"4 STARS--AN INSPIRATION to good guitarists, an awesome deterrent to the cack-handed, and a rare phantasmagoria to even the most amateur of listeners."
--Q MAGAZINE (UK), 12/91
"4 STARS...awesome, idiosyncratic chops...this music projects a coherent ensemble style and sensibility...soaring melodic flights and,
at times, an unexpected but welcome country-rock flavor."
--ROLLING STONE, 3/93
"A WIZARD'S BREW OF SONGS...sheer musical pleasure and inventiveness. Gary Lucas can be brazenly eclectic yet unpretentious. His ideas work. "
--ALTERNATIVE PRESS, 2/95
"JAW-DROPPING FRETWORK, this time all acoustic...the range of material is nearly as amazing as the man's instrumental facility. A pure pleasure."
--BILLBOARD (lead Pop album review with a star) 7/97
"5 STARS...GARY LUCAS IS A GENIUS OF AMERICAN MUSIC: a gifted guitarist, songwriter, bandleader and eclectic spirit."
"FEW MUSICAL PLEASURES COMPARE with an evening with GARY LUCAS and PETER STAMPFEL."
--THE NEW YORK TIMES, 8/01
"AN EPIC PSYCHEDELIC SENSIBILITY... Lucas' playing can only be described in superlatives."
--DENNI TELEGRAF (PRAGUE) 7/96
"4 STARS...LUCAS' SONGS FEATURE HIS CHARACTERISTIC WARMTH AND WIT...AND THE BAND ARE A FORMIDABLE UNIT."
--MOJO (UK), 10/2006
"TWO ARTS BEAT AS ONE'...Lucas' astonishing, febrile guitar-playing is a perfect expressive counterpoint to Buckey's untethered vocals."
--UNCUT (UK), 11/02
"A GUITARIST'S GUITARIST...a fixture on the downtown New York scene for years... putting a virtuosic spin on his heritage as well as adding a healthy dose of humor."
--BILLBOARD, 4/98 (lead Pop Album review with a star)
"5 STARS--ONE OF THE BAD BOYS OF JEWISH MUSIC...a follow-up to the inspired, wacky "Busy Being Born" and it pushes the envelope even further, but with astounding results."
--JEWISH WEEK, 12/00
"THIS WOULD MAKE EVEN THE MOST JADED DISCO HATER SMILE WITH
GLEE...in another world, John Peel would be loving this."
--ONE WEEK TO LIVE (UK), 6/07
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