If you grew up in the 90s you were probably obsessed with Canadian pop-star, Alanis Morissette. Even if you weren’t you’ve probably heard her hit song, Ironic.
The song originally featured on Alanis Morisette’s Jagged Little Pill album which was released in 1995 and based on the updated version she performed on The Late Show, a lot has changed since then.
Facebook, iPhones, Snapchat, Uber and vaping are our new ironic situations as we try to navigate life in the Internet Age. There’s even references to popular dating site, Tinder with clever lyrics like “it’s like swiping left on your future soulmate“, which Alanis Morisette performed with host James Corden. The pair were dressed in matching blue sweaters and red beanies as a tribute to the original video:
The pop star even takes some digs at herself, joking with a line that goes “it’s singing ironic but there are no ironies”, seeing as many people have criticised her for incorrectly explaining the meaning of irony.