I was extremely honored to have Ghost Towns take the #2 spot in The Isthmus‘s (Madison, WI) list of “The 10 Best Madison Albums of 2010”.
“When Statz moves away from social commentary, his best songs still brood. “Wichita Waltz” reflects on lost love with a twang that’s high on pathos.”
“The 10 Best Madison Albums of 2010” – The Isthmus
“The whole thing [Ghost Towns] is packed with tasty full-band americana…”
“john statz is a fantastic americana / singer-songwriter…”
Vocal Nerd Rodeo – Chicago, IL
“…a hard-chugging roots-rock record in the tradition of Neil Young and Tom Petty…”