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Album Review: Wilberforces - Vipassana

Album Review: Wilberforces - Vipassana

Thursday, 8th September 2011 11:57AM

You have probably already figured out that this review is about Vipassana, Wilberforces’ new album. And you might already know it’s not really the same Wilberforces who released Haunted back in 2008. “Gone are extraneous guitars and bass players” you might say. You might even argue that Thom Burton has gone full circle, returning to the instrumentation of his previous band Yokel Ono, breaking it down to its primordial elements. But if you did, you’d be a dick because the others just left. However, if you said that Wilberforces have taken these departures as a cue to produce a punchy, stripped-back, direct and possibly cathartic but ultimately very engaging and enjoyable collection of songs, you’d be spot on, although a bit long-winded.

Continue reading this review of Wilberforces' new album Vipassana.





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