You Won't See Them Cry

PERFORMER: WILSON PHILLIPS

ALBUM: SHADOWS AND LIGHT

LABEL: SBK/EMI

THE BOTTOM LINE: The sweet harmonies are back, but the trio's second album is startlingly personal and candid.

A little mushy, a little square, a little cataclysmic. That was the response to Wilson Phillips' eponymous debut album in 1990, which sold 8 million copies and spent much of the year lording it over the pop charts. Seemingly out of nowhere, the two daughters of Beach Boy Brian Wilson and one daughter of John and Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas emerged as cultural heroines for a nation of confused and...

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