6 pages | PDF | 1.7 MB"Ironic" is a powerful ballad from Alanis Morissette, written and composed by both Morissette and Glen Ballard. The song is set in the key of C major and A minor, and is structured in 54 measures. It is an uplifting track, mixing both joyous and melancholic notes, as it tells a story of ironic moments in life. These include unfulfilled expectations, strong feelings of disappointment, as well as unexpected surprises that can change one’s destiny. Through its plaintive melody, "Ironic" is a song that speaks to the human experience, and its timeless lyrics of love and loss make it a classic.