"You Oughta Know" is a song originally performed by Canadian recording artist and songwriter Alanis Morissette, for her third studio album Jagged Little Pill. The song was written by Morissette along with Glen Ballard, who also produced it. The song was chosen to be released as the lead single from the album by Maverick Records on July 7, 1995. It was her first song in her change from bubblegum pop to the alternative rock sound she was later known for.
"You Oughta Know" was highlighted as an album track, and it received generally positive reviews from critics. As a debut single, the song did moderately well on the music charts. The song peaked at number four in Australia and number twenty in Canada, while reaching the top forty in countries like Sweden, New Zealand, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Due to this success, the song won two Grammy Awards: Best Rock Song and Best Female Rock Vocal Performance. It was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Song of the Year.
Flea and Dave Navarro of the Red Hot Chili Peppers played bass and guitar on the track, respectively.