Lights Out North Star
"...treads the emo terrain without resorting to shout-answer-shout screamo or navel-gazing mawkishness. The songs are layered with warm vocals, sprightly melodies, and bouncy rhythms..." -City Pages "...it's become more clear that in their youthful earnestness, their polished recording, and their pervading wistful mood, The Glad Version would fit right in with Conor Oberst's stable of Saddle Creek bands." -Pulse of the Twin Cities "Svec's lyrics were earnest and poignant, yet never 'cheesy' or 'emo-ish.' The first couple songs were good, but it wasn't until they played, 'Nineteen Eighty,' with it's chorus worthy of a rock anthem, that I was swept away. This song alone was worth the price of admission..." -howwastheshow.com.