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IN BRIEF: : ** 1/2 Jane Wiedlin, "Tangled," EMI. Albums are rated on a scale of one star (poor) to five (a classic). :

September 09, 1990|MIKE BOEHM

You wouldn't think the comely, unclad figure on the cover needs a diet, but Wiedlin has to get off the sugar. Half of "Tangled" is slick and over-sweet. The former Go-Go does much better when setting her fragile, Cyndi Lauper sound-alike voice in more intimate ballad surroundings. Wiedlin also excels in two anthems that engage broad themes of war and freedom with emotional acuity. Why not make every song matter?

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