The fifth Joe Chester album, "The Easter Vigil", has drawn praise as “genuinely breathtaking” and “truly transcendent” by Hotpress, “melody incarnate” by The Sunday Business Post, “his most profound and moving work yet” by RTE and was named Irish Album Of The Year, 2017 by The Sun newspaper.
“THE DEVIL MAY INDEED ALWAYS LURK AMIDST THE DETAIL BUT IT TAKES THE CONFIDENCE OF A MASTER TO ALLOW THE MAGIC FLOURISH DEEP INSIDE THE QUIET.” - BLACKPOOL SENTINEL
“ANOTHER BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED COLLECTION” - SUNDAY TIMES
“HIS MOST PROFOUND AND MOVING WORK YET”- RTE
“GENUINELY BREATHTAKING… TRULY TRANSCENDENT”- HOTPRESS
"A TONIC FOR THESE TIMES, A TRIUMPH OF SUBSTANCE OVER STYLE"- THE SUN