“One of the more intriguing releases in quite some time…seamlessly stitches together dozens of different influences into a cohesive quilt of modern pop…not a bum track out of ten!”
— Pop That Goes Crunch!
“Their previous blueprint of Divine Comedy’s update on Scott Walker remains, but it’s expanding: This lush pop full of douceur de vivre evinces the lovely gauze of Harry Nilsson with mid-period Tim Buckley.” —The Big Takeover
“Their music suggests they would feel just as comfortable in the concert hall as they would on college radio…a breath of fresh air in a music scene overcrowded with cookie cutter artistry.” —Silent Uproar
“In the grand tradition of Randy Newman and Van Dyke Parks, The Sharp Things are a baroque pop lover’s dream come true—a frothy confection that’s equal parts Cole Porter opulence, brittle Hal David pop punch and lovelorn Left Banke flicker.” —Spendid