R2 magazine: “What stands out with these songs is the concision of the lyrics – no flab and false sentiment. The arrangements, too, are just right; this is a band of musicians experienced enough to know when to leave spaces for one another. Nothing’s crowded, and everything meshes together perfectly. Very impressive.”

fRoots magazine: “There should be more bands like Beggar’s Bridge taking the lore and legend of their own backyard and turning up the volume on specifically local electric roots.”

The Living Tradition“All in all, Beggar’s Bridge have given us an enthusiastic modern-day folk-rock album that’s strongly rooted in timeless storytelling and folk tradition, with writing the benchmark of whose craft is pitched well above the routine.”

Folkwords.com: “Beggar’s Bridge have with Short Stories and Tall Tales produced a memorable piece of folk rock.”

Folking.com: “Beggar’s Bridge craft songs from stories in the way that John Conolly and Bill Meek did in their heyday and that is high praise indeed.”

Bright Young Folk: “This is very much folk music in the modern world…an album which shows why folk song and folk tales are so fascinating.”