August 03, 1993
Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, College Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

Album Review

Considering the three-year delay since Jane Siberry's previous release (which reportedly saw one completed album scrapped altogether), Siberry had obviously gone through some intense soul-searching to determine where her muse was to take her next. Judging by When I Was a Boy, she ended up retreating to some neutral ground that drew on several elements of her previous work without really taking things anywhere new. This is a very personal, introspective album, its intimate textures consistent with the ambient work that production collaborators Brian Eno and Michael Brook were well known for, and even average Siberry was still better than most of what was foisted on the public as female vocalist pop circa this album's release in 1993.
Roch Parisien, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Temple
  2. Calling All Angels
  3. Love Is Everything
  4. Sail Across the Water
  5. All the Candles in the World
  6. Sweet Incarnadine
  7. The Gospel According to Darkness
  8. An Angel Stepped Down (And Slowly Looked Around)
  9. The Vigil (The Sea)
  10. Bells
  11. At the Beginning of Time
  12. Love Is Everything [Harmony Version]
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