INDEPENDENT SONGWRITER WEB MAGAZINE, January 2004
"Heavy-hitting songwriting and musicianship"
SOUTH OF MAINSTREAM, October 2003
"There are so many great tracks on this disc that it's difficult to immediately choose those that stand out."
IMPACT PRESS, August 2003
"If you hate bands that just play a song instead of making it their own, you'll love what Blue Sandcastle can do."
PLUG IN MUSIC, June 2003
"By the end of the album, you're looking for the repeat."
DAILY VAULT, May 2003
"...a heady mix of intelligence, fallibility and damning self-knowledge."
AIDING & ABETTING, June 2003
"...these guys simply make fine roots-flavored rock."
POPMATTERS, April 2003
"A definite winner, these songs are beautifully written (especially "All for Nothing" and "Sooner") and similarly produced."
NEWSDAY, February 2003
"It was worth the wait."
FRIGID EMBER, December 2002
"...excellent musical performances...and insightful lyrics make 'If You Only Knew' an album that should get peoples attention."
NEWSDAY, September 2001
"Blue Sandcastle, a trio with Lone Star roots, comes out with its guns blazing..."