Hearya - "smacks you right across the face as if to say, “Hey dumbass, wake up."
Slowcoustic -"crazy good"
The Georgia Straight - "best of Vancouver 2012", "a triumph"
Songs Illinois - "one of the preeminent americana acts in the country"
You Crazy Dreamers -"one of my favorite bands, period", "incredible"
Musicletter.It - "straight to the heart"
Rex Manning Day - "it’s easy to see why The Sumner Brothers have been compared to the likes of Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and even the almighty Man in Black (AKA Johnny Cash)"
Sound Vat - "gritty and filled to the brim with blues"
Vancouver Music Review - "a classic Canadian album "
Ron's Alt-Country - "very beautiful"
Good Noise Radio. Blogspot - "definitely a must"
Blues Underground Network - "an immense amount of talent, Lyrically, Vocally, and Musically" "five stars"
Beateroute BC - "lamenting sincerity", "striking appeal", "lovely and reassuring"
New Music Michael - "big and tumultuous, but with a mature, almost pop sensibility"
The Ubyssey - "like Willie Nelson and Woodie Guthrie were paired up to play for a group of devoted Strange Boys fans", "your summers go-to album"
Amercianrootsuk.com - "in a class of its' own" "five stars" I wouldn't be at all surprised if this 5 star album ends up in my top 20 all time"
Mouser - "honest and authentic"
Earbuds and Ticket Stubs - "elegant simplicity, carved from a vast mosaic of sounds that make up the American landscape"
Johnny's Garden - "Breathtaking? Much more than that"
No Depression - "this music is exactly what I need some days to feed my soul."
Bad Tempered Zombie - "gritty and soulful alt-country that will rip out your heart and perhaps knock out a few teeth"
The Province - "a standout", "Country meets folk (Townes Van Zandt-style) meets rock"
Edmonton Sun - "some of the finest alt-country jams north of the 49th parallel."
New Canadian Music Tip sheet - "The duo’s no b.s. songwriting approach is earnest and visual"
Indecent Exposure - "my suspicions of a great album were confirmed"
Exystence - "fantastic story tellers"
Tome To The Weather Machine - "It can invoke that kind of world-crushing heaviness while leaving a sliver of light at the end of the tunnel"
Beateroute Alberta - "Behind this widely ranging talent, however, is a kind of sincerity that hints at a larger story"
Record Dept. Reviews - "unique grit and reverence"
Common Folk Music - "left me with a powerful first impression"
The Vancouver Sun - "marked for greatness"