"The songs are dark and tight, instruments don't play with individual personality, and they are bent to the will of the song."
"It begs to be replayed and replayed so that it echoes in life's silent spaces."
"For anyone who enjoys the work of singer/songwriters who are true to their art by being introspective and retrospective at the same time, pick this up."
"Disturbingly honest songs. Few of his albums are more intimately honest than Heart like Feathers..."
"Deeble's new record seems limitless… It's beautiful music for the sake of beautiful music, and what's better is that it's believable."
"Deeble's authentic lyrics, along with stunning instrumental arrangements, make this album one of his strongest."
“Singer Songwriter Robert Deeble Brings Seattle Folk Flavor to SXSW: "Deeble remains one of Seattle's best-kept secrets, a working-class troubadour who feels quite comfortable existing beyond the bubblegum pop of commercial radio."”
“With cerebral stories and and in-depth character studies, Deeble has perfected his own take on flawed characters caught by their trespasses and loneliness."”
"stripped down, subtle affair sounding roughly like Low performing snail's pace versions of Lou Reed's 'Perfect Day'".
"Deeble trawls dive bars and waterfronts with a sturdy, weathered slow-core that might seem more layered than Elliott Smith's best and most fragile work; but the root of simplicity is still here."