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Alanis Morissette Updated ‘Ironic’ For Today’s Problems And it’s Hilarious

Alanis Morissette Updated ‘Ironic’ For Today’s Problems And it’s Hilarious

Remember the days when you belted out this tune because you really did think that everything in your life was just so ‘ironic’. ‘It’s like raiiiaiiin on your wedding day!’  You know what I’m talking about! Don’t pretend like you don’t.

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So, imagine our surprise when we get a load of this updated version of this epic song. I guess the old lyrics from 1995 just don’t apply anymore and it was about time to get a new list of ‘ironic’ things to sing about in this day and age.

So, twenty years after this song came out we get a new taste of it on  ‘The Late Late Show’ with host James Corden.  Now, it’s full of ironies about Facebook, iPhones, diets and it is extremely entertaining because Alanis gives a stunning performance and the humorous lyrics are only enhanced by James Corden’s unusually good tones when he delivers them as well.  Here are some of the lyrics to this new version of the ‘Ironic’ song by Alanis Morissette:

An old friend sends you a Facebook request
You only find out they’re racist after you accept
There’s free office cake on the first day of your diet
It’s like they announce a new iPhone the day after you buy it
And isn’t it ironic, don’t you think?
It’s like swiping left on your future soulmate
It’s a Snapchat that you wish you had saved
It’s a funny tweet that nobody faves
And who would’ve thought it figures

It’s a traffic jam when you try to use Waze
A no-smoking sign when you brought your vape
It’s 10,000 male late-night hosts when all you want is just one woman, seriously!
It’s singing the duet of your dreams, and then Alanis Morissette shouting at you
And isn’t it ironic, don’t you think?
A little too ironic, and yeah I really do think

It’s like you’re first class on a Southwest plane
Then you realize that every seat is the same
It’s like Amazon but your package never came
And who would’ve thought it figures

It’s like Netflix but you own DVDs
It’s a free ride but your Uber’s down the street
It’s singing “Ironic,” but there are no ironies
And who would’ve thought it figures

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