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Breaking Silence

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Breaking Silence

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Janis Ian
Producers:
Morgan Creek
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B+

In 1975, Janis Ian said she learned the truth at 17. Now, at 42, she passes on more hard-earned wisdom in a sincere, conspiratorial whisper of a voice. Whether it’s an erotic confessional or a clenched-teeth tale of abuse, Ian’s low-key delivery (on her first album in 12 years) is a rare example of songwriting that’s more substance than attitude.