Mark McKay is possibly the most accomplished songwriting son that you’ve never heard of adding to the vocabulary of the American songbook.
- Frederick Magazine
…pleasant balance between the tunefulness of Freedy Johnston and the open sound of Matthew Sweet…an artist who understands how to craft memorable, interesting songs.
- All Music Guide
Mark McKay is poised on the cusp of bigger things.
- San Francisco Bay Moniter
…expect great things from the studio album he’s currently working on with producer Eric “Roscoe” Ambel.
- Paste Magazine
…considerable talent in quiet and affecting settings.
- The Washington Post
- No Depression
Roots rock with a surreal twist.
- Indiana Daily Journal
Mark’s stuff is roots rockin’, but the lead track is a little more on the pop tip, it’s got a great hook.
- Meredith Ochs, NPR
Literate and understated, subtle and charged, Mark McKay makes music that fits alongside the likes of Steve Earle and Springsteen; an alt country force.
- Village Voice
The power-pop melancholy of Matthew Sweet, alt country throttle of Uncle Tupelo, and tattered insights of Townes Van Zandt all rolled into one potent little number.
- Harp Magazine