“Glorious, pedal-to-the-metal riff-rocking, played with swagger and panache”
– Nick Cristiano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Very cool guy, very cool record. Better than ever, in a lot of ways”
– Steven Van Zandt, Little Steven’s Underground Garage

“An incredible musical journey back to the swinging rock ‘n roll days of London”
– Ray Shasho, The Examiner

“Lovingly curated tribute to the music of his youth.
Fans will be delighted to hear Des Barres in such fine fettle”

– Paul Moody, Classic Rock Magazine

“Fresh and strong. The production is as clear as water and full of energy”

“Carnaby Street is no exercise in nostalgia.
Des Barres and his band sing and play like they mean it”

– Bill Kopp, Musoscribe

“Still the coolest guy on any street he walks down,
even with a blazing band chasing him every step of the way”

– Tony Conley, Rock Guitar Daily

“Bursting with natural flavors
only vintage 70s rock chromosomes can muster”

– Daniel Pavlica, The Rocktologist

“An extremely entertaining album”
– G. W. Hill, Music Street Journal

“The sound of a band having an absolute blast”

“A masterclass in Classic Rock, the way it used to be!”
– James Gaden, Fireworks Magazine

“He’s returned fit, forceful and full of piss and vinegar
amid bright blasts of gruff, old-school white blues”

– Nick DeRiso,

“As a record, Carnaby Street is a winner from beginning to end”
– Morley Seaver,

“A celebratory blues rock collection of well-crafted tunes”
– Ralph Greco Jr.,

“It’s really amazing to see just how much swagger Des Barres still has,
and he really brings it throughout this red hot album”

– Pete Pardo,

“Michael Des Barres embraces his hedonist history without wallowing
in nostalgia. And he does it with aplomb”

– Eleni P. Austin, CV Weekly

“This trip to Carnaby Street deserves to be included
in any tourist guide of British rock”

– Motel Bourbon blog

“The band has all the hallmarks of a crowd-pleasing outfit
with energy in their superb playing and their short, punchy songs”

– Martin Hutchinson, The Bolton News

“Carnaby Street is a real surprise, coming from a true rock ‘n’ roll survivor”
– Mark Kadzielawa, 69 Faces of Rock

“Class oozing out of every sonic pore, it’s a high-spirited record”
– Dmitry M. Epstein,

“Carnaby Street is, besides Patti Smith’s latest offering Banga,
the best rock album of 2012 so far”

– Markus Kerren,

“A fantastic album, full of rhythm, groove and sensuality”
– Pedro Carvalho, Via Nocturna