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Ani DiFranco

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Download links and information about Ani DiFranco by Ani DiFranco. This album was released in 1990 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 46:19 minutes.

Artist: Ani DiFranco
Release date: 1990
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 13
Duration: 46:19
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Both Hands 3:35
2. Talk to Me Now 4:26
3. The Slant 1:34
4. Work Your Way Out 4:05
5. Dog Coffee 2:53
6. Lost Woman Song 4:47
7. Pale Purple 3:59
8. Rush Hour 4:59
9. Fire Door 2:40
10. The Story 3:27
11. Every Angle 2:42
12. Out of Habit 2:42
13. Letting the Telephone Ring 4:30

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"I am a work in progress," appropriately announces Ani DiFranco on her debut album. Though her lyrics have the rambling style of free-form poetry and she sounds like she learned her spare, percussive style of guitar playing by listening to Suzanne Vega albums, she defines a distinct persona, that of a self-possessed, assertive woman in a tough, urban landscape who feels the need to lash out first (usually in reference to heterosexual romantic relationships) and then turn vulnerable. She justifies her chip-on-the-shoulder attitude with some telling observations and turns of phrase, even if individual lines are sometimes better than whole songs, and puts the songs across with her elastic phrasing and sheer conviction even when they're not really about much of anything. When she has a real subject, however, notably on the album's best composition, "Lost Woman Song," which concerns abortion, it all comes together and she displays a writing and performing talent that is as thrilling as it is affecting.