Wild, Wonderful Purgatory

Wild, Wonderful Purgatory is the second studio album by stoner rock band Karma to Burn. The album was released on May 31, 1999 (Europe) by Roadrunner UK, and July 7, 1999 (North America) by MIA Records. The album was reissued on March 18, 2022 by Heavy Psych Sounds Records.[4]

Wild, Wonderful Purgatory
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 31, 1999 (Europe)
July 7, 1999 (North America)
GenreInstrumental rock, stoner rock
Length51:34
Label
  • Roadrunner (Europe)
  • MIA (U.S.)
  • Heavy Psych Sounds (2022 reissue)
ProducerKarma to Burn, Daniel Wiess, Garry Rindfuss
Karma to Burn chronology
Karma to Burn
(1997)
Wild, Wonderful Purgatory
(1999)
Almost Heathen
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [1]
NME[2]
Sputnikmusic[3]

It is their first fully instrumental album after the departure of former vocalist Jason Jarosz; a style they would keep for most subsequent releases.

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Karma to Burn.

No.TitleLength
1."Twenty"3:30
2."Twenty Eight"4:22
3."Thirty"3:26
4."Thirty One"5:23
5."Twenty Nine"3:03
6."Thirty Two"5:00
7."Twenty Five"4:40
8."Twenty Six"4:13
9."One"4:05
10."Three"3:57
11."Seven"4:40
12."Eight"4:44

PersonnelEdit

NotesEdit

The tracks "Twenty Nine" and "Thirty Two" appeared on the soundtrack of the 2000 EA Sports video game NASCAR 2001.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wild, Wonderful Purgatory at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Wild, Wonderful... Purgatory". NME. September 12, 2005. Retrieved August 26, 2022.
  3. ^ "Karma to Burn – Wild Wonderful Purgatory". Sputnikmusic. January 13, 2009. Retrieved August 5, 2022.
  4. ^ "Karma to Burn Wild Wonderful Purgatory". Heavy Psych Sounds. Retrieved June 22, 2022.