An exquisite sound full of breathy enthusiasm and a grandeur that’s really quite impressive. The Truth Is Like The Sun could be called the Sgt. Pepper of the indie set! — No Depression
“One of the more intriguing releases in quite some time…seamlessly stitches together dozens of different influences into a cohesive quilt of modern pop…not a bum track out of ten!”
— Pop That Goes Crunch!
“The 10-or-so-piece New York band pillages sophisticated ideas—from its ‘60s chamber-pop forebears, from the Brill Building songwriting factory, from classic French pop, and so on—and infuses its songs with a healthy dose of drama, romanticism and hope.” —New Haven Advocate
“Strings, french horn, melodic bass, snare drums, guitar, and Perry Serpa’s rich expressive voice come together in a grand orchestral sweep that’s instantly accessable and catchy” —Freeway Jam
“Musically, this is head-shaking astonishing, alternately recalling The Smiths, Divine Comedy, the Bad Seeds and even early Elton John, a sort of grandiose collision of English folk and chamber music, with jazz and country flourishes.” —Flaunt