Women Who Rock: The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time

The fiercest albums that female musicians have given the world

Alanis Morissette, 'Jagged Little Pill'

50. Alanis Morissette, 'Jagged Little Pill'

Maverick, 1995

The jagged little Canadian with the jagged little voice manages to make sensuality and rage act like kissing cousins. So give her a hug. She's not angry at you. And her record is hook-y as hell.

Essential moment: From "You Oughta Know": "Will she go down on you in a theater?"