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|5||When I Write My Master's Thesis||Lyrics/Info||3:34|
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John K. Samson, singer-songwriter for critically lauded indie rock band The Weakerthans, makes his full length solo debut with 'Provincial.' The record contains newly recorded versions of songs from Samson’s previous two acclaimed EPs, “City Route 85” and “Provincial Road 222,” alongside a collection of beautifully evocative new tracks. 'Provincial' travels four routes woven into the prairie landscape of Manitoba, the Canadian province where Samson lives. It finds familiar landmarks and forgotten ones; it mines the precise and particular.
Inspired by the search for connection and community, his hometown of Winnipeg, and our individual and collective struggles with addictions to drugs, screens, and fossil …