“In a realm ruled by sex merchandising a la Madonna, the rock band 10,000 Maniacs stands out as a voice of reason.”
Savvy, 1988
“Contrary to what their name suggests, 10,000 Maniacs play a mesmerizing amalgam of pop sounds that will sooner enchant than antagonize you.”
Express, 1987
“I care more about nuclear arms depots than I do about boys.”
Natalie Merchant, 1987
“Natalie Merchant possesses a purity of spirit and sincerity that most of today’s disposable pop demons could never achieve, let alone comprehend.”
Sounds, 1988