house
Dusty covered
Furniture
Still intact
If I visit it now
Will I simply re-live it
Somehow gratuitous

But who's still aching now?
Who's tired of her own voice?
Who is it weighing down
With no gift from time of said healing

[Chorus]

Maybe as I cut the cord
Veils will lift from my eyes
Maybe as I lay this to rest
Dead weight off my shoulders will rise

Here I sit
Much determined
Ever ill-equipped
To draw this curtain
How this has entertained
Validated
And has served me well
Ever the victim

But who's done whining now?
Who's ready to put down
This load I've carried longer than I had cared to remember

[Chorus]

Track Listing
Enhanced CD 1
  • 1 Eight Easy Steps
  • 2 Out Is Through
  • 3 Excuses
  • 4 Doth I Protest Too Much
  • 5 Knees of My Bees
  • 6 So-Called Chaos
  • 7 Not All Me
  • 8 This Grudge
  • 9 Spineless
  • 10 Everything
  • 11 Eight Easy Steps (live)
  • 12 Excuses (live)
  • 13 This Grudge (acoustic)


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Alanis Morissette
    album: Track 8 in album So-Called Chaos
    release date: 2004-5-14
    popularity : 514 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 5:08
    producer: John Shanks and Alanis Morissette
    piano: Zac Rae
    vocal: Alanis Morissette
    mixer: Chris Lordā€Alge
    electric guitar: David Levita
    recorded by: Jeff Rothschild and Scott Gordon
    additional producer: Tim Thorney
    bass: Tim Thorney
    keyboard: Jamie Muhoberac
    additional engineer: Mark Valentine
    programming: Jeff Rothschild, John Shanks and Blair Sinta
    drums programming: Scott Gordon
    assistant engineer: Errin Familia, Jason Wormer, Kevin Mills, Rich Tosi and Bil Lane
    bouzouki & guitar: Joel Shearer
    Album Information
    label: Maverick
    country(area): Europe
    format: Enhanced CD
    barcode: 093624855521
    script: Latin