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Providence — Rare Tracks
(Made In Japan MCB-002, 1990/1993, CD)

by Peter Thelen, Published 1993-10-01

Rare Tracks Cover artIn their brief career, Providence only released one album, ...And I'll Recite an Old Myth From..., and graced at least one of MIJ's sampler discs. Their sound is a powerful neo-progressive blending brilliant melodics, high energy delivery and lengthy well crafted compositions, with vocalist Yoko Kubota tying it all together.
Rare Tracks is a collection of outtakes, rare live tracks, and so on, that apparently pre-date their 1990 album; these tracks to tend show more of an overt Crimsoid influence than might be hinted at on their album, and offer a different perspective of the band. While the performance, as might be expected, is outstanding, it should be noted that the sound is bootleg quality.

Filed under: Archives, Issue 1, 1993 releases, 1990 recordings

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