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'
Maverick50/50

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?"