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Bandpool-Band Provinz © Valentin Ammon

Debut album of the bandpool band Provinz conquers German album charts

30. July 2020

The Corona pandemic almost ensured that the release of the debut album of the band Provinz was postponed. But then the pressing plants were allowed to reopen and Provinz released their album "Wir bauten uns Amerika" as planned on July 17th, 2020 at Warner Music. Only one week later the debut of the four musicians from Ravensburg climbs to number 4 in the German album charts.

In 2018, Provinz were part of the 20th generation of the Bandpool, the top support program of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg. Over a period of 18 months, participants in the free coaching programme receive the tools they need for a professional start in the music business over the course of ten workshop weekends. Popakademie staff member Leandra Preißler is responsible for the Bandpool, and she is delighted about the success of the four musicians around front man and songwriter Vincent: "Even when Provinz played for the Bandpool back then, the whole jury was aware that we would still be hearing a lot about this band. The voice of Vincent, the authentic lyrics, the solidarity of the four gentlemen from Ravensburg and the modern Folk-pop sound is what makes this band and their music so unique."

Niklas Otten should also be very happy. The music business graduate has been with the band for many years. First working as manager for Provinz, he now acts as their A&R at Warner Music.

The tour for the debut album starts in spring 2021 and is already completely sold out.