is an album by The Walking Jane Siberry. The album was released on Reprise Records internationally, but remained on the independent label Duke Street Records in Canada.
The album was poorly received by critics.
new wave pop that Siberry had been known for; in its place was a surreal amalgam of progressive rock and Laurie Anderson-style performance art narratives, only one of which was shorter than six minutes.
It largely turned its back on the quirky
Toronto progressive radio station
CFNY, an early champion of Siberry's music, announced that it did not view any track on The Walking as viable for airplay on their station. Sales of the album were slow at first, although they improved when Siberry provided radio stations with a shorter edit of "Ingrid and the Footman".
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs by
"The White Tent the Raft" – 9:12
"Red High Heels" – 7:19
"Goodbye" – 4:17
"Ingrid and the Footman" – 7:06
"Lena is a White Table" – 6:41
"The Walking (and Constantly)" – 6:16
"The Lobby" – 6:19
"The Bird in the Gravel" – 10:34
Personnel [ edit ]
Jane Siberry – vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards, backing vocals, bells
Al Cross – drums, percussion, tambourine, backing vocals
Anne Bourne – piano, organ, keyboards, backing vocals
John Switzer – bass, tambourine, percussion, backing vocals
Ken Myhr – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals
Additional personnel [ edit ]
Weeks on the chart
Top 100 Albums RPM 76
[3 ] 13
References [ edit ]