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Winterland EMMA TOWNSHEND Winterland (EastWest) On her sleekly overproduced debut, Pete Townshend's daughter slots a bit too comfortably into the crowded intense...Winterland EMMA TOWNSHEND Winterland (EastWest) On her sleekly overproduced debut, Pete Townshend's daughter slots a bit too comfortably into the crowded intense...1998-03-27
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Winterland

Lead Performer: Emma Townshend

EMMA TOWNSHEND Winterland (EastWest) On her sleekly overproduced debut, Pete Townshend’s daughter slots a bit too comfortably into the crowded intense-child-woman-with-a-piano subgenre. ”Groundswell” boasts ambitiously crafty melodies, and ”Wish Finger” manifests an impressively austere prettiness. More typical, however, are ”Walk at Night” and ”The Ladder,” which embody the same pompous preciousness that makes Tori Amos so insufferable. C