Change font size
The Obelisk Radio - Now Playing: Loading... (iTunes)
It is currently Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:58 pm

Post a new topicPost a reply Page 1 of 1   [ 1 post ]
Author Message
 Post subject: Wytch Hazel: Sojourn (2018)
PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:15 am 
User avatar

Joined: Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:48 pm
Posts: 1558
From beginning to end every track is a winner. The influences are obviously there (Jethro Tull, Wishbone Ash, Judas Priest et al.), but this is no cheap rip-off. There is a voice here that is unequivocally present and very much their own. The sophomore effort from England’s Wytch Hazel entitled ‘Sojourn’, is a sincere and honest expression of their religious Protestant beliefs which they manage to convey without proselytizing or invoking the “J” word. It’s clever and stands on equal footing in a Heavy Metal community littered with demonic imagery.

This might be the only time I didn’t listen to streaming data samples of a future release first. I waited until the vinyl arrived in the mail and created a full-on listening experience, and from the moment the needle touched the platter I was immediately rewarded. I highly recommend this treasure. It is a magical sojourn to be played on rainy nights with a fine Ale [coloured vinyl] and, hopefully, in the company of good people.


colorless green ideas sleep furiously

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post a new topicPost a reply Page 1 of 1   [ 1 post ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
610nm Style by Daniel St. Jules of