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BreakdownAmid the bombast, Breakdown introduces a softer side of Melissa Etheridge: low-key songs and a lot of hand-wringing about ''soul.''...BreakdownRockAmid the bombast, Breakdown introduces a softer side of Melissa Etheridge: low-key songs and a lot of hand-wringing about ''soul.''...1999-10-08
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Breakdown

Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Melissa Etheridge; Producer (group): Island

Amid the bombast, Breakdown introduces a softer side of Melissa Etheridge: low-key songs and a lot of hand-wringing about ”soul.” Problem is, low-key subtlety isn’t her strong point. ”Angels Would Fall,” which parades earnest spirituality, does have a terminally anthemic classic-rock chorus. Unfortunately, it’s a lonely exception.

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