“a potent combination which amplifies the message in the uninhibitedly romantic lyricism to the nth degree. What Mr Darcy is to literature, Mermaid Avenue is to the airwaves” - Amelia Vandergast reviewing 'Darkest Hour'
“The compositional style of this band is inspired by the past but manages to be modern at the same time. We immediately realize that we are faced with musicians with a great compositional experience behind them as the harmonic and rhythmic construction of the song is impeccable.”
“Being a music-launching machine, Mermaid Avenue proves its talent with a unique and professional musicality” - Jessica Sea
“Listening to this hit, we remember what real music is, sincere, made with passion and quality”
“Live music with elements of country and blues sounds chic, melodic and organic. Graceful piano and steel guitar give color to this awesome musical composition. ” - Indie Dock Music Blog reviewing 'Darkest Hour'
“One of my favourite Australian bands..they just release such good tracks” - Isaac Banks
“What’s impressive about the ‘Darkest Hour’ is its incredible production along with the songwriting. I loved how they used each instrument carefully to create a beautiful harmony that I have been missing in new releases nowadays.” - Mena Ezzat
“The band eschew writing for a style or trend and tend to concentrate on letting the songs evolve to what they naturally must be. Songs about the human condition.” - Mike