"Infectious melodies and a catchy hook reel you in on “Can’t Take That Away.” Pinto is a pop craftsman and this track is proof. Just wait until you are in the elevator a few days from now and start singing the la-las at the end of the song with a knowing smile and you will see."
“...his work shows that he really listens, reads, analyzes his own experience - then integrates it all to say something useful about the planet and our place here. His message is honest and his melodies are beautiful vehicles even when they convey rather somber lyrics......”
“just adore your lyrical work Jay..such rich, metaphorical imagery, and on "only the truth is funny" you've got a pop melody that approaches perfection. So much to love about your style and easy, well-crafted writing. Top bloke, top tunes. You got a new fan from the Empire!!”
“The lyrics are profound...there is a serious intent, a sometimes wrenching sadness behind the upbeat sound.”