The Speckless Sky
|The Speckless Sky|
|Studio album by Jane Siberry|
|Genre||Alternative rock, ambient pop, new wave, post-punk|
|Label||Duke Street Records, Open Air Records, Windham Hill Records|
|Producer||Jane Siberry and John Switzer|
|Jane Siberry chronology|
|PopMatters||not rated link|
|Rolling Stone||not rated link|
The Speckless Sky is an album by Jane Siberry. It was Siberry's highest-charting album on the Canadian charts and contains her biggest Top 40 hit, "One More Colour". The album's second single, "Map of the World (Part II)", was also a hit on Canada's adult contemporary charts.
Rheostatics recorded a cover of "One More Colour", with additional lyrics by Martin Tielli, on their 1995 album Introducing Happiness; Siberry and Tielli recorded a duet, "A Long Time Love Song", on the 1991 Bruce Cockburn tribute album Kick at the Darkness. Sarah Polley also performed a cover of "One More Colour" in the film The Sweet Hereafter.
After this album, Siberry's work was distributed outside of Canada by Reprise Records.
The Speckless Sky is no longer available on CD, but can be obtained via the SHEEBA Log Cabin store.
All songs by Jane Siberry.
- "One More Colour" – 4:38
- "Seven Steps to the Wall" – 5:11
- "The Very Large Hat" – 5:35
- "Vladimir • Vladimir" – 7:08
- "Mein Bitte" – 4:20
- "The Empty City" – 6:40
- "Map of the World (Part II)" – 5:07
- "The Taxi Ride" – 5:39
- Jane Siberry – vocals, keyboards, guitar
- Al Cross – drums
- Anne Bourne – keyboards
- John Switzer – bass
- Ken Myhr – guitar, guitar synth
- Rob Yale – Fairlight CMI programming, keyboards
|Year||Chart||Peak position||Weeks on the chart|
|1985||RPM Top 100 Albums||17||32|
|"One More Colour"||1985||RPM Top 100 Singles||27|
|"Map of the World (Part II)"||1986||RPM Adult Contemporary||17|
|CRIA – Canada||Gold||March 21, 1986|