Jane Gowan...is my Elvis Costello.
— Frank Gutch Jr., Rock and Reprise
“…there should be a home for bands that can so consistently craft smart, crisp pop songs and as long as Shade keeps writing records like One Last Show of Hearts, herohill will proudly yell from the rooftops hoping people to listen.”
— Bryan Acker, Herohill
Gowan’s lyrics are genuine and real. The music is both polished and raw, as well-produced indie music ought to be.
— Chris Menezes, Suite 101
...unexpected hues and intricate instrumental weaves ...a smart and witty playfulness
— Jim Di Gioia, Quick Before it Melts
[Their] music, lyrics, sound and vocals all have that real, genuine touch...
— Jimmy Rae, Scope Magazine