“You know, “The Bayman’s Blues” paralyzes me. From the first chord I melt, squish down to goo, am helpless ‘til silence cuts into sand, and then there’s a sadness, even though I know I can hit “Play" again. Why? The power. It’s the power of the Almighty Hook"”
"the lyrics are incredibly touching, nearly tear-inducing, and beautiful. My favorite out of any of your songs so far. Just so touching... " - on "Requiem (One Way Home)"
“...the crowd of souls downwind of you is roaring because you’re speaking the universal language. As for the me that's apart from the crowd, I already followed my instincts. You’ve been downloaded and turned up for days". On - "Souls to the Wind".”
"...Michael, love your style! this brought tears to my eyes...." Review of "Souls to the Wind".