"Oi you, you were dead good"
- lass across the street in Stockton
"Shades of Leonard Cohen and Malcolm Middleton"
- Tees Music Alliance
"The guitars and accordion playing the odd gypsy scales of Fabrizio de Andre and Tom Waits, the words telling wry stories from hard trodden roads, and the tough arrangement of percussion and melody come together to make a sound that is both old and yet new-born".
- The Shipping News, July 2009