"Mary McBride is on a roving humanitarian mission." - THE NEW YORK TIMES


"In some sort of magical kingdom, every bar you walked into would have Mary McBride performing onstage. Her rugged, force-of-nature voice unpacks the old spiritual like some distant relative of gospel legend Marion Williams." 



"Her voice is part angel, part truck driver, as if to say sometimes you power through sadness and sometimes you hope for a miracle." - THE NEW YORK TIMES 


" McBride has become something of a treasure – easily one of the more credible competitors in the sweepstakes to stake out some of the roots music territory staked out by fellow Louisiana native Lucinda Williams. - THE VILLAGE VOICE


“Huge pipes, writes a mean song, and comes with a band that's rock-ready.” - HOUSTON PRESS

"...brilliant breakthrough record..." - CHICAGO SUN TIMES


”One of the greatest song cycles about love ever written..." - OFFBEAT


 "soulful shades of Janis Joplin on this fine collection of retro-inspired and flirty..." - PEOPLE


 “Passionate blasts of soulful music that explore the dark undercurrents of modern life while lifting the spirit in the process...” - PLAYBACK MAGAZINE


 "the future of blue-eyed soul..." - ALL THAT JAZZ


 "Enter Mary McBride, a rare exception whose song craft defies all expectations. This promising starlet has tailored a masterpiece, impeccable in every crevice." - HARP


"Equally at home in the clubs of her adopted NYC or in a texas dance hall, singer-songwriter Mary McBride is building a fan base that will keep her on the road for as long as she wants to be there.” - THE AUSTIN CHRONICLE 


"Her songwriting has the intriguing combination of heartland soul and city street grit...a crackling line between guitar-driven alt-rock and classic honky-tonk."  - NEW ORLEANS GAMBIT 


“impassioned vocals, greasy guitars, tales of heartache and lost dreams." - NO DEPRESSION