His first album, Evan Reeves, presents an eclectic mix of folk, pop, and cowboy music, and a tinge of spoken word. This is a terrific record, unabashed acoustic folk in a very electric age. Makes it sound a little edgy and risky, even. Excellent songwriting and fine hooks, which bring a lot of classic tunes to mind but don't rip anyone off. I particularly like the sophisticated attack in the songs, poking deep into love and life and totally avoiding the 'oh ain't love grand' simplicities...a thoughtful and tuneful album. We likes. -Mr. Cyrano- I'm most struck in the first listen by the variety and the relaxed feel. Listenable, playful, loose... David Roth, Seattle Folk songs and poetry from a singer who matches his pleasantly light voice with unobtrusive music that skips along. - Tim Quirk, Listen.com A Thoreau Examination: Evan Reeves' poetry and song lyrics are a refreshing return to sincerity in an age of chic cynicism. It was a privilege to work with him on editing some of the lyrics which eventually became this album. The Thoreau and Frost-inflected ideas and Beatlesque sense of structure renew one's faith in the power of songs. Joseph McCombs, RadioSpy.com.
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