““Every track on the album is uniquely able to hold its own ground. The passion in [the] music relates to the commitment seen in some of the greatest artist of our time. ” ”
““...filled with folksy sorrow and stringed sadness” ”
"....adds a fresh voice to the alternative folk scene with songs that mourn opportunities lost and celebrate hope renewed......captures the essence of todays troubador."
"a refreshing sound featuring bright string sounds sprinkled with some impressive fiddle lines. I like it, I really do.”
““....(His) songs reflect a maturity in songwriting that is comparable to the best the Americana genre has to offer. ” ”
"Water Falls" featured on American Songwriter Website
“Finalists in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest 2009”