"Night Ballads is a gorgeous assemblage of a dozen songs gently entrenched in traditional enunciation and instrumentation. Farrell's voice is true to delicate and distinct phrasing, allowing freedom for sincere arrangements."
"Literate, frequently poetic"
"As I listened to Farrell, my mind drifted back to another time - to the days when minstrels like Farrell traveled through the anthracite region, singing at weddings and wakes for shots and beers. They helped stoke the fire of spirit that burned in the hearts of men whose only possession was a pocketful of pride."
"Chris Farrell has become a first rate songwriter, especially in his ballads imitative of the traditional style."
"The rich imagery of the scenes Farrell sketches reveals new anecdotes and surprises with every listen."
"If I had a voice like Chris Farrell, I wouldn't have to tell jokes."