||This Providence CD (2006)
Gavin Phillips music CDs The second album from This Providence, who confusingly originate from Seattle, is a palatable concoction of pop-flavored emo that contrasts the new wave-influenced "Card House Dreamer" with the pretty, acoustic "My Beautiful Rescue," and the teen optimism of "Anything Is Possible" with the quasi-religious, cello-accompanied "Road to Jericho." The band signals its musical ambitions by dividing its miniature opus "The Pursuit of Happiness" into two movements, and wears its angst on its sleeve in the jagged, stopped-time "Secret Love and the Fastest Way to Loneliness."
Audio Mixer: Casey Bates.
This Providence: Phil Cobrea (vocals, bass guitar); Gavin Phillips (guitar); Ryan Tapert, ...