Jane Siberry

A Day in the Life

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A very unique, interesting release from Jane Siberry, and an attempt to provide the listener with an audio "day in the life of an artist," often documenting travels, mostly in New York City. The CD also features excerpts from various projects in which Jane was involved during 1997, including her work on Joe Jackson's Heavem and Hell, her contribution to the Laura Nyro tribute CD Time and Love, and her original demo recording of "Haint It Funny," a song she wrote for k.d. lang's Drag. Each segment is joined by studio talk, and even conversations Jane has with a New York cabby. The frustrating part is that the entire songs are not presented, rather only excerpts. Beyond that, it is a short (about 30 minutes), fun listen, and it does allow the fan an opportunity to eavesdrop on the creative process. It should be stressed, however, that this CD would probably appeal to fans only.

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