David Browne
February 25, 2000 AT 05:00 AM EST

Call it a second wind or the chart-minded input of Arista head Clive Davis. Whatever the impetus, the single ”Glitter in Their Eyes” from Patti Smith’s upcoming Gung Ho album is her spunkiest rocker in years — three minutes of springy new-wave guitar propelling her rant against the WTO, Wall Street, and “42nd Disney Street.” Someone tell Billy Corgan ’79 lives, at least in spirit. A-

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