“‘Everything Breaks’ manages the uncommon trick of being both lovely and urgent…an elegiac litany of facts, descriptions, and/or circumstances, creating a kind of beauty-meets-tragedy atmosphere” — Fingertips Music
“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!
“Their previous blueprint of Divine Comedy’s update on Scott Walker remains, but it’s expanding: This lush pop full of douceur de vivre evinces the lovely gauze of Harry Nilsson with mid-period Tim Buckley.” —The Big Takeover
“I am so glad that someone is still making music like this. This is earnest, melodic, expertly arranged pop music of the highest quality. Right up with early Tom Waits, Burt Bacharach, and maybe even Randy Newman.” —music (for robots)
“Here Comes The Sharp Things brims with wistful words and lush, careful arrangements that offer stylistic nods back to the ‘60s. But this is no nostalgic trip; instead, the Sharp Things manage a fine balance of the old and the new, and the result is an earnest, aching, and often finely crafted timelessness.” —All Things Considered