Almost four years after Finding New Ways To Love Tim Burness brings us Vision On, a nice follow up to it's predecessor.
What I liked about Finding New Ways To Love is still present in Vision On. A nice mixture of Rock, Prog, Pop and Ambient, well written and performed songs and great sound. I still hear hints of Steve Hackett and Peter Gabriel in the music, but Vision On is a less eclectic album and slightly heavier. At times, David Gilmour's On An Island comes to my mind, partly because of the crunchy guitars.
Tim Burness does a lot of singing on the album. His voice is somewhere in between Al Stewart and Neil Finn. The lyrics on Vision On seem to reflect on some of Tim Burness' views on life and the world. They are intelligent and well written. At times there is almost a religious feel to them, even though I did not actually detect any direct references. In my opinion, Tim Burness must be a spiritual man.
Fans of Tim Burness will certainly not be disappointed by Vision On. It is even better than Finding New Ways To Love and a great place to start if you are not familiar with this talented artist.