“UNDERGROUND ALBUM OF THE YEAR ... A TREASURE” – Ryan’s Smashing Life blog, Boston
"PINK FLOYD FANS WHO BEMOAN THE FACT THAT ROGER WATERS IS NO LONGER IN THE BAND CAN BE THANKFUL THAT ID GUINNESS AT LEAST IS MAKING MODERN MUSIC THAT EVOKES THE BEST OF THE WATERS ERA" - Hard Rock House, UK
“CANADIAN INDIE SOLE ARTIST OF THE YEAR” – Leeds Music Promotions, UK
“ 9 OUT OF 10” – Indie Launchpad, Canada
“4.5 OUT OF 5" - The Phantom Tollbooth, Brooklyn, NY
“A RARE GEM ... WITHOUT DOUBT ONE OF THE BEST DEBUTS OF THE YEAR” - Progressia, Paris, FR
"A SOUND THAT COMBINES THAT OF MID-CAREER PORCUPINE TREE WITH LATTER DAY PINK FLOYD ... AN ALBUM OF INTELLIGENT, WHOLLY LISTENABLE SONGS" - Losing Today, Rome, IT
Over the years, Vancouver artist Id Guinness has performed and recorded with many Canadian artists and bands. In addition to his solo work, Id is a touring member of the multiple Juno-nominee group The Wyrd Sisters.
His 2007 album "Cure For The Common Crush" was hailed by critics across North America and Europe as one of the strongest releases of the year. The 13 song collection fuses the art rock influences of Roxy Music, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Peter Gabriel, U2, The Beatles and Radiohead with Asian and Middle Eastern instrumentation.