Our Time in Eden

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Our Time in Eden
Studio album by 10,000 Maniacs
Released 29 September 1992
Recorded Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York, July 1991 - May 1992
Genre Alternative rock, folk rock, jangle pop, college rock, soft rock
Length 47:55
Label Elektra (US, Europe, Brazil, Canada)[1]
Producer Paul Fox
10,000 Maniacs chronology
Hope Chest
(1990)
Our Time in Eden
(1992)
MTV Unplugged
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly C link
Q 4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 4/5 starslink
Slant Magazine 4.5/5 stars link

Our Time in Eden is a 1992 album by 10,000 Maniacs. It is their sixth studio album, and their last studio album with the original lead singer, Natalie Merchant. The album included her future replacement Mary Ramsey on viola on such tracks as "Stockton Gala Days", "Jezebel" and "How You've Grown". Singles released from the album were "These Are Days", "Candy Everybody Wants" and "Few and Far Between".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Natalie Merchant except as noted.

  1. "Noah's Dove" – 4:29
  2. "These Are Days" (Robert Buck, Merchant) – 3:40
  3. "Eden" (Jerome Augustyniak, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, Buck, Merchant) – 4:07
  4. "Few and Far Between" – 3:13
  5. "Stockton Gala Days" (Augustyniak, Drew, Gustafson, Buck, Merchant) - 4:18
  6. "Gold Rush Brides" (Buck, Merchant) – 3:22
  7. "Jezebel" – 4:00
  8. "How You've Grown" – 3:39
  9. "Candy Everybody Wants" (Drew, Merchant) – 3:04
  10. "Tolerance" – 4:13
  11. "Circle Dream" (Augustyniak, Drew, Gustafson, Buck, Merchant) – 3:25
  12. "If You Intend" – 3:01
  13. "I'm Not the Man" – 3:24

Personnel[edit]

10,000 Maniacs
Additional musicians
Technical staff
  • Paul Fox - production
  • Frank Olinsky, Miss Merchant - package design
  • Peter Leak - management
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering
  • Scott Blockland - mixing (second engineer)
  • Rob Marinissen - photography
  • Michael Reiter - recording (second engineer)
  • Ed Thacker - recording, mixing[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "10,000 Maniacs - Our Time In Eden at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 7 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Our Time in Eden". Discogs.