“Intense dynamics, deep humor, brave production and heavy songwriting: A new voice emerges to run with the greats.” – Playboy
“Branan’s hushed, dry whiskey voice and his sharp edged, story song lyrics make the appropriately titled Mutt a mongrel that rewards repeated spins…” -American Songwriter
“There’s a new breed of singer-songwriter – Ryan Adams, Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst and now Cory Branan.” – Rolling Stone
“…songwriting prodigy gives John Prine a run for the money.” – Billboard
“…armed with fierce lyrical gifts, Branan rejects Southern musical clichés, approaching his songs with humor, intuition and lowdown poeticism.” – Blender ”4 Out of 5 Stars.
” – Blender on 12 Songs “Editors pick.” – GQ on The Hell You Say