“Winner of the 2012 Independent Music Awards for Best Concept Album!”
“Six time Grammy nominated songwriter and Performer! Record of the Year. Song of the Year. Best Female Country Vocal Performance. Best Country Song.”
"I regard Amanda Richards as one of country music's most important singers. This disc [Play Dead] is a masterpiece."...
"She’s spellbinding across the spectrum, and a standout whose star is on the rise."
"Richards delivers with a stand-up comedian’s sharp timing and the righteous indignation of a woman who isn’t going to take shit from anyone."
"Richards is a fine storyteller, narrating her tales of heartache with a brutally honest pen."
"Don't Leave Your Woman (When There's Walking Dead) is a sad country masterpiece, one of the year's best songs!"...
"Play Dead is both sweet and enduring, despite Richards' bloody lyrical content. The end of days never sounded so great."
"From the moment I heard her single, "Magnum 45," I was jump-up-and-down psyched about this bold-voiced artist."