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Unofficial quotes

“I love the music. I can understand everything you sing (no mumbling).” ~ Bandcamp customer

“Player on the right reminded me of you, Chris! Player on the left was not dressed warmly enough.” ~ Facebook commenter

“When I contacted Cricket Blue, I was surprised that their response time was super fast, compared to some of the other bands I worked with on this blog.“ ~ TheOnlyACG​

“Baroque folk for metalheads.” ~ Phil Cohen

“You guys do some intricate shit.” ~ Sound guy, Portland ME

“i'm calling the Ghostbusters because this song is entirely too haunting.” ~ attackshark

“You know how some people used to have the entire Odyssey memorized? You guys seem like you’d be those kind of people.” ~ Videographer, Canton CT

“Brimming with Victorian sexual tension.” ~ Local pastor

Serotinalia is shows what's possible with just 2 people when they are the right kind of weirdos.” ~ faeroplane

"That was so fucked up and I loved it." ~ Youth in a Roman Field

“Elizabethan flavors with a dash of Stephen King.” ~ Facebook commenter

“A new song from you and/or Taylor is like someone handing me a cup of some strange little tea, and I sip it, and it's bright and enigmatic and in general terms just damn good tea.” ~ Facebook commenter

“lovely sound. song needs some work in terms of pace and cohesion.  !!” ~ YouTube commenter


“You should play more covers!” ~ Two people in a row at the merch table, Burlington VT


“Like Radiohead as interpreted by woodland creatures.“ ~ Henry Jamison

“Somewhere between tingly and prickly.“ ~ Ariela Aviva

“If Laura Heaberlin and Taylor Smith (aka Cricket Blue) don't knock your socks off, it's because you slipped them off quietly during their set.” ~ Alexandre Apfel, Fiddlehead Brewing

"Their songs are like the soundtrack for an English meadow." ~ kind Instagrammer

"When I got the perfect original...why should I watch you singing the very same thing in slightly not as good? Don't get me wrong : I like it. Just..not as much" ~ YouTube commenter

“Is that a viable career option?” ~ Stranger’s grandmother

“As their next song begins, you recognize in it the voice of Wisdom, and reach for your journal to record her fleeting lyrics. Enraptured, you lose all sense of being as you hurriedly scrawl. The audience applauds, and you awaken from your trance and look down at your notes. You recognize your script, but not the alphabet you wrote with.” ~ Excerpt from "My First Fanfiction: Cricket Blue Gothic"

“This is Halloween music!” ~ Robbie, age 6

"My friend and I... are writing a steampunk adventure novel... and we want to name a very important dimension hopping boat 'Cricket Blue'." ~ Phineas P., person who gets us completely

"I don't want to stress anyone out, like, cause, like, they might think that music is, like, pretty effortless. That was the most incredible thing I've ever heard with my ears, in like a long time, that's the greatest arrangement of that song that's ever existed - it has to be." ~ Quarter Rest Podcast

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