The Visitation (Chrome album)

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The Visitation
The Visitation (Chrome album) cover.jpg
Studio album by Chrome
Released 1976
Recorded Alamar Studios in San Francisco, California
Genre Experimental rock, psychedelic rock, progressive rock
Length 37:21
Label Siren
Producer Damon Edge
Chrome chronology
The Visitation
Alien Soundtracks
(1977)Alien Soundtracks1977
Alternate cover
The Visitation (Chrome album) cover II.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

The Visitation is the debut studio album by American experimental rock band Chrome. It was released in 1976 by Siren Records.


Unlike Chrome's later albums, The Visitation is in a psychedelic vein with progressive rock leanings. AllMusic described its style as "early Brian Eno meets Santana".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Damon Edge, John Lambdin, Mike Low.

Side A
1."How Many Years Too Soon"5:10
3."Return to Zanzibar"3:52
Side B
1."Riding You"4:51
2."Kinky Lover"3:32
3."Sun Control"3:10
4."My Time to Live"4:20
5."Memory Chords over the Bay"4:46


  • Damon Edge – drums, synthesizer, backing vocals, production, sleeve design
  • John Lambdin – guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, strings, synthesizer, electric violin, backing vocals
  • Mike Low – lead vocals, bass guitar, guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Gary Spain – bass guitar, keyboards, acoustic and electric violins
  • Amy James – sleeve photography


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