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Janis Ian: Protest and Survive

Andy Gill, Q, October 1993

AT THE age of 42, Janis Ian is making a comeback (her second, or is it third?), which would be unexceptional save for the fact that her new album, Breaking Silence, has more than its fair share of wit, wisdom and artistry, and that there has been a Donald Fagen-esque break of 12 long years since her previous album, Restless Eyes.

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