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When I Was A Boy…

by Al Grantham

When I Was A Boy...Released: December 31st, 2010
Length: 1 hour 2 minutes
Genre: Folk Punk



1.  Towering Tree
2.  A Sharp Minor Suicide
3.  Song From A Curb
4.  A Boy Needs His Exorcise
5.  Of A
6.  Oh My ^5
7.  Anomaly In River Motion
8.  People In Relationships
9.  Gabrielle
10.  Drunk Dreaming
11.  New Venue


The sprawling, maniacal, word-drunk, possessed, experimental, lo-fi solo debut from singer/songwriter Al Grantham. Released 31/12/10. Includes 12-page colour booklet with full lyrics.

“When I Was A Boy…” is a collection of songs written over the previous three years, and features complete and strangely wonderful arrangements.


All Songs written and arranged by Al Grantham (SOCAN)

Al Grantham – Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Percussion, Piano, Organ, Ukulele, Hack Saw, Samples, Noice, Nuclear Warhead, Newspaper, Angst.

Nika Smith sings backup vocals on track #7
The Sun Harmonic plays piano on track #9

Produced and engineered by Al Grantham
Mixed by Al Grantham w/ Kaleb Hikele
Mastered by Andy Krehm @ Silverbirch Studios, Toronto, ON

This album was recorded one track at a time with one microphone between March 2010 and September 15th, 2010.
It was recorded at Mainsquare Apartments (Studio #1506) and The Townhouse Recording Facility & Sound Studio.

This album is dedicated to Grace Grantham, for teaching me lessons and giving me courage.

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