”This is stern, intelligent, sensuous, melancholic, and compassionate music, not attractive pop stuff at all. It’s too confrontational, and also more objectively beautiful. Get this music. It’s really useful.“
"Knowing these songs fairly well, coming from Barbara’s former band Timbuk3, I pretended I was hearing them for the first time. They worked, radically, on their own.
Barbara’s dry clarity, in narratives from the intimate to the political, stands among the strongest American voices accompanied by this minimal a means, a single guitar, since Bruce Springsteen’s "Nebraska”. This music, played back to a Timbuk3 audience, will hold up far past authentically. For those few who wonder where the next “Nebraska” may show up - Barbara K’s got it right here.“