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A song by the rock group The Who about the facade one erects, or the pose one assumes, whether from pride, arrogance, insecurity or some other motive, in order to conceal his or her identity or essential self. The song lists various happenings, the pursuit or occurrence of which causes us to forget that we conceal ourselves as such.
Eminence fronters: Name-droppers, power trippers, title proclaimers, bling wearers, etc.
by Keith Hodges May 10, 2007
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I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
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One of The Who's greatest songs. Up there with Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Won't Get Fooled Again, Pinball Wizard and all the others.
Eminence Front is beyond amazing. Anyone who likes The Who needs to have it in their collection.
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The title of a song by The Who. It describes the hedonistic lifestyle of the 80's. Hedonism is the philosophy that pleasure is the most important pursuit of mankind.
"this song is about what happens when you take too much white powder. It's called 'Eminence Front'."

-Pete Townshend
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One of the best songs by the who.
"eminence front" by the who
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the best song by The Who hands down. yes even better than gems like 'Baba O'Riley', 'Pinball Wizard', and 'Magic Bus'. it appeared on thier last studio album 'It's Hard'
Kazaa sucks ass cause nobody has the video for Eminence Front that you can download
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A position of superiority, and/or leadership. In "Eminence Front" By The Who. They sing about it.
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