By Bob Cannon
Updated July 16, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT

Breaking Silence

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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.

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