"His licks ranged from mellifluous to the kind of blues that could turn Jack White's head from 1,000 feet."
- Spin Magazine
"Barchords is a gorgeous, full-bodied recording that revels in spare but intensely flavorful textures. It’s that delightfully rare kind of record that commands an instant replay." - Los Angeles Times
"A sublime, incomparable leading man, one with a soulful, sweet and stylish touch in his song-writing."
"Stripped-down, harmony-brushed songs with gorgeous hooks and without a wasted note. 4-Stars"
- Guardian UK
“Barchords is a work of impeccably concise and considered songcraft.” - Toronto Star
“A reserved yet melodically rewarding exploration of relationships and heartache.” - The New Yorker